Petersen will return to Somerset in 2014

Alviro Petersen will play for Somerset next year. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Somerset County Cricket Club have confirmed South African Test batsman Alviro Petersen will be returning to the Club as their overseas player for the 2014 season.

During his spell with the County in 2013 the top order batter, who has played in 26 Test matches, appeared in six Championship games in which he scored 562 runs at an average of 46.83, including a century on his debut at the Oval.