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HEADLINE: Yorkshire sign Kraigg Brathwaite for remainder of County season 2017-09-06 05:41:34 

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club have secured the services of Windies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite for the final two County Championship Division One fixtures of the 2017 season, the club announced on Wednesday (September 6).

Brathwaite, who scored 134 and 95 in Windies' series-levelling win at Headingley last week, doesn't feature in the tourists' squad for the ODI series that will follow the Tests. Consequently, the 24-year-old will join Yorkshire ahead of their final home game against Warwickshire, starting on September 19.

"It's a bit of a surprise," Braithwaite told the club website. "Initially, coming to England I knew there would be a lot of opportunities and one of my goals was to score as many runs as possible. I wanted to lead the West Indies batting from the top and earn a chance to play some county cricket.

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Larr Pullo 2017-09-06 05:56:23 

He going Kolpak? big grin big grin

silver 2017-09-06 07:01:59 

In reply to Larr Pullo

nah. he has a class A contract with west indies playing one format

solidrock 2017-09-06 07:11:48 

Good and glad for Paint

positiveg 2017-09-06 08:15:48 

In reply to solidrock

Me too. Hope more of our players can get similar contracts which would help improve their game and put some money in the kitty

powen001 2017-09-06 10:51:42 

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Congrats KB...

from strength to strength.

natty_forever 2017-09-06 10:53:07 

PAINT the World my yute!

jballer84 2017-09-06 13:01:35 

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So proud of him! I love this. Can more of our batsmen get these opportunities?

natty_forever 2017-09-06 13:09:13 

In reply to jballer84... well maybe if they all scored a ton and a half century ... maybe. So Shai may be in line.

Baje 2017-09-06 13:44:20 

In reply to jballer84
I think that if our performances improve, more Windies batsmen will get offers, even ones who are not yet in the test team.

Dr. G.

openning 2017-09-06 14:13:29 

Hoping my brother Imusic is okay.
lol lol

runout 2017-09-06 14:15:30 

The best thing for KB and WI cricket.