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Spitfires beaten in five-over ‘lottery’

Spitfires beaten in five-over ‘lottery’

Kent Spitfires were on the wrong end of a five-over “lottery” against Somerset in the Vitality Blast on Friday night.

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Duane’s extra incentive on Dartford return

Duane’s extra incentive on Dartford return

Returning Dartford striker Duane Ofori-Acheampong is out to repay the club for what they did for him the first time round.

O’Riordan having a Blast

O’Riordan having a Blast

Marcus O’Riordan’s impact in Kent Spitfires’ early T20 Blast games has been praised by head coach Matt Walker.

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Roshan delivers for Town

Roshan delivers for Town

Experienced Sri Lankan overseas off-spinner Roshan Jayatissa returned remarkable figures during Sandwich Town 1sts’ huge win at Broadstairs.

‘He will come back stronger’

‘He will come back stronger’

Daniel Bell-Drummond is confident Kent team-mate Matt Parkinson will bounce back from an off day in their T20 Blast home defeat against Middlesex.

Stickels hits brilliant ton as Minster stay out on top

Stickels hits brilliant ton as Minster stay out on top

Dan Stickels demonstrated his class by starring for Minster on Saturday in their big win over Bickley Park.

Coach Walker on Spitfires’ schedule and six counts

Coach Walker on Spitfires’ schedule and six counts

There is the opportunity for Kent Spitfires to work on areas for improvement ahead of their next T20 Blast game this week.

Davidson scores first British win in EuroNASCAR history at Brands

Davidson scores first British win in EuroNASCAR history at Brands

Scotsman Jack Davidson became the first British driver to win a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series race in the 11th running of American SpeedFest.

Kent League Premier Division weekend round-up

Kent League Premier Division weekend round-up

There was no change at the Kent League Premier Division summit as frontrunners Minster and St Lawrence & Highland Court earned weekend wins.

Report: Kent beaten despite Bell-Drummond half-century

Report: Kent beaten despite Bell-Drummond half-century

There was a first T20 Blast defeat of the season at home for Kent Spitfires against Middlesex at Canterbury.

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Billings hits ton in Spitfires win

Billings hits ton in Spitfires win

Skipper Sam Billings scored a match-winning century to guide Kent Spitfires to a four-wicket win over Somerset on Friday night.

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Bowler takes all 10 wickets

Bowler takes all 10 wickets

A club cricketer who’s new to the game achieved the extraordinary feat of taking all 10 wickets in an innings.

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Skipper: Away win had everything

Skipper: Away win had everything

Captain Matt Hammond accepts St Lawrence & Highland Court 1sts’ three-wicket win at Sandwich Town 1sts would have been a great match for any neutrals.

Spitfires skipper ready for Blast-off

Spitfires skipper ready for Blast-off

Kent Spitfires captain Sam Billings is relishing their first home game in the Vitality Blast.

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Edge: Don’t expect promotion push to be a cakewalk

Edge: Don’t expect promotion push to be a cakewalk

New Dartford assistant boss Roland Edge admits promotion will be the main aim for the club in the 2024/25 season - but knows it will be far from easy.

No game’s easy for table-topping Minster

No game’s easy for table-topping Minster

Minster moved top of the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday but their captain knows it will take hard work to stay there.

‘The best decision of my cricketing life’

‘The best decision of my cricketing life’

Kent Spitfires captain Sam Billings has opened up about “the best decision of my cricketing life” after returning to action this week.

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‘This is UK's most up-and-coming championship - even with only three cars’

‘This is UK's most up-and-coming championship - even with only three cars’

Only three current-specification cars entered the first round of Clio Cup GB at Brands Hatch - but drivers were full of praise for the championship.

Town’s unfinished cup business

Town’s unfinished cup business

Sandwich Town skipper Tom Chapman has his sights on cup success this summer.

Evison makes his mark in T20 defeat

Evison makes his mark in T20 defeat

Variety was the key for Joey Evison after he picked up three wickets for Kent Spitfires on Sunday.

Kent League Premier Division round-up

Kent League Premier Division round-up

Early Kent League Premier Division basement boys Tunbridge Wells ended reigning champions Lordswood’s perfect record to allow Minster to go top.

Spitfires beaten by Hawks

Spitfires beaten by Hawks

Kent suffered their first defeat of this summer’s Vitality Blast after losing a tight contest at Hampshire Hawks on Sunday.

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Parkinson takes hat-trick for Spitfires

Parkinson takes hat-trick for Spitfires

A first-ever hat-trick from Matt Parkinson sealed a flying start for Kent Spitfires in the Vitality Blast on Friday night.

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Bell-Drummond: Spitfires’ T20 side can beat best

Bell-Drummond: Spitfires’ T20 side can beat best

Batsman Daniel Bell-Drummond is optimistic Kent Spitfires can qualify for the knockout stages of the T20 Blast competition.

Taig: Don’t allow defeat to be in vain

Taig: Don’t allow defeat to be in vain

Club captain Jarryd Taig is urging Canterbury’s batsmen to take lessons from their six-wicket Kent League Premier Division defeat at Bexley.

Head coach Walker: Don’t rule us out yet

Head coach Walker: Don’t rule us out yet

Matt Walker insists there’s still enough time for Kent to defy those who predicted they would suffer 2024 County Championship Division 1 relegation.

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Pennock’s waiting game

Pennock’s waiting game

Dartford boss Ady Pennock believes it’s been a players’ market this summer - but he expects that to change soon.

Chapman: Victory can be catalyst

Chapman: Victory can be catalyst

Tom Chapman is optimistic Sandwich Town’s weekend Kent League Premier Division win can help kick-start their season.

Crawley’s Kent form defended by Walker

Crawley’s Kent form defended by Walker

The largely poor red-ball form of Kent’s England international batsman Zak Crawley has been defended by coach Matt Walker.

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‘We’re just holding our breath a little bit’

‘We’re just holding our breath a little bit’

Wes Agar’s injury is set to be assessed as Kent await a fitness update on the Australian overseas fast bowler.

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Swift fights the Fords before retirement woe at Brands

Swift fights the Fords before retirement woe at Brands

Mini preparation expert Nick Swift took the fight to the Fords at Brands Hatch on Sunday in the 18th Masters Historic Festival.

Heavy final-day home defeat for Kent

Heavy final-day home defeat for Kent

Kent suffered an innings defeat to rivals Essex in County Championship Division 1 in Canterbury.

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Kent League Premier Division round-up

Kent League Premier Division round-up

Defending champions Lordswood lead the Kent League Premier Division after edging to victory at St Lawrence & Highland Court.

Kent show fight against Essex

Kent show fight against Essex

Joe Denly and Harry Finch led the Kent rearguard on day three of their Vitality County Championship clash with Essex at Canterbury.

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Cox puts Kent to the sword

Cox puts Kent to the sword

Jordan Cox scored a double hundred on his return to Kent as his new side Essex dominated day two of their County Championship clash.

Injury problems worsen at Kent

Injury problems worsen at Kent

An injury-hit Kent bowling attack was dealt another huge blow on day one of their County Championship Division 1 derby with Essex at Canterbury.

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Kent lose to defending T20 champions

Kent lose to defending T20 champions

Kent’s visually-impaired side lost at home to defending David Townley Memorial Twenty20 Cup winners Sussex Sharks.

Shrimps’ Thunder-ful derby win

Shrimps’ Thunder-ful derby win

There was derby-day delight for St Lawrence & Highland Court, who edged to a two-wicket win at Canterbury.

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