Hardie, who had a brief stint with Surrey in 2022, will arrive forward of the Championship fixture in opposition to Hampshire on the Utilita Bowl from Would possibly 24. Surrey may even play Hampshire of their Blast opener on Would possibly 30, with the gang level operating till past due July both sides of a spoil for back-to-back Championship video games in opposition to Worcestershire and Essex.
“It is nice to have Aaron again on the Kia Oval as his personality and all spherical talents in each crimson and white ball cricket shall be a very good addition to our squad,” Alec Stewart, Surrey’s director of cricket, mentioned. “He already is aware of our dressing room from his time with us in 2022 and I am very assured he’ll display everybody why he’s so very popular in Australia.”
Hardie, 25, has been capped 4 occasions in ODIs and 6 occasions in T20Is and was once the third-highest run-scorer within the just lately concluded Giant Bash League. He was once referred to as up as duvet for Australia’s ongoing T20I sequence West Indies and Surrey will hope that he stays off the radar forward of the T20 International Cup, which takes position within the Caribbean and USA in June.
Even if Hardie most effective made 4 appearances for Surrey in 2022, he performed a task of their Championship luck, hitting the profitable runs in opposition to Yorkshire after a match-turning 81-run stand within the fourth innings at Scarborough.
Hardie mentioned: “I am stoked to come back again to Surrey this summer season. I cherished my time on the Membership in 2022 and were given an actual sense of what it way to put on the 3 Feathers. I am able to chip in and beef up the group with bat or ball and do my bit in looking to convey extra luck to south London.”
His arrival will come on the again finish of Kemar Roach’s spell, with the West Indies fast having signed for the primary seven rounds of the Championship season.