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BPL joy for Azhar as he is named overseas MVP

Kent’s veteran all-rounder Azhar Mahmood was at the crease as his franchise club Dhaka Gladiators swept to an eight-wicket triumph in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 competition. The former Pakistan Test player was at the non-striker’s end as Anamul … 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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Kent veterans shine alongside Pollard in Bangladesh

Kent’s Azhar Mahmood and Darren Stevens are quickly adding to their Twenty20 reputations with match-winning performances in this month’s inaugural Bangladesh Premier League event. The Kent veterans, aged 36 and 35 respectively, have helped their BPL franchise Dhaka Gladiators to … Continue reading

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Dhaka traffic so far the only problem for excited Stevens

While temperatures in the Garden of England plummet below zero, Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens is one of a handful of county players acclimatising to life in steamy, downtown Dhaka. The 35-year-old arrived in Bangladesh on January 31 ahead of his … Continue reading

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Spitfire Sweethearts to cheer on Kent in one-day cricket

Kent are looking to spice up this summer’s Twenty20 Cup and Clydesdale Bank 40 events in Canterbury by forming a new cheerleader group to support the county side. The club are holding auditions for budding, over-18 dancers at the St … Continue reading

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Kent start the Adams era with trip to the Caribbean

Former West Indies captain and Kent’s new head coach Jimmy Adams has made an early impact at the county by encouraging the club to support a pre-season training camp in the Caribbean. Jamaica-born Adams, who starts work at St Lawrence … Continue reading

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Stevens grateful for opportunity of Bangladesh T20 event

Clean-hitting Kent batsman Darren Stevens is one of only a handful of English county players to have been snapped up by the six new franchises set to contest next month’s inaugural Bangladesh Premier League T20 event. The 35-year-old Leicestershire-born right-hander … Continue reading

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Kent delighted by Beckenham redevelopment go-ahead

The long-term future of Beckenham as a Kent cricket venue appears assured after local planners decided to back a joint scheme to further redevelop the former Lloyds/TSB Social Club Ground. A meeting of the London Borough of Bromley’s planning committee gave the … Continue reading

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Kent profit of £188,000 spells dramatic financial revival

Kent’s ambitious redevelopment of their Canterbury headquarters appears to be bearing early fruit following news of a £188,000 profit for 2011, compared to the previous season’s deficit of almost £600,000. The St Lawrence Ground renovation programme has been part-financed by … 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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