Middlesex have signed Pakistan paceman Shaheen Afridi for the 2022 season.
The 6ft 6in left-armer, 21, has made 19 Check appearances and has 59 white-ball caps. He took his first 10-wicket Check haul in opposition to the West Indies in August.
He’ll stick with Middlesex till worldwide obligation in mid-July, that means he can play in your complete T20 Blast and a part of the County Championship season.
Shaheen performed for Hampshire within the 2020 T20 competitors, the place he took six wickets within the membership’s closing match.
“We’re completely delighted to have secured the companies of one in every of worldwide cricket’s most fun abilities. Shaheen is a world-class tempo bowler, and we’re thrilled that he will probably be representing us in 2022,” mentioned Middlesex chief government Andrew Cornish.
“His signature was extremely sought-after, and the truth that he has chosen to hitch Middlesex is an enormous coup for us as a membership and speaks volumes of our ambitions.”
Shaheen added: “I do know from my time in England they’re a terrific county and to play on the house of cricket actually will probably be a dream come true.”