Derbyshire Snap Up Big-Hitting Bosman

Derbyshire Snap Up Big-Hitting Bosman
Derbyshire Snap Up Big-Hitting Bosman
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Derbyshire have signed up South African big-hitting batsman Loots Bosman for their Friends Provident t20 campaign.

The batsmen, who currently tops the Cricket World MVP Rankings for Twenty20 Internationals, has played 13 One-Day Internationals and six Twenty20 Internationals, memorably scoring 94 in 48 balls against England in November.

“The opportunity to sign a player of Loots’ quality and specialist expertise for T20 cricket was too good for us to miss and I am delighted that the deal has been agreed," Head of Cricket John Morris said.

“The big bonus for us is that he is expected to be available for the vast majority of matches during the competition; something that won’t necessarily be the case with all overseas players who have been recruited.

“Anybody who saw Loots’ sensational innings against England in the International Twenty20 back in November will be able to vouch for his quality and the kind of exhilarating entertainment he can provide.”

Bosman has also been named in South Africa's squad for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in the Caribbean.

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