The UK's fastest-growing regional news network
8°C | -3°C
8°C | 3°C
11°C | 8°C
See the full forecast for your area.
Sponsored by Britelite.
Home Kent Sport Article
The Antigua-born right-armer made his debut for the county at the end of the 2005 season and remained at the club until the end of the 2011 season.
He signed a deal with Leicestershire in 2012 but has not played a First Class game since August 2012.
The former England Lions bowler took 144 FC wickets during his time with Kent at an average of 31.25 and a further 47 wickets in limited overs cricket.
Head coach Jimmy Adams explained last week: “Robbie is a known quality here and basically is desperate for an opportunity in the game. He’s turned up with a really good attitude, bowled well and we’re keen to see where this relationship can go.
“A Robbie Joseph bowling well will get wickets, it’s as simple as that. I think it’s a win-win situation. On one hand you have a young man who’s desperate to play professional cricket and on other hand have a club that will always be looking for potential match-winning talent.”
Mark Davies (shoulder) and Calum Haggett (side) will miss the LV= County Championship Division 2 season opener at Worcester, which starts on Sunday, though Joseph and overseas arrival Doug Bollinger are in contention to start.
Click here for more sport from Kent.
Click here for more news from around the county.