Qadri to join Kent

Tuesday 24th September 2019
& News
Written by Tom Skinner

Hamidullah Qadri will join Kent after his Derbyshire contract expires.

The off-spinner turned down the club’s offer of a new contract and will sign for Kent at the end of the current season.

Qadri,18, claimed a five-wicket haul against Glamorgan on his first-class debut and went on to make 13 appearances for the club.

The young bowler took 23 first-class wickets at an average of 35.91, while he also featured in three List A matches for Derbyshire.

Head of Cricket, Dave Houghton, said: “We offered Hamid a new deal, but he has decided to pursue a different opportunity and we wish him all the best in his move to Kent.”

Qadri added: “The move is a chance to further my career, but I’d like to thank Derbyshire and the supporters for the opportunities the club gave me over the past few seasons.”

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