Papua New Guinea March 29, 2010

Papua New Guinea paceman to play in Scottish National League

Papua New Guinea paceman, Willie Gavera, will play the Scottish National League (SNL) season with Aberdeenshire

Papua New Guinea paceman, Willie Gavera, will play the Scottish National League (SNL) season with Aberdeenshire. It is planned for the right-arm fast bowler to play in the SNL and then if necessary return for the Scottish Cup Final on September 4.

Gavera played grade cricket in Brisbane last Australian season with South Brisbane after spending the previous season with Wanderers club in Townsville in Queensland's North taking 30 wickets. He has been PNG's main strike bowler since debuting for the national team in 2008 and in January he represented the East Asia-Pacific composite team at the Australian Country Championships.

Sahil Dutta is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

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  • Anil Koshy on March 31, 2010, 3:48 GMT

    Good to know that cricketers outside Test World is getting recognition. It would do a lot of good to the game if cricketers from associate countries like Namibia,Kenya, PNG, Afganistan get a chance to play league cricket or county cricket or even IPL.

  • Anil Koshy on March 31, 2010, 3:48 GMT

    Good to know that cricketers outside Test World is getting recognition. It would do a lot of good to the game if cricketers from associate countries like Namibia,Kenya, PNG, Afganistan get a chance to play league cricket or county cricket or even IPL.

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  • Anil Koshy on March 31, 2010, 3:48 GMT

    Good to know that cricketers outside Test World is getting recognition. It would do a lot of good to the game if cricketers from associate countries like Namibia,Kenya, PNG, Afganistan get a chance to play league cricket or county cricket or even IPL.