T20: England’s patel signs for Warriors

2013-02-15 00:00

CAPE TOWN — The Warriors yesterday announced the signing of England and Nottinghamshire player Samit Patel for the forthcoming T20 Domestic Cup (Ram Slam T20 Cup).

Patel, who is in New Zealand with the England team, will arrive in Port Elizabeth on February 25 and be available for the rest of the series.

Patel has played 18 international T20s and 111 domestic matches for Nottinghamshire with a highest score of 84.

A slow left-arm orthodox bowler, he has taken 79 wickets in 111 matches.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Warriors for the Ram Slam T20 competition,” he said.

“I’ve heard fantastic things about the team and the area.

“The Warriors have a history of doing well in this format and I hope I can add something extra …

“I want to thank my county in England for releasing me to play, and speaking to the staff at the Warriors I really can’t wait to start,” said Patel.

Coach Piet Botha said: “We are delighted that Samit will be joining the Warriors. His experience at the highest level will be of great benefit to our squad both on and off the field.”

The Warriors travel to Kimberley today for their first match against the Knights to be played on Sunday. — Sport24.

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