The 34-year-old right-handed batsman, who has previous county experience at Somerset, Essex and Glamorgan but now he has penned a two-year deal with the Red Rose with an option to extend to a third year as a non-overseas player, subject to receiving official clearance.
— Lancashire CCC (@LancsCCC) January 22, 2015
He has scored 2,093 Test runs with five hundreds in 36 Tests for his country since making his debut against India, while he also played in 21 ODIs and two T20s for the Proteas.
Petersen took to twitter to tweet his thoughts after completing a two-year deal with the Lancashire,
Im delighted to join @LancsCCC for the next few years. Look forward to the next chapter of my professional career. cant wait 2 get started!
— Alviro Petersen (@AlviroPetersen) January 22, 2015