Conway, Jamieson and Ajaz included in New Zealand Cricket’s contract list, Munro-Rawal exited

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South African-born Devon Conway, Spinner Ajaz Patel and Kiwi paceman Kyle Jamieson have found a place in the contract list of the New Zealand Cricket team.

Conway, Jamieson and Ajaz included in New Zealand Cricket's contract list, Munro-Rawal exited
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Devon Conway, a 28-year-old South African cricketer, was recently allowed to play for the New Zealand team.

 

Conway left South Africa in 2017 and moved to New Zealand.

 

Conway will be eligible to play for the New Zealand side on August 28 this year, according to ICC rules.

 

Under some exceptional circumstances he was eligible to play ahead of time. With this permission, he has now been included in the New Zealand contract list.

 

All-rounder Kyle Jamieson and spinner Ajaz Patel, who had impressive performances during the series against India, have also been placed in the Elite category.

 

Colin Munro and Jeet Rawal have been dropped from the list, while Todd Astle retired in January.

 

Colin Munro and Jeet Rawal out

 

Devon Conway is a left-handed batsman and his batting record in domestic cricket has been impressive in all three formats since 2017.

 

On the return of international cricket, when he will be eligible for selection in the team,

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Then there will be no room for Test opener Jeet Rawal and limited overs batsman Colin Munro.

 

Conway already included in contract list of New Zealand Cricket before mandatory rule

 

South Africa-born Devon Conway has already been included in the list of contracted players by New Zealand Cricket.

 

He has been included before the mandatory rule of spending three years in the country, as head coach Gavin Larsen feels his form is difficult to ignore.

 

Although the 28-year-old batsman will not be eligible for selection in the team till August,

 

He is one of the three new players included in the 20 contracted New Zealand cricketers.

 

“It was hard to ignore Devon’s brilliant form in all three formats for the past two seasons,” Larson said. He is a very good option in batting.

 

New Zealand contracted players are as follows:

Conway, Jamieson and Ajaz included in New Zealand Cricket's contract list, Munro-Rawal exited
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Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhom, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nichols, James Neesham, Ejaz Patel, Michelle Sentner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ros Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson, Will Young.

 

 

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