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Keshav Maharaj joins Middlesex as abroad participant for 2023

Middlesex have recruited Keshav Maharaj as an abroad participant for the primary 4 months of the 2023 season.

Maharaj, South Africa’s left-arm spinner, will arrive forward of Middlesex’s third Championship sport towards Nottinghamshire on April 20 and might be accessible for eight four-day fixtures in whole, in addition to the whole thing of the T20 Blast.

Alan Coleman, Middlesex’s director of cricket, mentioned that it was “important” to herald a “world-class expertise” forward of the membership’s first season within the Championship’s prime division since 2017, and that he would play a job mentoring Luke Hollman and Thilan Walallawita.

“We’re delighted that Keshav has signed for Middlesex this season and are actually excited to have somebody of his calibre and expertise becoming a member of us for the primary 4 months of the season,” Coleman mentioned. “The younger spinners we have now in our squad will profit enormously from having Keshav with us this 12 months.”

Maharaj might be taking part in for his third completely different county, after earlier stints with Lancashire and Yorkshire. He has taken 72 wickets at 21.72 throughout his 13 video games within the Championship.

“I am actually excited to be linking up with such knowledgeable and skilled county and am trying ahead to sporting the Middlesex colors and calling the Residence of Cricket my residence,” he mentioned.

Middlesex beforehand introduced that Pieter Malan would return as an abroad participant after a profitable stint final 12 months.

Elsewhere, Richard Gleeson has re-signed with Lancashire on a two-year, T20-only contract.



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