North Kildare have pulled off a major coup as they swooped for Indian cricketer Kaustub Pawar for the 2020 season.

The 29 year-old boasts an impressive pedigree, playing first-class cricket for Mumbai.

He is an opening batsman and more than capable medium-pace bowler.

He averages over 41 in first-class cricket, where he made four hundreds.

Pawar is certainly a quality acquisition and one which will strengthen the game in the region.

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