Australian batter Nic Maddinson has joined English county Durham.
He’ll play within the four-day County Championship and One-Day Cup.
The left-hander, 30, will be a part of after the Australia A tour of Sri Lanka, which ends on Friday.
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He was recruited by former Australian Take a look at cap Marcus North, now Durham’s director of cricket.
The Melbourne Renegades captain has performed three Exams and 6 T20 internationals for Australia and scored greater than 6,500 first-class runs, together with 15 centuries.
“I can’t wait to get to the UK and join up with such a great club,” stated Maddinson.
Maddinson has performed for each New South Wales and latterly Victoria within the Sheffield Protect, averaging 40 at first-class stage with a highest rating of 224 towards South Australia.
North stated Maddinson was a “very talented overseas signing who offers something with both bat and ball in both red and white ball cricket”.
“His record in domestic cricket back in Australia is fantastic, and we are sure he will be a great addition to the Durham squad.”
Durham are sixth within the eight-team second division of the County Championship with one win from eight matches. The One-Day Cup is but to begin.