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Van Jaarsveld signing to boost Leicestershire top order

Leicestershire have signed former South Africa batsman Martin van Jaarsveld from Kent on a two-year contract with the option of an extension for a third year. Van Jaarsveld had a year remaining on his contract at Canterbury but Kent were … Continue reading

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Kent hit hard by exits of Farbrace, Denly and van Jaarsveld

Kent have been hit by a triple whammy of end-of-season departures following the news that director of cricket Paul Farbrace and senior batsmen, Joe Denly and Martin van Jaarsveld, are leaving the county. Farbrace, who leaves the club he served … Continue reading

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Van Jaarsveld looks to 2012 to end career on better note

What odds might you have got at the start of the summer on Kent run-machine Martin van Jaarsveld going the whole County Championship campaign without scoring a century, let alone reaching 1,000 first-class runs? In his five previous seasons with … 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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Van Jaarsveld to stay; Patterson promoted

Kent skipper Rob Key has assured county supporters that the club’s batting linchpin and vice-captain, Martin van Jaarsveld, will be staying at the St Lawrence Ground. Though the South African-born right-hander signed a long-term contract with Kent last year, rumours … Continue reading

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