Sohail Tanvir signs to play T20 for Victoria
MELBOURNE: Australiaĺs Victoria club has signed up with Pakistan pace bowler Sohail Tanvir for Twenty20 tournament.
Sohail Tanvir is waiting for NOC from the Pakistan Cricket Board for playing the tournament in Australia.
The Pakistani pacer will represent Victoria club in Australiaĺs T20 tournament which will begin from December 28.
He will replace Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan as a foreign recruit for Victoria in Australia''s domestic season.
Muralitharan was unavailable due to national commitments, making room for Tanvir to join West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo as Victoria''s two international signings.
Sohail Tanvir was the leading wicket-taker in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, taking 22 wickets at an average of 12.09 for the Rajasthan Royals, including a record 6-14 in a match against Chennai. He played for South Australia last season in the Australian T20 competition.
Sohail Tanvir has requested the PCB for permission to play for Victoria in Australia.