BBC Sport cricket

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 09:58 GMT, Monday, 21 July 2008 10:58 UK

Tahir eyes full-time Hants deal

Imran Tahir
Tahir previously played for Middlesex and Yorkshire

Hampshire's new overseas signing Imran Tahir says he is looking to use his spell in England to earn a full-time county contract.

The Pakistan A leg-spinner, 29, arrived last week to join Hampshire for the remainder of this season.

Tahir made his debut in the Pro 40 defeat at Nottinghamshire on Sunday.

He told BBC Radio Solent: "I want to play first-class cricket all year. It would be great if I could earn a county contract for the whole season."

Tahir is Hampshire's third overseas player of the 2008 season, following New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond and Australian all-rounder Ian Harvey.




see also
Voges makes difference for Notts
20 Jul 08 |  Counties
Hampshire snap up spinner Tahir
18 Jul 08 |  Hampshire
Hants wait for overseas signing
30 Jun 08 |  Hampshire


related bbc links:

related internet links:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.