The 33 year old batsman played with Middlesex for 13 years
England batsman Dawid Malan signs with Yorkshire after stepping down as Middlesex captain. He had been playing with Middlesex since his debut in 2006. The 32-year-old cricketer decided to part ways with the team he played for 13 years despite having two years left on the contract.
‘I have enjoyed 13 happy and successful years at Middlesex, and I am hugely grateful to everyone at the club - staff, players and supporters - for their support during this period. I am privileged to have played for so long’, Malan said.
Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale spoke about Malan. According to him, he was the player that they’re looking for the team. He also said that they always wanted to speak with him as they saw his potential of leaving Middlesex.
‘We needed somebody with experience and Malan has got Test experience. Not so long ago, we were watching him score runs for England in the Ashes’, Gale said.
As Malan will move to a new team, he expressed his excitement to move to Leeds and start the new page of his career.
Malan amassed 11,229 first-class runs with 724 runs in 15 Tests. To know more about Test cricket, read the page on Betwala.
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