Pak all rounder Yasir Arafat excited over signing up for Lancashire

   May 2, 5:27 pm

London, May 2(ANI): Pakistan all rounder Yasir Arafat has expressed his delight at signing up for Lancashire, and would be available to play in Friends Life T20 competition, which starts in June.

Arafat had previously played in the competition for Kent, Sussex and Surrey. He will feature alongside fellow Pakistani Junaid Khan in this season's twenty over campaign for the Manchester-based club.

He also has played domestic twenty over cricket in New Zealand, South Africa and recently in Bangladesh, in addition to several seasons in England, accumulating 148 wickets in the twenty over format in 126 matches.

"I'm really pleased and excited at signing for such a famous team such as Lancashire. They have a history of winning tournaments and I hope I can perform well for them and help them do well in the Friends Life T20 competition this season," PakPassion.net quoted Arafat, as saying.

"Lancashire is a strong all round side with some very experienced cricket ers as well as young, up and coming players and has a very good coach in Peter Moores. This opportunity is a fantastic one and I had no hesitation in signing for Lancashire," he added. (ANI)

Proud to become first Pakistani to score ton against all countries, says Younis Khan Oct 23, 3:27 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 23 (ANI): Pakistani veteran batsman Younis Khan has said that he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred against all nine Test opponents and equaling the record of most hundreds for his country on Wednesday.
Full Story
Slain Steenkamp's mother says she doesn't want revenge Oct 23, 2:21 pm
Wellington, Oct 23 (ANI): The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot dead by Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's day last year, has said she does not want "revenge".
Full Story
Khloe K can't get in touch with Lamar Odom to finalize divorce Oct 23, 2:21 pm
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian is reportedly unable to get hold of her estranged husband Lamar Odom in order to finalize their divorce.
Full Story
Serena Williams suffers 'worst' loss in 16 years at WTA Finals Oct 23, 12:41 pm
London, Oct 23 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams suffered her "worst" loss in 16 years as she was beaten 6-0 6-2 by Simona Halep at the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals in Singapore.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY