All-rounder Ben Allison has returned to Worcestershire on a two-game loan deal.

The Pears have announced that Allison will be rejoining them for two upcoming Vitality County Championship matches - a home clash against Surrey and an away game at Durham.

After playing four Vitality Blast matches for Essex this season, Allison will remain available for their upcoming shortest-format fixtures against Hampshire and Kent before heading to Visit Worcestershire New Road.

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Head Coach Alan Richardson said: "We are thrilled to welcome Ben back to Worcestershire.

"His previous stint with us showcased his potential and commitment, and we believe he will be a valuable addition to our squad for these crucial fixtures.

"This opportunity allows Ben to gain more game time and continue his development as a cricketer, and we are excited to see him in action again."