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Nannes predicts hot Surrey challenge this summer

Surrey’s straight-talking Australian fast bowler Dirk Nannes is relishing a return to south London this season, but only once the weather warms up. The 35-year-old left-armer from Melbourne is one of the world’s most in-demand Twenty20 specialist ‘death bowlers’ and … Continue reading

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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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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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Jordan prepares for Surrey season with Barbados stint

  Surrey pace bowler Chris Jordan has been named in the Barbados squad set to contest the up-coming WICB four-day competition in the West Indies. The 23-year-old, who was born on the island in 1988 before moving to Dulwich, will play … Continue reading

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Adams steps up Surrey’s pre-season work with ‘Hell Fridays’

Surrey have announced plans for three pre-season fixtures in March before embarking on their first-class fixtures for 2012. Cricket manager Chris Adams and captain Rory Hamilton-Brown will take their players to Chelmsford to start their pre-season plans with a two-day game against … 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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