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Tejas Rathi ∙ Aug 14 2022, 12:45 PM

The Hundred 2022: Birmingham Phoenix secure services of Ben Dwarshuis


image-l6taepzvBen Dwarshuis in BBL

Birmingham Phoenix have availed the services of Aussie pacer Ben Dwarshuis to replace Adam Milne for The Hundred 2022. 

Milne has been ruled out of the ongoing tournament due to a persistent Achilles injury. The 30-year-old could not join the New Zealand squad for their European Tour as well. 

The last edition of The Hundred witnessed Milne emerging as the top wicket-taker for Phoenix with 12 wickets. 

Dwarshuis will arrive on Monday (15 August) and will join the squad ahead of the home match against Northern Superchargers on Friday at Edgbaston.

The New South Wales bowling all-rounder has scalped 117 wickets in 97 T20 matches. 

Craig Flindall, Birmingham Phoenix General Manager thinks the 28-year-old will be an exciting addition to the pace-bowling group. 

“We’re really pleased to be able to recruit such an experienced fast bowler in Ben. Naturally, we’re disappointed that Adam couldn’t feature for us this year, but Ben will add a left-arm option to our exciting group," said Flindall. 


Recent Performances of Dwarshuis

image-l6tadfb1Dwarshuis made his T20I debut in April 2022

Dwarshuis made his T20I debut against Pakistan in April this year, and finished with figures of 0/42 off three overs. 

The 2021-22 edition of the Big Bash League witnessed the left-arm pacer picking 17 wickets and contributing 96 runs. In this pursuit, he helped the Sydney Sixers to reach the finals of the coveted tournament. 

If talked about his experience in England, Dwarshuis picked 15 wickets in 13 appearances for Worcestershire in the T20 Blast 2021. 


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