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The Barramundis' big break

Nov 7, 2014: Papua New Guinea have impressed, despite their limited resources and talent. Now, as they head into their first ODI, they're hoping for a brighter future

Tim Wigmore

County news

Old dog Jones ready for new tricks

Nov 1, 2014: Moving to a new county to take up captaincy at the age of 38 would be a challenge for most. But Geraint Jones, once of England now of Papua New Guinea, is keen to stay fresh

Tim Wigmore

County news

Jones signs as Gloucs four-day captain

Oct 28, 2014: Former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones has signed a two-year contract with Gloucestershire and will captain the side in first-class cricket next season

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sam Billings keeps Kent's flame burning

Sep 25, 2014: The county's rich lineage of wicketkeepers has welcomed its latest sensation. And his batting is giving the national selectors another explosive option to ponder

Jack Wilson

World Cup 2015 Qualifiers

Scotland make third World Cup trip

Jan 30, 2014: A round-up of the final day's action in the Super Six stage at the World Cup Qualifiers in New Zealand on January 30, 2014

ESPNcricinfo staff

The quiet goodbyes

Nov 25, 2013: After the emotion of Sachin Tendulkar's last Test, a look at some farewells that didn't go quite so well

Steven Lynch

Hampshire v Kent, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Jones declares behind to enliven Kent

Jun 7, 2013: Kent's stand-in captain Geraint Jones breathed new life into the third day at Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl with a challenging declaration after the follow-on had been saved.

Leicestershire v Kent, Grace Road, 1st day

Jones, Coles put Kent on top

Apr 17, 2013: Leicestershire's decision to bowl first backfired as Kent racked up 406 on the first day at Grace Road with half-centuries from Brendan Nash, Geraint Jones and Matt Coles.

Kent v Derbyshire, Canterbury, 1st day

Jones keeps Kent in the hunt

Sep 4, 2012: Geraint Jones' innings kept Derbyshire at bay on the first day of a crucial tie in the promotion race at Canterbury

David Lloyd at Canterbury

Geraint Jones

'I don't care if it wasn't out'

Jul 2, 2012: Geraint Jones remembers the catch he took to end Edgbaston 2005, but little of the celebrations that followed

Interview by Jack Wilson

Kent v Yorkshire, Canterbury, 2nd day

Nash proves a point for Kent

Apr 27, 2012: Brendan Nash scored a maiden century in county cricket to put Kent on top at Canterbury

Mark Pennell at Canterbury

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2011-12

T20 qualifiers chance for PNG to leave mark - Dikana

Mar 4, 2012: Rarva Dikana, Papa New Guinea captain, hopes to use the World T20 qualifiers to announce his country's presence in world cricket.

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Jones to play for Papua New Guinea

Jan 20, 2012: Geraint Jones, the former England wicketkeeper, will return to the country of his birth and play for Papua New Guinea in the World Twenty20 qualifying tournament

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 3rd day

Kent win but docked eight points

Sep 2, 2011: Kent look set to wrap up a convincing County Championship win over Division Two rivals Essex with a day to spare, but may yet pay the price for preparing a below-par pitch for this end-of-season encounter at Canterbury

Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 2nd day

Kent in control after Essex collapse

Sep 1, 2011: Kent look set to wrap up a convincing County Championship win over Division Two rivals Essex with a day to spare, but may yet pay the price for preparing a below-par pitch for this end-of-season encounter at Canterbury

Surrey v Kent, The Oval, 2nd day

Blake rises above poor batting

Jul 11, 2011: Even Mark Ramprakash struggled to bring a semblance of common sense batting to County Championship proceedings at The Oval,

Kent v Glamorgan, Friends Life t20, Canterbury

Northeast and Jones set up Kent win

Jul 3, 2011: Kent maintained their hopes of reaching the knock-out stages of the Friends Life t20 by securing a deserved five-wicket win over Glamorgan in Canterbury

Yorkshire v Kent, CB40, Headingley

Shahzad unable to save Yorkshire

May 15, 2011: Ajmal Shahzad was the hero turned villain who just failed to redeem himself as Yorkshire lost to Kent by two wickets with two balls remaining

Kent v Somerset, Canterbury, 3rd day

Jones ton gives Kent the edge

Aug 5, 2010: A career-best 178 by former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones coupled with three last-session wickets for James Tredwell saw Kent take the initiative on day three against County Championship title hopefuls Somerset

Kent v Somerset, Canterbury, 2nd day

van Jaarsveld and Jones revive Kent

Aug 4, 2010: Martin van Jaarsveld and Geraint Jones rescued Kent with a gritty unbroken fourth-wicket stand of 128 in 36 overs

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