Surrey sign Keedy

  • Last Updated: October 12 2012, 7:59 BST

Surrey have signed veteran left-arm spinner Gary Keedy from Lancashire.

Keedy: Signed for Surrey

The 37-year-old, who made over 400 appearances for Lancashire and claimed more than 800 wickets in all competitions, has signed a two-year contract with Surrey that ties him to the Kia Oval until the end of the 2015 season.

Keedy said: "I have had a fantastic 18 seasons at Lancashire and would like to thank all the players, staff and members there for everything they have done for me."

"However, I have reached the time in my career when I need to move on in order to fulfil my ambitions and I am very excited to be joining Surrey at this time. They are a great club with a long history and an exciting future and I am really looking to playing my part over the next few seasons."

Surrey team director Chris Adams said: "Gary Keedy has been one of the leading bowlers in county cricket for over a decade and I am delighted he will be joining us for the next two seasons.

"As well as his fantastic ability with the ball, he will play a valuable role in the dressing room throughout the year - helping to impart his experience to the younger members of our squad."


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