Afridi signs up for Hampshire T20 campaign

Updated: 09 January 2010 14:14 IST

English county Hampshire have signed Pakistan one-day star Shahid Afridi as their second overseas player for this year's domestic Twenty20 competition.

London:

English county Hampshire have signed Pakistan one-day star Shahid Afridi as their second overseas player for this year's domestic Twenty20 competition.

Afridi, player of the tournament as Pakistan won the World Twenty20 last summer, will join Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis at the Rose Bowl.

The 29-year-old has previously played in England with Leicestershire and Kent and Hampshire first team manager Giles White said: "He is renowned as one of the best Twenty20 players in the world and is a match-winner with both bat and ball.

"It is an exciting prospect for the club and its supporters to have two such exciting players involved in this year's competition."

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