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Kent toil away after good start

Kent toil away after good start

Teenager Jaydn Denly made his Kent first-class debut as Essex dominated day one of the County Championship Division 1 match at Chelmsford.

Skipper has game plan for first away match

Skipper has game plan for first away match

New club captain Daniel Bell-Drummond is confident Kent can get a result against rivals Essex.

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Kent search for another overseas recruit

Kent search for another overseas recruit

Kent are actively trying to sign another overseas player to help allow rotation of their bowling unit.

Bell-Drummond and Denly see Kent to draw

Bell-Drummond and Denly see Kent to draw

Centuries from new captain Daniel Bell-Drummond and Joe Denly ensured Kent earned an opening County Championship draw against Somerset at Canterbury.

Kent heading towards season-opening draw

Kent heading towards season-opening draw

Kent and Somerset look to be heading for a draw in County Championship Division 1 at Canterbury after the visitors batted out day three.

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Evison and Finch lead Kent’s revival

Evison and Finch lead Kent’s revival

Kent were bowled out by Somerset on a fluctuating second day in Division 1 of the Vitality County Championship at Canterbury.

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Opening day of Kent’s season abandoned

Opening day of Kent’s season abandoned

Head coach Matt Walker reacts after the first day of Kent’s 2024 season was washed out against Somerset without a ball being bowled at Canterbury.

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Kent’s late overseas reshuffle

Kent’s late overseas reshuffle

A South African all-rounder has agreed to join Kent on an all-format deal - to replace Australian fast bowler Xavier Bartlett.

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Captaincy call was swift

Captaincy call was swift

Daniel Bell-Drummond has told how he found out he was to become Kent’s new club captain.

One game at a time for Kent head coach

One game at a time for Kent head coach

Kent head coach Matt Walker reckons there is a freshness to the squad ahead of the new season - but won’t set the side any specific targets.

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From tears to cheers

From tears to cheers

Few would have been happier than one person in particular when Robbie Joseph completed his Kent comeback - his son!

Muyeye: I’ll do whatever is required

Muyeye: I’ll do whatever is required

Batsman Tawanda Muyeye will have no issues with whatever role Kent’s hierarchy ask him to play at the start of this season.

Cook on Kent’s director role

Cook on Kent’s director role

Simon Cook has detailed some of the challenges he has faced as he adapts to being Kent’s director of cricket.

Friends to face off?

Friends to face off?

There could be a familiar face in the opposition team when Kent batsman Daniel Bell-Drummond begins his tenure as captain this week.

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‘He’s going to bounce back’

‘He’s going to bounce back’

Tawanda Muyeye is optimistic Kent team-mate Nathan Gilchrist can rediscover his best form this summer after an injury-hit 2023 season.

How Kent analysis led them to bowling recruits

How Kent analysis led them to bowling recruits

Director of cricket Simon Cook has revealed the level of analysis which went into Kent bringing in Michael Cohen and George Garrett.

Coach throws himself into life with Kent

Coach throws himself into life with Kent

New batting coach Toby Radford has praised the work ethic and open-mindedness of Kent’s players.

Cook on Kent’s budget challenges

Cook on Kent’s budget challenges

Kent director of cricket Simon Cook believes the county are in a position where they must “maximise every single penny” in their budget.

‘That’s a huge asset for us’

‘That’s a huge asset for us’

Director of cricket Simon Cook thinks Kent’s ground at Beckenham is a trump card in their hopes for a tier-one women’s team.

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Patience key in Denly’s development

Patience key in Denly’s development

All-rounder Jaydn Denly’s talent excites Kent head coach Matt Walker - but he warns patience will be pivotal during the teenager’s development.

Billings pivotal in Bartlett’s Kent deal

Billings pivotal in Bartlett’s Kent deal

Head coach Matt Walker has explained how Kent have finally got their man by recruiting Australian fast bowler Xavier Bartlett.

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Kent’s new era and approach

Kent’s new era and approach

Head coach Matt Walker believes Kent are heading in a “different direction” with Daniel Bell-Drummond as their new club captain.

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Kent’s ideal combination

Kent’s ideal combination

The close-season arrivals of George Garrett and Michael Cohen are “a nice two-fold signing” to strengthen Kent’s bowling attack, Matt Walker says.

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Kent name new captain

Kent name new captain

A Margate-born spinner has been appointed as Kent captain as part of a new leadership model for the side.

‘Re-energised’ Billings tipped to rise again

‘Re-energised’ Billings tipped to rise again

A re-energised Sam Billings is being backed to return to his best for Kent Spitfires this summer.

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Rising Australian pace bowler signs for Kent

Rising Australian pace bowler signs for Kent

Kent’s new signing has been making rapid progress in Australia and his new team-mates are thrilled to have him onboard.

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Kent assistants in state of flux

Kent assistants in state of flux

Coach Matt Walker says the additions of Kent’s new coaches will offer the squad a freshness - but those who take such roles may not stick around.

Kent close to overseas signing

Kent close to overseas signing

Talks are at “an advanced stage” for Kent to make another overseas signing, chief executive Simon Storey has revealed.

Kent hit the Jack-pot with Leaning

Kent hit the Jack-pot with Leaning

Coach Matt Walker has described the signing of vice-captain Jack Leaning as one of the best in charge of Kent.

Kent send players overseas

Kent send players overseas

Some of Kent’s squad are set to train abroad before the start of their 2024 pre-season programme.

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Half-centuries from Crawley not enough for England

Half-centuries from Crawley not enough for England

Two half-centuries from Kent opening batsman Zak Crawley were not good enough for England in their second Test defeat in India.

Kent's faith in Finch

Kent's faith in Finch

Harry Finch is set to be Kent’s wicketkeeper-batsman for red-ball cricket this summer.

Mote CC ladies go on tour

Mote CC ladies go on tour

Mote Cricket Club Women’s first team are taking their talents overseas next month.

Vice-captain Leaning pens new deal with Kent

Vice-captain Leaning pens new deal with Kent

Jack Leaning has signed a new long-term Kent contract until at least the end of the 2026 summer.

Kent duo deserve their success

Kent duo deserve their success

Two leading lights from Kent’s 2023 season have been praised by head coach Matt Walker.

Sports review of the year

Sports review of the year

Relive the sporting highlights of the last 12 months - 2023 was another action-packed year!

Crawley enjoys winning T20 return Down Under

Crawley enjoys winning T20 return Down Under

Kent batsman Zak Crawley helped lead The Perth Scorchers to victory on his return to the T20 Big Bash League in Australia.

Billings signs white-ball deal with Kent

Billings signs white-ball deal with Kent

Sam Billings has become Kent’s second-ever white-ball contracted player.

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Wicketkeeper signs new Kent deal

Wicketkeeper signs new Kent deal

Wicketkeeper-batsman Harry Finch has penned a Kent contract extension.

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