Your location is set to Dartford
Published: 11:50, 14 February 2013 |
Updated: 16:09, 09 January 2014
Kent cricketers Charlotte Edwards, Lydia Greenway, Lauren Marsh and Tammy Beaumont suffered a Super Sixes exit as England’s women failed to defend their World Cup crown in India.
After suffering a shock group loss against Sri Lanka in their opening game of the tournament and a two-run defeat against Australia, England needed to beat New Zealand in Mumbai on Wednesday and hope that already-qualified Australia would beat West Indies, in order to reach the final.
However Australia lost their last four wickets for 10 runs to suffer a surprise defeat meaning England’s 15-run win over New Zealand - which included a half-century from skipper Edwards (pictured) was in vain.
Meanwhile Kent skipper James Tredwell will be aiming to help England wrap up a Twenty20 series win in New Zealand on Friday morning.
The Kent captain hit 22 off just 11 balls but his efforts were in vain as England lost in Hamilton on Tuesday. Tredwell took 1-20 from his two overs as the Kiwis posted 192-6. England then fell to a 55-run defeat, with Tredwell their second-highest scorer in a total of 137.
Darren Stevens, meanwhile, continues to impress for Bangladesh Premier League t20 side Dhaka Gladiators.
Stevens will complete the group stage against Chittagong Kings on Thursday night looking to secure their place at the head of the points table.
The Kent all-rounder is second in the league averages with 61 in nine matches – totalling 182 – while ex-Kent colleague Azhar Mahmood, who plays for the struggling Barisal Burners, has averaged 35.
The semi-finals of the competition will be held on Saturday and Sunday with the final on Tuesday night.
Stevens and Mahmood won the competition with Dhaka last season.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
This is a brand new online resource covering every aspect of owning and improving a home in Kent and Medway.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.