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Pakistani Spinner Gets Signed by Gloucestershire for 2022 County Season

Pakistan’s all-rounder, Zafar Gohar has been re-signed by Gloucestershire for the entirety of the upcoming 2022 season of the English County Championship.

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Zafar was signed by Gloucestershire last season and put in impressive performances in the four matches he played in the season. The left-arm spinner picked up 20 wickets including three five-wicket hauls in those four matches.

The 26-year old will be available for the full season this time around. He will be initially retained on a pay-by-appearance basis until the end of July before becoming a full-time member of the squad for August and September of 2022.

Gloucestershire’s performance director, Steve Snell expressed his delight at signing the Pakistani all-rounder. He said that Zafar’s impressive performances at the back-end of last season proved the quality of the talent he possesses. He said that the county team is excited to acquire the services of the 26-year old as he provides the team with depth and balance.

Zafar made his first-class debut in 2013 and has since been regarded as one of the most talented players in Pakistan’s domestic circuit. He has played 49 first-class matches and has picked up 181 wickets including 9 five-wicket hauls at an average of 29.24 and has scored 1,347 runs including five half-centuries and one century at an average of 21.72.

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