Pakistani test fast bowler Mir Hamza will make his county debut this season after signing in 2019 for nine first-class games at Sussex.
26-year-old Hamza, who played his only test against Australia last October, will join the county team in May this year.
“Hamza will be available for eight Specsavers County Championship matches, starting with the away game against Northamptonshire, which begins on Monday, May 20, and the game against Lancashire at Old Trafford, which begins on Saturday, July 13. ends. “
“He will also be available for the Tournament Match against Australia A in Arundel between Sunday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 10,” the statement added.
Hamza was thrilled to sign on to Sussex and said he was looking forward to learning from the County Championship experience.
“I am very excited to have the chance to play County Cricket with a great club like Sussex, following in the footsteps of Pakistani legends like Javed Miandad and Imran Khan,” he said.
“I hope I can make a good contribution to some victories. And personally, I’m looking forward to working with Jason Gillespie and learning from him. “Mir Hamza added.