LONDON: Pakistan tempo bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has signed to play for Middlesex for the 2022 season, the English county cricket membership introduced on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old big left-arm fast will play first-class and white-ball cricket for the membership till he joins up with Pakistan for worldwide obligation in mid-July.
Afridi has performed 19 Tests, 28 one-day internationals and 30 Twenty20 matches since he made his worldwide debut.
“We are absolutely delighted to have secured the services of one of international cricket’s most exciting talents,” stated Middlesex chief govt Andrew Cornish.
“Shaheen is a world-class pace bowler, and we are thrilled that he will be representing us in 2022.”
Shaheen stated he was delighted to have the possibility to play at Lord’s, the place Middlesex play most of their residence matches.
“I am very excited to be playing for Middlesex next season,” he stated. “I know from my time in England they are a great county and to play at the home of cricket really will be a dream come true.”