Heino Kuhn © Getty Images
Heino Kuhn © Getty Images

South Africa’s Heino Kuhn has signed up with Kent as Kolpak player for the upcoming domestic season. However, that is subject to him obtaining visa and registration. Kuhn will play for Kent across formats. Kuhn has represented South Africa in 4 Tests and has scored 113 runs at 14.12. Meanwhile, he has scored 49 runs from 7 T20Is at 12.25 with strike rate of 116.66. Nevertheless, Kuhn holds decent record in First-Class cricket holding 9,698 runs at 43.48, including 23 hundreds and 46 fifties.

He has also scored 3,795 runs in the 50-over format and 1403 runs in T20s. Kuhn is excited to play for Kent and bring his South African experience in his first stint of county cricket. Paul Downton, Director of Kent, also welcomed Kuhn in the club.

Kuhn delighted to play county cricket: “I’m delighted to get the opportunity to play county cricket and I’m looking forward to joining the Kent squad. I want to contribute positively to the team and bring my experience from winning trophies in South Africa,” as quoted by cricbuzz.

Downton welcomes an experienced batsman like Kuhn to the club: “We’re delighted to welcome a player of Heino’s quality and experience to the club. We believe Heino can complement our talented batsmen across the three formats and serve as a mentor to those coming through the ranks.”