Piyush Chawla: Somerset sign spinner as overseas replacement

India leg-spinning all-rounder Piyush Chawla has signed for Somerset and is expected to make his debut within days.

Chawla has yet to be issued with a visa in India but Somerset are confident the matter will be swiftly resolved.

The 24-year-old has been signed as Somerset’s overseas player to replace Abdur Rehman, who has recently been called up by Pakistan.

“I am delighted to get the chance to play county cricket for Somerset,” Chawla said.

Chawla, who had a brief spell in England with Sussex in 2009, has played in three Tests, 25 one-day Internationals and seven Twenty20 internationals. Read more
Courtesy : www.bbc.co.uk

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