The Pakistan cricket team’s Mohammad Abbas will rejoin Hampshire County Cricket Club for the remainder of their county season, as announced by club on Sunday (August 29). However, he’ll have to undergo a period of quarantine which keeps him out of match at The Ageas Bowl against Yorkshire from August 30. Meanwhile, Abbas is available for selection in upcoming games starting with Warwickshire that starts on September 5.
For Hampshire’s cricket team, Abbas is returning to the role of second overseas player after Kyle Abbott. He made 27 wickets at an average of 15.96 during the group stage in Division One for County Championship Group 2 and brought them up from a fourth place finish with 8.5 points carried forward into their current position as 4th among six teams with 21 points compared to Warwickshire first, 18.5 for Somerset followed by Lancashire coming third with 16.5 then Nottinghamshire fifth also on 5 while Yorkshire are last on 4 point 50 carrying no extra weight since they were already there before this round started
Abbas who joined back his county cricket team is now its second foreign player following behind Kyle Abbot taking 27 Wickets.