Category Archives: Mark Baldwin

Still No 1, but time for England to review selection policy?

Victory in Colombo on the final day of their winter Test travels, securing a 1-1 draw against Sri Lanka after four successive defeats, has at last given Andrew Strauss and his team something to smile about – especially as it … Continue reading

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Davies earns himself a new start after Kent trial

Mark Davies, the Durham and England Lions seamer, has signed a contract to join Kent after impressing on a short trial with the club. Davies, 31, has been released by Durham after ten seasons with his native county in a career … Continue reading

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Adams makes early statement at Kent with Nash signing

The influence of new head coach Jimmy Adams is being strongly felt at Canterbury even before a ball is bowled in the 2012 campaign. The signing of Brendan Nash as Kent’s overseas player for the entire summer is an early … Continue reading

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Newman confirms loan spell move to Kent

Scott Newman, the Middlesex and former Surrey batsman, has agreed to join Kent on a two-month loan spell in April and May. The 32-year-old left-hander has been one of the more mercurial talents in the county game, despite a solid-looking … Continue reading

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Tredwell given “tremendous fillip” by Flower call

James Tredwell has revealed how an end-of-summer call from Andy Flower, the England team director, helped to convince him that his Test career was not destined to be over after just a solitary appearance. Kent’s off-spinning all-rounder received the perfect … Continue reading

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Adams further strengthens Surrey with Rudolph deal

Surrey’s signing of South African opening batsman Jacques Rudolph for the start of the 2012 season is further proof of the club’s ambition to be a major player in Division One of the County Championship following long years of underachievement … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s to move in at the St Lawrence Ground

Kent have agreed to lease a rental space at their historic St Lawrence Ground headquarters in Canterbury to Sainsbury’s. The arrangement will see a Sainsbury’s Local store open during the next few months, with the creation of approximately 25 new … Continue reading

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Ben Harmison joins Kent with a point to prove

Kent captain Rob Key’s close friendship with Durham’s former England paceman Steve Harmison has helped the county to secure the signature of the fast bowler’s younger brother Ben for the 2012 season. Ben Harmison was released by Durham in September, … Continue reading

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Cook agrees deal to continue his Kent career

Simon Cook has ended speculation about his immediate future in the game by signing what is believed to be a one-year deal to continue his Kent career. Cook, who will be 35 next month, has played for Kent since 2005 … Continue reading

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Fixture list for 2012 sows more seeds of confusion

The summer of 2012 will be an even tougher prospect than usual for county cricket, with the European football championship and then the London Olympics dominating the sporting landscape. Moreover, what with last week’s Morgan Report recommendations on the domestic … Continue reading

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