Colin Munro has signed for the Notts Outlaws as an overseas player for the 2023 Vitality Blast.
New Zealand’s 35-year-old left-handed top-order batsman Munro was part of the Trent Rockets team that won the men’s Hundred title in 2022.
He has scored three centuries in 62 T20I innings, with a career strike-rate of 156.44, and has represented New Zealand on 123 occasions across all formats. monroe is too 12th highest run scorer
Has scored 9,195 runs in T20 history.
“I’ve seen firsthand how much the crowd gets behind the team last summer with the Rockets and when I’ve been lucky or unlucky to come up against the Outlaws at home,” Monroe said. “I’m joining a team that plays an aggressive brand of cricket that suits my style and how I like to score runs. I want to come in and add my experience to a machine that has already It’s been a well-oiled machine ever since.”
Munro scored 206 runs in nine matches for Trent Rockets last season at an average of 41.2 and a strike rate of 168.85. Apart from The Hundred and previous stints in county cricket with Hampshire and Worcestershire, the Durban-born Munro has experience of the IPL, PSL, Big Bash and CPL, with titles in the latter two tournaments and a total of 365 short-format appearances around the world. Huh. ,
Nottinghamshire head coach Peter Moores described Munro as “a quality player”.
“We’ve talked a lot about Dan [Christian] and whatever he brought to us; Experience, quality and a positive and dynamic style of play,” Moores said. “I see Colin in the same bracket. He has settled his game, he has played T20 cricket all over the world and he will complement players like Alex Hales in the top order.
“We are aware of the fact that Ben [Duckett] Has done really well for England and there is every possibility that we will miss him for parts of the summer. That’s one of the reasons we wanted to bring Colin on, to make sure we have a wealth of experience to call upon.”
Christian, who won the Blast as part of an illustrious global T20 career with Notts Outlaws in 2017 and 2020, recently announced that he will retire from cricket at the end of the Sydney Sixers’ current BBL campaign. Meanwhile, Duckett returned to England’s Test and T20 squads late last year.