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Paul Stirling: Northants sign Ireland opener for Blast

Paul Striling has scored 2,052 T20 runs for Ireland with a top-score of 95 in T20 international cricket

Northamptonshire have signed Ireland all-rounder Paul Stirling for this summer’s T20 Blast.

Stirling, 29, was the leading run scorer in T20 international cricket in 2019 and has made 5,400 T20 runs at a strike rate of 142.35.

The club say he will be available for “parts of the group stages” and the knockout stage, should they qualify.

“I’m thrilled to be playing for the Steelbacks in this year’s Blast,” Stirling told the club website.