Nottinghamshire left-arm fast bowler Mark Footitt will join Derbyshire on an initial 28-day loan where he will be available to play Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup cricket.
The 32-year-old, who spent six seasons with the 3aaa County Ground Club between 2010 and 2015, is scheduled to be available for two four-day matches and five 50-over games, starting against Warwickshire tomorrow (Thursday).
“Mark’s pre-season has been affected by injury and we feel it’s a good opportunity for him to get out there and get some cricket under his belt,” said Nottinghamshire Director of Cricket Mick Newell.
“We feel it’s a good opportunity for him to get out there and get some cricket under his belt.” Director of Cricket Mick Newell
“Our pace attack has started the season in fine form and Mark has found himself short of game time so far.
“Hopefully he can get some overs under his belt and come back ready to go when the season ramps up from June onwards.”
Footitt began his county career at Trent Bridge, making his debut first-class debut in 2005, and has also played at Surrey.
Derbyshire's Cricket Advisor, Kim Barnett, said: “We’re grateful to Nottinghamshire and Peter Moores for allowing Mark to join us for this busy period, and I’m sure this arrangement will be good for all parties.”
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