Durham have re-signed Australia batter Ashton Turner for the T20 Blast, following Tristan Stubbs’ call-up by South Africa’s ‘A’ workforce.
Stubbs, 22, will tour Sri Lanka with the Proteas, paving the way in which for Turner, 30, to return to the Riverside.
He was a part of the Durham T20 facet throughout final season’s Blast marketing campaign.
Turner was within the Perth Scorchers workforce that retained their Large Bash League title in 2023, and helped Western Australia carry the Sheffield Protect.
“We now have an thrilling squad, and we now have excessive expectations for the group this yr,” Turner mentioned.
Hopefully we will obtain some success and have some enjoyable alongside the way in which.”
Director of cricket Marcus North added: “It’s nice to information to have Ashton returning to Durham this season, he joins us on the again of an excellent season for Perth Scorchers and Western Australia, the place his expertise and management abilities have as soon as once more been evident for all to see.”