Varun Aaron, the Indian fast-bowler has joined county cricket. Aaron has impressed everyone during his stint in the recently concluded Test series between India and England with his pace and had subsequently expressed his willingness to play county cricket. Aaron will be representing Durham for the late matches of the County Championships and he now becomes the second Indian player of this summer to join counties after Cheteshwar Pujara joined Derbyshire.

Durham County Cricket Club’s official website quoted Aaron, “It’s an honour for me to play for Durham” said the 24-year-old speedster. “I’ve always wanted to play county cricket in the UK and am looking to play next season. However, I am happy that the opportunity has come sooner and I look forward to joining the rest of the team.

Aaron will now be playing for two county championship matches, which will be played against Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. He now be replacing John Hastings as a overseas player as the Australian all-rounder will be leaving for the Champions League T20 2014 hosted by India, where he will be representing Chennai Super Kings.

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