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Yorkshire sign Shan Masood and Ben Mike for 2023

Yorkshire sign Shan Masood and Ben Mike: Yorkshire has signed Derbyshire batsman Shaun Masood and Leicestershire all-rounder Ben Mike for the 2023 season.

Pakistan international Masood, 32, will be one of the club’s overseas players and has signed a two-year deal.

Mike, 23, has signed a three-year deal from Headingley.

Interim Managing Director of Cricket Darren Gough said, “Sean is a world-class batsman who will contribute across all formats and Ben is a very talented young cricketer.”

Left-handed batsman Masood has scored 1,779 runs for Derbyshire so far this year and turned down a new contract with the Division Two side last week.

Mike, who described the opportunity to join Yorkshire as an “amazing opportunity”, took 79 first-class wickets in his career and scored 10 half-centuries with a top score of 99 not out.

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