Abbott re-joined Hampshire on a Kolpak deal forward of the 2017 season – he had beforehand performed for them in 2014 – and has been one in every of their abroad gamers since eligibility guidelines modified following the UK’s departure from the European Union.
He has taken 278 first-class wickets for them at a median of 19.52 since re-signing, and is the main wicket-taker in Division One of many County Championship this season with 49 at 20.28 apiece.
“I am delighted to stick with Hampshire for one more two years,” Abbott mentioned. “We have got a terrific group of gamers and since becoming a member of in 2017, I’ve made some nice friendships and recollections; I am very proud to name the Ageas Bowl my dwelling.
“We have made some nice strides as a crew and hopefully we are able to proceed our success within the years to come back and get our palms on some extra silverware.”
Giles White, Hampshire’s director of cricket, mentioned: “Introducing the correct folks to the squad is a key aspect to a profitable crew and we really feel that we have struck gold with Kyle. He is been one of the vital influential abroad gamers within the English sport and has a real affinity to the membership. We’re fortunate to have him.”