Ajinkya Rahane to play for Leicestershire in 2023 county season

India batter Ajinkya Rahane is about to affix Leicestershire for the English summer time and can play eight County Championship matches and is out there for the whole thing of the One-Day Cup 50-over competitors.
He joins Leicestershire’s abroad signings listing for 2023, which has South Africa allrounder Wiaan Mulder, who has rejoined for all three codecs, and Afghanistan fast Naveen-ul-Haq, who has signed for a 3rd consecutive Vitality Blast marketing campaign.

The membership stated that Rahane is anticipated to reach in June following his IPL stint with Chennai Super Kings.

“I’m really happy to be joining Leicestershire for the upcoming season,” Rahane stated in an announcement. “I can’t wait to play alongside my new teammates and explore the vibrant city of Leicester.”

Rahane beforehand had a stint in county with Hampshire in 2019 the place he scored a century on county debut in opposition to Nottinghamshire.
Having final performed a Test match in January 2022, Rahane stated lately that he wasn’t giving up hope of a comeback for India. In this season’s Ranji Trophy, the nation’s premier first-class competitors, Rahane has amassed 634 runs in seven matches, together with a double hundred, averaging 57.63.

“I’m extremely excited to welcome Ajinkya to Leicestershire,” the membership’s director of cricket Claude Henderson stated. “He comes with a lot of experience and a tremendous work ethic. It’s a great opportunity for us to tap into that.

“I had conversations with [assistant coach] Alfonso Thomas and [head coach] Paul Nixon, who had eyed Ajinkya up to now, so he was all the time on our radar. It was a case of seeing what the workforce wanted, which was undoubtedly a senior abroad batsman, so we’re delighted to have secured somebody of Ajinkya’s calibre.”

Source web site: www.espncricinfo.com

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