The South African born cricketer played in the Sheffield Shield and claimed 33 wickets
Australian pacer Michael Neser joins Surrey for the 2020 County Championship. He was part of the squad who competed against England for the Ashes series held last month. Neser played two ODI matches last year against England at an average of 26.43.
He played for Queensland in the 2017-18 season of the Sheffield Shield. He bagged 39 scalps and ended the season with 33 wickets. Neser spoke after the contract signing, he seems to be very excited to play for the team.
‘It has been a long-held ambition of mine to play county cricket’, Neser said. ‘To be able to do so at The Kia Oval alongside some fabulous players is obviously hugely exciting for me. I look forward to contributing and helping the guys challenge at the top of the County Championship in 2020’.
Surrey’s director of cricket Alec Stewart was pleased to have Neser in the team to play for next season. ‘What I have seen of him, plus strong recommendations from former Australian players whose opinions I greatly respect, means I am very pleased Michael will join us for the first half of next year's County Championship’.
‘The experience he will have gained from being a part of Australia's Ashes squad will stand him in good stead for the coming season. I look forward to seeing him perform successfully in a Surrey shirt’, he added.
Michael Neser plays for Adelaide Strikers. It is a team that plays for the Big Bash League. To know more about the league, read the page on Betwala.
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