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Double deal wrapped up by Glamorgan

8th August 2019, 15:38 by Bobbie Jackson

Shaun Marsh is set to return to Glamorgan as an overseas player, while the club have confirmed Fakhar Zaman has extended his deal.

Australian Marsh joined Glamorgan on a two-year contract in 2018 but missed the start of this term due to international commitments.

The 36-year-old was involved in Australia's World Cup campaign and hasn't been able to play since fracturing his arm in the tournament.

Glamorgan director of cricket Mark Wallace says Marsh has recovered but is unlikely to be available for Sunday's fixture against Surrey.

Wallace told the club's official website: "Shaun Marsh arrives early tomorrow (Friday) morning, but it'll probably be slightly too early for him to play with his jet lag.

"He'll then be available through the rest of the season.

"Shaun was in good form through the World Cup, so it was a shame to then lose him to injury. His recovery has been quite quick and gone well, so it's good to have him back for the rest of the season."

Meanwhile, Pakistan international Zaman, who initially signed an eight-match deal, has penned a three-game extension.

Wallace added: "Fakhar was scheduled to go home this week but he has agreed to stay for another three games. It's good to have him staying on, he's had a good effect around the place."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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