Durham have announced Australian bowling all-rounder John Hastings as their overseas signing for this season.

The 28-year-old, who has represented his country 15 times in all three formats, will join the county champions following his stint with Indian Premier League side the Chennai Super Kings.

Durham first-team coach Jon Lewis said: ''We are excited about the arrival of John, he is skilful with the ball and can also contribute well with the bat.

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''He will be a strong addition with the red and white ball and we look forward to welcoming him to Durham.''