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Ashraf on trial at Hampshire

— 12 July 2015

Yorkshire seamer Moin Ashraf has been offered a trial by LV= County Championship Division One side Hampshire.

The Bradford-born right-armer is set to figure in a Second XI fixture starting on Monday against Surrey, but is hoping that he will play first team cricket during his time with the south coast club.

Ashraf, 23, is looking to impress with his contract at Headingley set to expire at the end of this season. He last figured in a first team match for Yorkshire in August 2013, when he took three for 38 in a Yorkshire Bank 40 match against Glamorgan at Headingley.

“Moin needs to be playing regular cricket,” said Yorkshire’s director of cricket Martyn Moxon.

“He has fallen down the pecking order at the Club as far as playing first team cricket. At least three seamers – Matthew Fisher, Josh Shaw and Ben Coad – are ahead of him and clearly at this stage of his career he needs to be playing first team cricket.

“His contract is up at the end of the season and no decision has been made about his future. It’s only right that Moin gets every opportunity to showcase his talents and see what’s out there for him. Hopefully it’ll work out for him at Hampshire over the next few weeks.”