South Africa news February 5, 2011

Yasir Arafat joins Dolphins

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan bowling allrounder Yasir Arafat has been signed up by South African franchise Dolphins for the Pro20 competition as their overseas player. Arafat has been an experienced campaigner in Pakistan's domestic circuit and has also been part of the national side in three Tests, 11 ODIs and seven Twenty20 internationals.

"We are excited to have Yasir join our ranks and look forward to the value that he will add. Yasir will be playing his first match for the Dolphins today [February 4} in their Standard Bank Pro20 in East London", Jesse Challan, the CEO of the Kwazulu Natal Cricket Union, said in a release.