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Adil Rashid: Yorkshire limited-overs contract for England leg-spinner

Rashid has played 100 one-day internationals, 43 T20 matches and 19 Tests for England

England spinner Adil Rashid has agreed a one-year limited-overs deal with Yorkshire, but says he still harbours future Test ambitions.

The 32-year-old, a World Cup winner with England last summer, has suffered with a persistent shoulder injury.

He hopes the new deal will keep him fit enough for this year’s T20 World Cup.

“Although I won’t be playing red-ball cricket this summer, I still have ambitions of playing Test cricket in the future,” he said.

Rashid last played a Test match for England 13 months ago in the West Indies and has not played any first-class cricket since – having not appeared in the County Championship since 2017.

He is centrally contracted to England for limited-overs cricket, but the national side’s policy is to only consider players for Test selection if they have a red-ball county contract – thus barring him from a Test return for now.

“I have decided to concentrate on white-ball cricket this summer in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup,” Rashid added on Yorkshire’s website.