Six months after a Dane Anderson century plucked the Cricket North title from South Launceston's reach, the Knights have signed a Dane of their own.
Denmark national cricketer Anders Bulow arrived in the state on Monday ahead of his new club's first outing of the season against Riverside on Saturday.
An opening bowler and a right-handed middle-order batsman, the 25-year-old's arrival has finally provided some competition for the title of Cricket North's greatest Dane.
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"Definitely Dane Anderson is the one now," Knights captain Tom Waller said when asked to compare the two.
"He's probably the great Dane at the moment but hopefully by the end of the season we might have a different story, who knows?
"[At training on Tuesday] he shocked a few with his pace I think and he hits the ball quite nicely so hopefully he plays a role for us with bat and ball."
Arriving with his partner via Cricketer Exchange, Bulow is South's first overseas import since Kyle Bowie and will offer more versatility to a side that has played in the past three Cricket North grand finals.
The Aarhus local is one of about 2500 cricketers among a six million-strong Denmark population dominated by soccer lovers.
"I started when I was around 10 years old in Denmark, my father and brother play as well so it's a bit of a family thing," he said.
"I've always played at the same club - Skanderborg Cricket Club - and then I've represented under-13, 15, 17 and under-19 for Denmark and I got my debut for the national team in 2014.
"I've played there ever since and travelled a lot around the world to play for the national team."
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His travel résumé features a season in Melbourne in the lead-up to his Danish debut, and now includes the country's southernmost state.
"I've found it really good," Bulow said of his introduction to Tasmania.
"I think the grounds look great and the area's really beautiful - a bit different than Europe definitely, it's more flat in Denmark.
"The people seem very friendly and everyone's talking to you so it's quite nice."
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