South Africa allrounder will play in County Championship and Royal London Cup
Wiaan Mulder, the South Africa allrounder, has signed to play for Leicestershire as an abroad participant within the 2021 County Championship and Royal London Cup.
Mulder, 22, impressed in South Africa’s 2-Zero Check victory over Sri Lanka earlier this month, taking 9 wickets at 20.55. In first-class cricket, he averages 38.73 with the bat, with 5 tons of, and 24.43 with the ball.
In addition to three Check caps, has additionally been performed for South Africa within the ODI format, and had a spell in county cricket in 2019 with Kent. He’s anticipated to be accessible for Leicestershire all through the summer season.
“Wiaan is a top-class allrounder who we’ve got stored an eye fixed on for a number of months,” Leicestershire head coach, Paul Nixon, mentioned. “He has not too long ago returned to the worldwide scene and we’re delighted to have Wiaan signal for us.
“Wiaan is a participant who’s comfy batting within the prime six and is a first-change bowler on the very highest stage. He’s extremely skilled for a younger participant and can add an enormous quantity to our group.
“I’ve spoken to many individuals about Wiaan and everyone has good issues to say about how he goes about his work. Wiaan is a match-winner who may be very hardly ever out of the sport along with his all-round talents.”
Leicestershire completed fifth within the North Group in final season’s Bob Willis Trophy, and can start the 2021 Championship – which is being performed in three seeded teams – in Group 2 alongside Somerset, Hampshire, Surrey, Gloucestershire and Middlesex.