Arshad And Coughlin To Play At Leicester

Arshad And Coughlin To Play At Leicester

Usman Arshad has an impressive first class bowling average of 20.25 for Durham

Durham 2nd XI Coach Alastair Maiden has included Usman Arshad and Paul Coughlin in a strong 12-man squad for the games with Leicestershire 2nd XI.

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Arshad and Coughlin are amongst the group who will travel down to the Midlands for the one-day trophy match that begins on Monday (Grace Road, 11am start) and the three-day championship fixture that follows the next day (Hinkley Town CC)

Bradford-born Arshad has taken 15 first class wickets this season in six matches, whilst the highlight of Coughlin's four appearances was a fine innings of 85 batting at number 10 on his championship debut against Lancashire.

Calum MacLeod will captain the side, with Max Morley set to play after the spinner narrowly missed out on selection for the first team's game with Warwickshire.

After earning his first Scotland cap, 19-year-old fast bowler Gavin Main is also included in the Durham squad.

Durham Squad:
Calum MacLeod*
Stuart Poynter+
Reece Carr
Graham Clark
Ryan Pringle
Rammy Singh
Usman Arshad
Ryan Buckley
Paul Coughlin
Gavin Main
Max Morley
Matt Milnes

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