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New signings have revitalised Kent: Geraint Jones

Kent’s former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is delighted by the club’s close-season acquisitions and believes the new-look side have a real chance of being a competitive force in the LV= County Championship second division. Jones, who warmed up for the … Continue reading

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Jones relishing chance of captaincy experience

Kent’s acting captain Geraint Jones preferred to overlook the ECB pitch panel’s controversial decision to dock the county eight points following their victory over Essex – opting instead to focus on the positives of their six-wicket success. In Rob Key’s … Continue reading

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Van Jaarsveld hands Kent vice-captaincy to Jones

Kent’s South African-born batsman Martin van Jaarsveld has relinquished the county vice-captaincy for the remainder of the 2011 season. The 37-year-old, who joined the Spitfires in 2005, having impressed in his sole season with Northamptonshire, says he is giving up … Continue reading

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Bopara stumping was moment to cherish

To win games of County Championship cricket you need the critical moments to go your way and the Kent side enjoyed such a key turning point during our recent victory over Essex at Canterbury. Ravi Bopara has been in good … Continue reading

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New season brings exciting batting challenges

After a very relaxing winter away from cricket it’s been nice to get back into the swing of things again and though Kent’s results maybe haven’t been going our way initially it has been great to get back out into … Continue reading

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Batting hard work pays dividends

For the first time in my career I’ve reached 1,000 first-class runs in a season and I couldn’t be much happier. I’d like to think the five hundreds and the 1,000-run milestone have been the culmination of all the work … Continue reading

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My Edgbaston catch seems like yesterday

What a great win for England in the second Test. Not only has it broken the 75-year Ashes hoodoo at Lord’s but it has also set the series up really nicely from here on. I was out in the field with Kent … Continue reading

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England guilty of lack of adventure

One thing stood out for me about England’s World Twenty20 campaign, and that was I felt almost every other side in the competition showed more adventure than we did. England continue to play quite a traditional game when it comes … Continue reading

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Morgan innings was a rare gem

Kent were on Sky Sports for the first time this season on Monday, but our performance against Middlesex was the sort we all quickly wanted to forget after being thumped by 80 runs. After going into the game with five … Continue reading

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