Zimbabwe quick Blessing Muzarabani signs for Northamptonshire

Blessing Muzarabani, Zimbabwe's fast bowler who last month abandoned his international duty to seek opportunities in England, signed a three-year contract with Northamptonshire.

With uncertainty surrounding the financial situation in Zimbabwe Cricket, Muzarabani has chosen the stability of a Kolpak agreement in the county cricket, following the likes of Kyle Jarvis, Brendan Taylor and Sean Ervine, throughout the years. years, in resigning to represent his county, although he could still reverse his decision later.

I have come here to pursue my dreams, "said Muzarabani." I want to act and achieve. I just can not wait to start. "

Muzarabani, 21, played all three formats for Zimbabwe, taking 18 wickets at 40.72 at ODI and nine at 24.44 at T20I, playing for Northants 2nd XI in May, taking 4 against 40. against Durham, and will strengthen the club's bowling, with South African international Rory Kleinveldt not returning in 2019 after four seasons at the club.

The 6-foot 6in Muzarabani was part of the 2017 entry of the academy based in Tatenda Taibu's England, destined to develop Zimbabwe's group of players, made his international debut in the four-day test against South Africa in December and quickly made a good impression, before deciding to take his career in a different direction.

"We've been talking to Blessing for quite some time and were impressed by the way he plays," said Northamptonshire coach David Ripley. "He has a lot to learn and he knows it. e, but we hope to help you achieve your potential on County land in the coming years. "

source:- espncricinfo.com

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