London, Sep 10: India left-hander Gautam Gambhir will return to England to rejoin his county club Essex. He will play against Kent tomorrow (Wednesday).
Gambhir had flown back to India on September 1 following a bereavement in his family, Essex said in a statement.
"Essex County Cricket Club can announce that Gautam Gambhir will be returning to the Club following a sudden bereavement in his family.
Gautam returned home to India on 1 September but will now rejoin the Essex squad ahead of the trip to Kent on Wednesday 11 September in the LV= County Championship at Canterbury," Essex said.
So far Gambhir has played four matches for Essex scoring a century in one of them. He hit a ton in the second innings against Gloucestershire.