Moneeb Iqbal, the leg-spin bowler, is a strong contender for a professional contract from Cricket Scotland.

The former Durham player has endured a stop-start international career since becoming Scotland's youngest internationalist at the age of 16 a decade ago.

He has, though, impressed coaching staff after being called into the squad during last year's World T20 qualifiers in Dubai.

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He also made an impact during the national side's recent tour to South Africa and fits the bill as the selectors look for back-up spin options to Majid Haq.

Cricket Scotland are expected to add up to three more players to their professional pool when they announce a new round of contracts next week.