Tasmania sign Dutchman ten Doeschate for T20

Updated: 06 September 2010 18:18 IST

Dutch allrounder Ryan ten Doeschate has been signed by Tasmania to play in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash this season, officials said on Monday.

Tasmania sign Dutchman ten Doeschate for T20
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Sydney:

Dutch allrounder Ryan ten Doeschate has been signed by Tasmania to play in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash this season, officials said on Monday.

South African-born ten Doeschate, 30, will join Pakistan's Rana Naved-ul-Hasan as Tasmania's two international players this season, team coach Tim Coyle said.

Coyle said ten Doeschate, a regular with English county Essex, had an impressive record with both bat and ball.

"His credentials suit what we need perfectly," Coyle told reporters.

"He's an attacking, hard-hitting player who clears the boundary regularly, a very handy bowler and an excellent fieldsman."

The Twenty20 Big Bash runs from December 30 to the final on February 5.

Topics : Cricket
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