Mahmood seals loan switch
Lancashire fast bowler Sajid Mahmood has joined Somerset on loan until the end of the season.
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The former England paceman has not played a first-team match for Lancashire since June 14's Friends Life t20 clash with Derbyshire.
Lancashire cricket director Mike Watkinson said: "At this stage of the season, Saj needs to be playing cricket week in, week out.
"Due to injuries and international call-ups, Somerset are a bit thin on the ground in terms of fast bowling. Therefore, it's a win-win situation for all parties."
Mahmood goes straight into Somerset's squad for Tuesday's County Championship game against Sussex, with Gemaal Hussain and Alfonso Thomas both injury doubts.