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Gloucestershire Cricket sign Dan Worrall

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16:  Dan Worrall of the Stars celebrates dismissing David Willey of the Scorchers during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Melbourne Stars at WACA on January 16, 2016 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Gloucestershire Cricket is pleased to announce the signing of right-arm fast bowler and Australia International Dan Worrall.

Worrall, who recently played for the Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash League, is available to play for Gloucestershire in the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup.

The 26 year-old will join Gloucestershire at the start of the season and will be with the team until 2nd July 2018.

Dan made his International debut for Australia against Ireland on 27 September 2016 and has featured in a further two One-Day Internationals for Australia.

Dan Worrall said:
“It has been a long held ambition of mine to play County Cricket and I am grateful to Gloucestershire for providing me with a chance to do that. I have heard only positive things about the potential of the squad being developed at Bristol and look forward to contributing to a successful 2018.

“I believe that I will be suited to bowling well in English conditions and I can’t wait to get started.”

Gloucestershire Cricket, Head Coach, Richard Dawson added:
“It’s great to have Dan joining us for the first part of the season. I’ve had some really positive feedback regarding his bowling, which should suit English conditions.

“He bowls a full length with decent pace and has good one day skills. He will add depth and experience to our bowling attack for the start of the season. We’re all looking forward to having him here in Bristol.”

Dan Worall – Fact File

  • Full name Daniel James Worrall
  • Born July 10, 1991, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Age 26 years
  • Nickname – ‘Franky’ or ‘The Weapon’
  • Major teams Melbourne Stars, South Australia, South Australia Under-23s, Victoria Under-23s
  • Playing role Bowler
  • Batting style Right-hand bat
  • Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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