Sean Ervine, the Hampshire and former Zimbabwe allrounder, has signed for Zimbabwe domestic side Matabeleland Tuskers for the remainder of the season. He could make his debut on December 12 against Mountaineers.

Having scored 1,155 runs and taken 22 wickets in all competitions for Hampshire last season, Ervine, 29, will be available for the Castle Logan Cup and Coca-Cola Pro50 Championship. He will return home in time for Hampshire's pre-season tour of Barbados.

Ervine has previously played for other franchises in Zimbabwe's Twenty20 competition. In February 2010 he played for Southern Rocks before appearing for Mountaineers in November of that year.