Glamorgan Cricket have today announced that they have signed Western Australia fast bowler Michael Hogan on a 3 year deal. He will join the squad at the start of July this year.
30 year old Hogan, who has a British passport, leads the attack for Western Australia and his signature will be a valuable addition to the Club’s playing squad. His performances for his State have just seen him being named in the Australian Cricketers’ Association Four Day All Stars Team.
The right arm fast-medium bowler has played 27 first class matches for Western Australia and was recommended to Glamorgan by his captain, Marcus North, who is also joining Glamorgan this summer.
Glamorgan Cricket Head of Elite Performance, Matthew Mott added:
“We are delighted to have secured Michael’s services for at least the next 3 seasons. He is a talented cricketer and will further strengthen our bowling attack. It is a fantastic time to sign him as he is one of the form bowlers in Australian cricket. He is going to be a valuable addition to our squad.
His presence will enable us to share the workload at the back end of the season as well as allowing our very talented young bowlers time to develop. Playing alongside a fresh, mature and established first class bowler will help them as they seek to progress to the next level."
Michael has established a strong reputation in a short space of time in Australia and we thank the Western Australian Cricket Association for agreeing to allow him to pursue his dream of playing county cricket."
Michael Hogan added:
“I am thrilled to be joining Glamorgan – I have always been keen to play cricket in the UK and am pleased to have joined such an ambitious and passionate county.
The Club is working hard to achieve success on the playing field and I am delighted to be able to be part of their future plans”.
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