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Paul Coughlin signs new deal with Durham CCC until 2024

Paul Coughlin
Paul Coughlin
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Bowling all-rounder Paul Coughlin will remain at Durham Cricket until at least the end of the 2024 season after agreeing a new deal with the club.

After making his County Championship debut in 2014, the Durham Academy graduate has gone onto make 129 appearances for the club over that period.

Coughlin who returned to the club in 2019 after a spell at Trent Bridge has signed a 2-year contract extension at Seat Unique Riverside.
With 106 first-class wickets to his name, the right-arm seamer has career best figures of 5/49 against Northamptonshire in 2017, while he has 1671 first-class runs which included his maiden red ball century against Worcestershire this summer.
Durham’s former T20 captain, has also starred in the short format of the game in recent summers taking 12 wickets in the 2022 Vitality Blast campaign which saw him claim 4/15 in the opening round of games against Leicestershire Foxes.
Coughlin said: “I’m really pleased to have signed to stay at Durham for another two years. I love being back at my home club and look forward to what we can achieve over the next few years."
Director of Cricket, Marcus North said: “It’s extremely pleasing that Paul had committed his future at Durham Cricket with this contract extension. We have seen in recent times how much of a key role Paul can play for us and I look forward to seeing more of this over the coming seasons.”