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Victoria sign up Tanvir for T20 Big Bash
by CricketArchive Staff Reporter


Player:Sohail Tanvir
Event:KFC Twenty20 Big Bash 2009/10

DateLine: 9th December 2009

 

Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been confirmed as Victoria's second overseas player for the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash which begins later this month. The bowler, who helped Pakistan win the ICC World Twenty20 earlier this year and the Rajasthan Royals take the inaugural Indian Premier League title in 2008, joins West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo in the Victoria squad.

 

Tanvir also played for South Australia in last year's competition and he said:

 

"Iím very excited by the prospect of playing in front of a 'home' crowd at the great MCG, and representing Victoria in this strong competition.

 

"The Bushrangers have a solid record in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash so itís a great honour, and I look forward to playing my part in the team and contributing to some entertaining and successful cricket.

 

ďWith so many good players in this yearís tournament Ė both locally and from overseas Ė Iím sure itís going to be a great experience.Ē

 

Victoria have won the Big Bash three times, finishing as runners-up to the New South Wales Blues last season.

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