Durham signal South Africa seamer Wayne Parnell for Energy T20 Blast
Brydon Carse, Paul Coughlin and Mitchell Killeen are all sidelined thru harm, whilst Matthew Potts, Mark Picket and Ben Stokes are set to sign up for up with the England squad to play Eire at Lord’s subsequent week.
In consequence the membership have introduced in Parnell, recent from his time on the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has prior to now performed for 5 different counties – Sussex, Glamorgan, Kent, Northamptonshire and Worcestershire – in addition to with Northern Superchargers within the Hundred.
He’s Durham’s 2nd out of the country signing in particular for the Blast along the Australia middle-order batter Ashton Turner, with David Bedingham more likely to get started the season at the bench.
“Wayne is an skilled international-level T20 bowler with a confirmed observe file of turning in performances in franchise cricket,” Marcus North, Durham’s director of cricket, stated.
“His enjoy of enjoying for and captaining T20 groups around the globe can be treasured to us this season. He bowls left-arm tempo and can give runs down the order with the bat.
“He has performed a large number of white-ball cricket in England and he comes immediately to Durham at the again of a just right stint within the IPL so he is able to play when he arrives this weekend.”
Parnell added: “I am thrilled to have this chance to play for Durham. I have totally loved my earlier spells in England, and everybody speaks neatly of Durham.
“I do know one of the crucial lads within the dressing room so I hope to suit immediately in and use my enjoy to ship some wins for the fanatics.”