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Ryan Sidebottom: Warwickshire sign Australian fast bowler

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Warwickshire have signed former Victoria fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom on a deal until the end of the season.The 27-year-old has been on trial with the Edgbaston side’s second team.The Australian has been playing for Birmingham & District Premier League champions Berkswell this year and will continue to be available to play for them.

Sport director Ashley Giles said: “He is a valuable addition to our fast bowling ranks.”Sidebottom began the season opening the bowling for Berkswell with Grant Thornton, who earlier this season also joined the Warwickshire staff. Sidebottom may have a chance to play against his more famous namesake when Warwickshire meet Yorkshire in their penultimate game, starting at Headingley on 19 September.
Source: BBC Black Country