Off-spinner on loan

Yorkshire off-spinner Azeem Rafiq has joined Derbyshire on loan for a month.

The 20-year-old former England Under 19s international could make his debut in the Clydesdale Bank 40 match against the Netherlands on Monday. Rafiq has played seven first-class matches for Yorkshire plus a further 17 appearances in limited-overs cricket and 28 matches for England U19s.

Four Youth Test Match appearances brought two five-wicket hauls and two fifties for the youngster who also notched a century in the second LV = County Championship appearance of his career against Worcestershire in 2009.