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Harbhajan Singha set to sign for Essex
9:45am Thursday 21st June 2012 in Sport
COUNTY CRICKET: ESSEX were last night closing in on a deal to sign Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh, the Thurrock Gazette understands.
The 31-year-old would be brought in to bolster the club’s bowling options in their flagging Championship division two campaign.
A source close to the club said a deal was “not a million miles away”.
Singh, who has been out of favour with the national selectors, has been playing with the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
For more cricket see Friday's THURROCK GAZETTE