Cricket: New Zealand bowler Henry joins Worcestershire

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LONDON, Jan 8, 2016 (AFP) – Worcestershire have signed New Zealand paceman Matt Henry as their overseas player for the first half of the 2016 season, the English county announced on Friday.
Subject to ratification from New Zealand cricket, the 24-year-old will play for Worcestershire between April and the end of June, when he will be replaced by South Africa bowler Kyle Abbott.
“Worcestershire have had strong links with New Zealand cricket going back to when Glenn Turner played for them for many seasons and more recently with Colin Munro and Mitchell McClenaghan, and I am looking forward to playing for them,” Henry told the Worcestershire website.
“I hope I can play my part in getting them off to a good start in trying to regain that Division One spot — as well as having another successful run in the NatWest T20 Blast — and experiencing county cricket will be good for my all-round development as a player.”
Henry made his Test debut against England last year and is currently
playing for New Zealand in their limited-overs series with Sri Lanka.