Australia opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Cameron-Bancroft/news/">Cameron Bancroft</a> is to return to <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Durham">Durham</a> for the 2020 season after impressing during his first spell with the English county side. <p></p> <p></p>The wicketkeeper-batsman, who played in the first two Ashes Tests in August, captained the county in both the County Championship and the One-Day Cup before being called up by Australia. <p></p> <p></p>Durham's director of cricket <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Marcus-North/news/">Marcus North</a> said: "We are delighted to welcome Cameron back to Emirates Riverside for our 2020 season. <p></p> <p></p>"He has had a huge impact on the field with his leadership and undoubted quality through his performances. <p></p> <p></p>"Cameron has also had an impact off the field as an ambassador for the club with a number of community projects." <p></p> <p></p>Durham recruited Bancroft, 26, after he had served a nine-month ban imposed for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked Australian cricket in 2018. <p></p> <p></p>He scored 726 runs at an average of more than 45 in the County Championship and added 377 more at 94.25 in the one-day competition. <p></p> <p></p>He will be available for the full 2020 campaign in all three formats of the game.