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Shreck looking to put in the hard yards at Kent

Kent’s winter signing Charlie Shreck is looking forward to putting in the hard yards for his new county after deciding against a Nottinghamshire benefit or opting to gently wind down his career at Trent Bridge. The 34-year-old Cornish-born fast bowler is … Continue reading

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Shreck and Powell make early impression for Kent

Winter recruits Charlie Shreck and Michael Powell impressed on their joint Kent debuts, but were unable to prevent their new county from slipping to a 21-run defeat in a pre-season friendly against Middlesex at Beckenham. Batting first on the notoriously … Continue reading

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Key appointed for seventh season as Kent captain

Former England batsman Rob Key has been named Kent captain for a seventh successive season – thus becoming the longest-serving captain currently playing on the county circuit. Key, who took over the Kent job from David Fulton in 2006, is … 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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Coles has come of age this season: Rob Key

Rob Key leads Kent into their Friends Life t20 campaign boosted by the signing of former South Africa fast bowler Charl Langeveldt, a first home win of a difficult season against Leicestershire in the County Championship, and what he sees … 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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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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Lawrence Booth: Luck the Key for Robert

When Richie Benaud made his oft-quoted point about captaincy (90% luck, 10% skill, you know the one) he may not have been thinking of the kind of situation that has arisen in England this week. To recap: a man who … Continue reading

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