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Middlesex sign Pakistan paceman Junaid Khan

Middlesex have announced the signing of Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan as their latest overseas player.

The 25-year-old replaces Australian international Joe Burns and will play in the Royal London One-Day Cup match against his Lancashire at Blackpool on Wednesday.

The left-armer will also be available for Championship cricket, if required.

“We are delighted to have got a bowler of Junaid’s quality at such short notice,” Middlesex’s managing director of cricket Angus Fraser said. “I would like to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for their help in getting this deal through.”

Junaid has previously played for Lancashire, for whom he took 31 Twenty20 wickets at 14.58.

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