Alzarri Joseph to join Worcestershire for start of English County Championships

By March 22, 2021

West Indies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has signed to play for Worcestershire in the English County Championships as their overseas player.

According to ESPNCricinfo, the 24-year-old Antiguan is set to travel on April 4 to the United Kingdom where he will be available for the first seven fixtures in the County Championships. Joseph is currently playing for the West Indies in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.

"I am thrilled to be joining Worcestershire for the early part of the summer," said Joseph, who has grown in stature as an effective bowling allrounder over the past year.

"When I heard the club was interested in me, I had no hesitation in saying yes. The club has a strong squad with a nice balance of youth and experience, and I'm really looking forward to working with bowling coach Alan Richardson.

"I would also like to thank Cricket West Indies for allowing me the opportunity to go and experience county cricket"

Worcerstshire Cricket Steering Group Chairman Paul Pridgeon said he was happy to have the young fast bowler on board.

"He is a quality performer, and we are delighted to have signed him for the best part of two months. Alzarri is going to be available for seven matches and is an exciting prospect."

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