Foxes back Ack­er­mann in all forms

The Cricket Paper - - AC­TION RE­PLAY -

LE­ICES­TER­SHIRE’S head coach Pierre de Bruyn is con­fi­dent that new sign­ing Colin Ack­er­mann can make an im­pact in all three for­mats next sea­son.

Le­ices­ter­shire have signed the 25-year-old South African bats­man on a two-year deal from War­riors.

He is a for­mer U19 in­ter­na­tional and has al­most 4,000 first-class runs to his name at an a ve­r­age of 39.17.

De Bruyn said: “Colin is a qual­ity top-or­der bats­man who can also bowl some use­ful off-spin.

“He will of­fer us a good op­tion in all three for­mats of the game.”

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