Epsom is delighted to confirm the re-signing of Zimbabwean star, Tendai Chisoro, for their 2024 Surrey Championship campaign.

Chisoro is a Zimbabwean international all-rounder who featured most recently for his country in the Test series against the touring Pakistanis (April-May 2021).

The left-arm spinner earned a Test re-call following his domestic exploits for the Southern Rocks in 2020/21. He topped the wicket charts (18 wickets at 17.77), helping his side to the Logan Cup title.

Chisoro had previously made his Test debut against the West Indies in 2017, having already featured for Zimbabwe in both white-ball formats a few years earlier (debut’s in October 2015).

In his 21 ODI and 14 T20I matches, Chisoro boasts impressive bowling figures, with 24 wickets at 28.50, and 12 wickets at 30.66, respectively.

These numbers complement his domestic statistics, which are equally impressive. Over 360 wickets across the three formats, and nearly 4,500 runs with a century (112), and 12 fifties.

His numbers have been on the rise in recent years. Season first-class tallies of 137 runs at 15.22 / 31 wickets at 26.51 (2017/18), 214 runs at 20.71 / 13 wickets at 23.53 (2018/19), 253 runs at 28.11 / 28 wickets at 17.21 (2019/20), 199 runs at 19.90 / 21 wickets at 25.71 (2020/21), and 152 runs at 12.66 / 31 wickets at 31.41 (2021/22).

He has also been a stand-out performer abroad, with 5 UK league stints. Chisoro enjoyed two stints with Midlands-based club Fordhouses (2015, 2017), hitting 1,238 runs at 25.27, alongside 79 wickets at 18.44. He then starred in the Surrey Championship for Epsom, belting 730 runs at 66.36, plus his usual complement of poles (37 wickets at 15.62). In 2022, he continued to dominate playing in the East of Scotland Cricket Association for Kelso (751 runs at 44.18 and 34 wickets at 12.50), before a successful return to Surrey for Epsom in 2023 (700 runs at 58.33 and 25 wickets at 20.96).

The Zimbabwean international, who is also starred for St. Patrick’s in Australia’s Cricket Albury-Wodonga competition last summer (2022/23) is set to return for a third Epsom stint in 2024.