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Lancashire to part ways with batsman

23rd August 2019, 14:06 by Bobbie Jackson

Lancashire have confirmed batsman Haseeb Hameed will leave upon the expiration of his contract at the end of the season.

The 22-year-old made his first-class debut for the Red Rose against Glamorgan in August 2015 and his form saw him earn a Test call up for England.

Hameed made three Test appearances for England in India, averaging nearly 44, in 2016 but has since struggled to maintain those levels.

The batsman, who is now free to talk to other clubs, has spent the last month featuring for Lancashire's second XI.

Lancashire said in a statement: "The club would like to thank Haseeb for all of his commitment and efforts since he made his first-class debut in the 2015 season, having come through the academy."

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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