Jafer Chohan, a 20-year-old legspinner, has joined Yorkshire on a rookie contract till the tip of the 2023 season.
Chohan, who got here by the ranks at Middlesex and performed within the Berkshire facet that gained final season’s Nationwide Counties 50-over competitors, has since impressed on the South Asian Cricket Academy (SACA) and can hyperlink up with the Yorkshire squad subsequent week.
In his time at SACA, Chohan was capable of check his expertise in county 2nd XI fixtures, and went on to impress at SACA’s open day in November on the Adil Rashid Cricket Centre, from which he earned an invite to a trial with Yorkshire. He additionally impressed as a internet bowler for the England Check squad forward of their latest tour of Pakistan, and turns into the sixth SACA graduate to earn county recognition, together with 4 gamers and two coaches.
“We’re thrilled to have signed Jafer for the 2023 season having been impressed over the previous few months,” Darren Gough, Yorkshire’s director of cricket stated. “He’s a formidable participant with a singular skillset and I sit up for seeing what he can do in a Yorkshire shirt in 2023.”
The membership will help Chohan as he continues his research at Loughborough College, with the bowler set to be obtainable for choice in all codecs from the beginning of the season.
SACA co-founder & Managing Director Dr Tom Brown stated: “We’re delighted for Jafer and really excited to see what he can do now he has the prospect to showcase his expertise on the skilled circuit. We would prefer to thank Yorkshire for giving him this chance and sit up for seeing him in motion for the white rose in 2023.”