Durham re-sign Paul Coughlin from Notts

Durham’s Paul Coughlin celebrates taking the wicket of Derbyshire’s Billy Godleman

Durham Cricket have announced that all-rounder Paul Coughlin will return to the club after spending 2 years at Nottinghamshire.

Coughlin left Durham in 2017 to join the Trent Bridge based side by has now returned to the Riverside on a three-year deal.

The 27-year-old had captained Durham in the past during the T20 Blast and returns to now add some much-needed experience to a relatively young squad.

The England Lions player struggled with regular injuries during his time at Notts only appearing for the team 10 times in his two-year spell.

An adept all-rounder, Coughlin will be able to contribute both with the bat and ball for Durham. The Sunderland born player has 86 first-class wickets to his name and a high score of 85 with the bat.

Talking about the move Coughlin said: “I am very excited to be returning home to Durham and I hope this move will help me get my career back on track.”

Director of Cricket, Marcus North, was also happy with the deal saying: “We are delighted that this opportunity has presented itself for Durham to bring one of its home-grown players back to the Club.

“Paul is an outstanding all-round player who will add quality to the Durham squad in all formats.”

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