Worcestershire have signed Pakistan limited-overs worldwide quick bowler Mohammad Hasnain for the ultimate six matches of this summer time’s County Championship Division Two marketing campaign.
But he has now agreed to function in Worcestershire’s two Championship video games in July – and 4 extra in September.
Hasnain is scheduled to make his Pears debut away to Middlesex on 11 July.
“We are going to have a real crack at the Championship,” stated the county’s cricket steering group chairman Paul Pridgeon. “On fairly flat surfaces with Duke balls, he might just help to blast teams out.
“He isn’t out there for the Glamorgan sport however the final six Championship video games from Middlesex onwards.”
Hasnain has only previously played six first-class matches, but he has represented Pakistan at both T20 and ODI level, having so played in a combined 26 internationals.
He will hyperlink up with fellow Pakistan international Azhar Ali.
“Azhar has had nothing however good issues to say about Worcestershire,” said Hasnain. “Hopefully, I could make the same affect to him.
“I want to help Worcestershire win matches first and foremost, but I also want to play more first class cricket.
“I’m actually wanting ahead to my first style of county cricket. It will likely be a part of my cricketing schooling enjoying in England on totally different pitches.”
At the halfway point of the Championship season, Worcestershire currently stand fifth, 28 points off Division Two leaders Nottinghamshire, having won two and lost one of their first seven matches.
But they are without two key pacemen, former captain Joe Leach, who has played in just three games this season and is getting over a back problem, and Josh Tongue, who is on his way back after a shoulder injury, while wicketkeeper Ben Cox has been on a short break “for psychological well being causes”.