Colin Ackermann: Leicestershire batsman signs extended deal

Colin Ackermann
Colin Ackerman won under-19 international honours for South Africa

Leicestershire's Colin Ackermann has signed a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2019 season.

The 26-year-old batsman has scored more than 5,000 first-class career runs, with 449 runs at an average of 44.90 in 13 County Championship innings since joining before the start of the season.

"Colin is a fine player and has become an important part of our team," said head coach Pierre de Bruyn.

"Colin has a batting style that suits all formats and bowls good off-spin."

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