Cameron Bancroft Returns to Durham Cricket for 2020 Season
Durham Cricket are delighted to announce that Australian international wicketkeeper batsman
Cameron Bancroft will return to Emirates Riverside for the 2020 season.
Bancroft skippered both the Specsavers County Championship side and the Royal London One Day Cup side during the 2019 season before his form earned him a call-up to the Australian Ashes squad.
The 26-year-old has had a huge impact on the club’s fortunes both on and off the field.
On the field Bancroft led from the front scoring 726 runs at an average of 45.37 in nine County Championship matches - adding 377 runs at an average of 94.25 in the One Day Cup.
Off the field Cameron gave his time to the support the Durham Cricket Foundation on a number of community projects.
The Ashes winner returns for the entirety of the 2020 season and will be available to play in all three county formats.
Director of Cricket Marcus North said:
“We are delighted to welcome Cameron back to Emirates Riverside for our 2020 season. He has had a huge impact on the field with his leadership and undoubted quality through his performances. Cameron has also had an impact off the field as an ambassador for the club with a number of community projects.”
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