HomeSPORTSSri Lanka seamer Asitha Fernando joins Notts for last County Championship stretch

Sri Lanka seamer Asitha Fernando joins Notts for last County Championship stretch

Asitha Fernando, the Sri Lanka quick bowler, has signed to play for Nottinghamshire within the last three rounds of the County Championship.

Fernando, 26, has taken 35 wickets in 12 Checks at a median of 28.97 and is ready for his first spell in county cricket, bolstering Notts seam-bowling choices for the previous few weeks of the season.

“Asitha has already proven his expertise on the worldwide stage, and we imagine he has the skillset wanted to achieve success in English circumstances,” Notts head coach, Peter Moores, stated. “We’re excited to have him with us, and he’ll add a lot wanted depth to our bowling assets till the tip of the season.

“We have had some misfortune with accidents and we’re nonetheless within the state of affairs of not having our full complement of seamers obtainable. This has meant better workloads for a smaller variety of bowlers, and Asitha might help ease that strain over the course of our run-in.

“The entire group recognises the significance of those final three video games and the necessity for everybody to step up, so we will end the season strongly. Having had a bye within the first spherical of video games, we have had an prolonged construct as much as put together ourselves for the problem forward, which we’re all trying ahead to.”

Elsewhere, Hampshire seamer Scott Currie has joined Leicestershire on mortgage for his or her final three video games, because the Midlands membership proceed a shock push for promotion from Division Two.


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