Sohail Tanveer leaving for Australia

KARACHI: Pakistani cricket all-rounder Sohail Tanveer today is leaving for Australia where he will play five Twenty20 matches for South Australia.

The twenty-four-year-old all-rounder has signed a short-term contract with South Australia at a time when the Indian team has cancelled its tour of Pakistan.

The left-arm bowler and the left-hand batsman will return home in the second week of the next month after playing a short season for South Australia.