Cricketer leaves Sussex club

England spinner Monty Panesar has left the Sussex County Cricket Club.

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The only way is Essex for Monty Panesar

Sussex have released Monty Panesar after concluding their investigation into his behaviour outside a Brighton nightclub Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire.

Monty Panesar has been given a lifeline to secure his place in England's Ashes squad this winter after Essex signed the slow left armer on loan for the rest of the season.

Sussex cricketer will leave Club

The cricketer will be allowed to leave the club at the end of the season Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Sussex County Cricket Club have confirmed that Monty Panesar will be allowed to leave the Club at the end of the season.

The Club recently investigated the player after an incident took place on Monday, August 5 where both parties reached an agreement.

Monty will become a free agent as of Friday, September 27, 2013.

Sussex have agreed to Monty's request to play on loan for a club in Division Two for the rest of the season.

Zac Toumazi, Chief Executive of Sussex Cricket, said “Having reviewed the whole situation the Club has agreed that Monty be released from his contract. This will give him every opportunity to put his personal and professional life back on track.”

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