Sally [UK], April 6 (ANI): On Tuesday, the Surrey County Cricket Club announced a deal with Australian Seamer Sean Abbott for the entire Vitality Blast Group stage and three County Championship games.
Abbott will replace Sally’s second overseas player on behalf of West Indies seamer Kemal Roach when Roach returns to the Caribbean. He will join the team in time for Gloucestershire to visit Kia Oval between May 27th and 30th.
The Australians will then stay in South London for Sally’s Blast South Group match and the last two County Championship Group 2 matches between Hampshire and Somerset.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to go up and play, and I’m happy to play with the Sally guys who played at Sydney 6ers,” Abbott said in an official statement.
“Obviously, I’ll learn and get better as a cricket player while I want to bring out Sally’s color, get involved in the setup over there, and help Sally win the Vitality Blast and LV = County Championship. I hope that, “he said. Added.
Abbott has recently been incredibly successful in his domestic cricket, which won the Big Bash League consecutively in the Sydney Sixers in 202020, in addition to his nine Whiteball appearances in Australia21.
Seam Bowling’s all-rounder is also a key figure in the Sheffield Shield and Marsh One Day Cup campaigns in New South Wales, contributing to the finals of both tournaments.
He participated in the four-day Sheffield Shield seven times, collecting 17 wickets and marking the first first-class century. Six more wickets participated in the over 50 competition.
Alec Stewart, Cricket’s Sally Director, said: “We are delighted to have secured Sean’s service in three LV = County Championship matches and all T20 group games. His comprehensive skills and experience trophies that have earned BBL in a row are us. Will add real power to the group, while Roach will arrive in the UK and will be able to play in Sally’s match against Leicestershire from April 15th. (ANI)
Sally signs Australian all-rounder Sean Abbott
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