NCU Champions Waringstown have signed New Zealand all-rounder Jamie Gibson for the 2022 season.

Gibson replaces Andre Malan who informed the club of his intention to remain in South Africa for 2022.

"Iím absolutely delighted to announce the signing of Wellington Firebirds all-rounder Jamie Gibson," Waringstown captain Lee Nelson said on the club FB page.

"Jamie is a seam bowling all rounder with vast experience at franchise level in New Zealand.

"Iím sure all Waringstown members and supporters will join me in welcoming Jamie and his partner to Northern Ireland in April 2022.

"I would like to place on record my thanks to previous overseas professional Andre Malan for all his efforts for the club during last season in which he played a significant role in the winning of the premier league title."

28 year-old Gibson averages just over 30 in first-class cricket, where he has also taken 18 wickets.