Zimbabwe-born cricket star Muyeye commits to Kent until 2025

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Tawanda Muyeye

Zimbabwe-born rising cricket star Tawanda Muyeye has extended his contract with Kent County Cricket Club until the end of 2025.

The 21-year-old right-hander, who was born in Harare, has featured in all three formats since joining ahead of the start of the 2021 campaign.

Commenting on his contract extension, Muyeye said he is relishing the prospect of continuing his professional cricket career at Kent.

“I’m really excited to continue my journey as a professional cricketer at Kent,” he said.

“I’m so grateful to have been given the opportunity to play for this team across all formats.

“I’m still at the beginning of my career but to have been afforded these chances to play and keep improving has been a great motivator for me in becoming the best cricketer I can be.”

Tawanda Muyeye is set to continue his career at Kent

Kent director of cricket Paul Downton said: “Tawanda is a highly talented young player who is held in high regard by the coaching staff here,” director of cricket Paul Downton said.

“He has a very high ceiling – we have seen glimpses of his talent already.”

The right-hander joined Kent on the eve of the 2021 season after being named Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year and has 31 appearances for the county so far.

Muyeye has scored 414 runs at an average of 29.57 in his 11 first-class appearances.

His 221 runs in List A competition have come at 24.55, and he has also taken four wickets in his senior career with his right-arm off-break bowling.

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