Kolkata:Retired Indian batsman Sourav Ganguly may play for Essex County Club in England's domestic T20 competition, next year.
It has been learnt that Ganguly, who will captain KKR in the IPL III, is in talk with Essex for the Friends Provident T20 championship, to be held from June 1-August 14 next year.
If Ganguly inks a deal, this will be the first time that the former India captain will be recruited by an overseas club after his retirement from international cricket.
The southpaw, who retired from international cricket during the Australia series last year, has in the past played for Lancashire in 2000, Glamorgan in 2005 and Northamptonshire in 2006 in the County cricket.
He had also played in England's domestic T20 meet, then called the Twenty20 Cup, for Glamorgan and Northamptonshire.
According to information, Ganguly could also take part in exhibition matches in Florida and Toronto in February.
Middlesex after signing Adam Gilchrist are also hoping to get the services of Sachin Tendulkar for the Twenty20 Cup.