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Big Bash League 2016-17

Billings signs up for Sixers

Nov 29, 2016: Sam Billings, the Kent and England wicketkeeper-batsman, has signed to play for Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League in Australia next month

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Cricket charity Chance to Shine receives ECB funding boost

Nov 3, 2016: The England & Wales Cricket Board has announced that it will be doubling its investment in Chance to Shine

Andrew Miller

England in India 2016-17

Billings bides time for Test call-up after Vaughan backs spin technique

Nov 2, 2016: Sam Billings says he is flattered to have been talked up by Michael Vaughan as a potential reinforcement for the Test tour of India, but insists that he remains a work in progress

Andrew Miller

BCB XI v England XI, Chittagong

Rain thwarts England warm-up

Oct 14, 2016: England's inexperienced one-day side has been lauded for overcoming a 'daunting' experience to halt Bangladesh's run of six home series win in a row

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

England's youngsters put absentees on notice

Oct 13, 2016: England's inexperienced one-day side has been lauded for overcoming a 'daunting' experience to halt Bangladesh's run of six home series win in a row

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v England, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

Buttler praises stand-in openers

Oct 12, 2016:

Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh v England, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

Duckett and Billings show their promise to earn series win

Oct 11, 2016: Hold the pose and watch the ball disappear down the ground high into the crowd. Such was the perfect manner in which Chris Woakes settled a wonderful one-day series

The Report by David Hopps

Kent v Northants, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Beckenham, 3rd day

Billings' late dash to no avail as Kent's promotion hopes are crushed

Sep 8, 2016: Sam Billings drove through the night to take his place in Kent's batting order, but he couldn't save the day, and their season

Tim Wigmore at Beckenham

Sussex v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Hove, 1st day

Viljoen, Billings keep up Kent pursuit

Aug 31, 2016: Kent, 24 points behind Essex with three matches remaining, need to close that gap before the sides meet in the final match of the season at Canterbury

David Hopps at Hove

Gloucestershire v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Bristol, 3rd day

Billings takes satisfaction in epic show of restraint

Aug 25, 2016: Sam Billings and Darren Stevens amassed Kent's highest fifth-wicket stand in Championship cricket, beating a previous best of 254 in 1910

Vithushan Ehantharajah in Bristol

Gloucestershire v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Bristol, 2nd day

Stevens century serves reminder of timeless merits

Aug 24, 2016: At 40 years of age, Darren Stevens secured his first hundred of a demanding season which could well be his last for Kent

Vithushan Ehantharajah in Bristol

Play it again, Sam

Aug 14, 2016: Opener Sam Billings talks about how ambitious the limited-overs game has become, and how he's making sure he's in the reckoning for England selection

Jo Harman

Kent v Worcestershire, Specsavers Champipnship Div 2, Canterbury, 1st day

Claydon and Billings combine to hand Kent control

Aug 3, 2016: Sam Billings became only the second Kent wicketkeeper to take seven catches in an innings while paceman Mitch Claydon bagged his best championship figures for the county

ECB Reporters Network

England news

Duckett's 'crazy week' showcases depth of batting power

Jul 29, 2016: England Lions produced an astonishing display of batting in their recent tri-series, further evidence of the belated evolution in the limited-overs game in English cricket

Tim Wigmore

England Lions v Pakistan A, Tri-series, Canterbury

Billings 175 sets up comprehensive Lions win

Jul 24, 2016: Sam Billings treated his home county crowd to the third spectacular century for England Lions in as many matches as they wrapped up the Tri-Series

ECB Reporters Network

Kent v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, South Group, Canterbury

Ice-cool Ingram trumps the Billings and Denly show

Jun 12, 2016: Unbeaten centuries from Kent's Sam Billings and Joe Denly counted for nothing as Colin Ingram's ice-cool unbeaten 95 steered Glamorgan to a thrilling three-wicket win over Kent

ECB Reporters Network

Kent v Hampshire, NatWest Blast, South Group, Canterbury

Kent hold their nerve against Afridi-Sammy assault

Jun 8, 2016: Sam Billings found his best form since returning from IPL before Kewnt staved off a six-hitting assault from Shahid Afridi and Darren Sammy to hold off Hampshire by eight runs at Canterbury

David Hopps

'Ketchup in the cupboard? That's nuts'

May 8, 2016: England batsman Jason Roy talks about his favourite meat, the England players' football and dancing skills, and more

Interview by Jack Wilson

Gujarat Lions v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Rajkot

Off field bonding puts Billings at ease on the field with Daredevils

May 2, 2016: Sam Billings had to wait until April 30 to make his IPL debut, but his 54 off 34 balls showed he'd been soaking up every opportunity with team-mates and management staff before then to enhance his game

Arun Venugopal in Rajkot

IPL 2016

A scoop full of Billings and going Head over heels

Apr 8, 2016: ESPNcricinfo picks five overseas players to watch out for as they prepare to make their IPL debuts

Alagappan Muthu
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