Full name Fabian Kruuse Cowdrey
Born January 30, 1993, Canterbury
Current age 24 years 113 days
Major teams Cardiff MCCU, Kent, Kent 2nd XI
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class debut||Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff, Apr 5-7, 2013 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jul 3-6, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||Worcestershire v Kent at Worcester, Aug 11, 2013 scorecard|
|Last List A||Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 15, 2016 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Kent v New Zealanders at Canterbury, Jun 22, 2013 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, Jul 8, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|5*, 0/20||Kent||v Gloucs||Bristol||8 Jul 2016||T20|
|1*, 2/25||Kent||v Somerset||Taunton||7 Jul 2016||T20|
|3, 15||Kent||v Essex||Chelmsford||3 Jul 2016||FC|
|0/27, 18||Kent||v Essex||Chelmsford||1 Jul 2016||T20|
|0, 2/8||Kent||v Sussex||Canterbury||30 Jun 2016||T20|
|0/27, 48||Kent 2nd XI||v Sussx 2nd XI||Woodman Cote||27 Jun 2016||Other OD|
|0/19, 71||Kent||v Middlesex||Canterbury||24 Jun 2016||T20|
|0/14, 21, 1/28||Kent 2nd XI||v Smrst 2nd XI||Canterbury||21 Jun 2016||Other|
|0/34, 0||Kent||v Glamorgan||Cardiff||17 Jun 2016||T20|
|4, 1/43||Kent||v Essex||Chelmsford||15 Jun 2016||LA|
Fabian Cowdrey, the latest member of the Cowdrey clan, is charged with continuing the family's great cricketing traditions. Son of Chris and grandson of the late Lord Colin, Fabian must contend with considerable expectancy from the Kent public as he seeks to make the grade. Still, if it gets too much emotionally, there is always brother Julius to help him out - he is a musician and Fabian often writes the lyrics for his songs.
Cowdrey has suggested himself an adaptable cricketer very much in the modern style. His left-arm spin is becoming a useful weapon for Kent in one-day cricket and his batting has gradually gained in power and range with his best displays to date coming in limited-overs cricket. In the off-season he has played grade cricket in Brisbane and Sydney.
Cowdrey teamed up successfully with Daniel Bell-Drummond at the top of the order in T20 cricket in 2013, scoring 152 runs in five innings at an average of 38, including a maiden half-century against Surrey at the Oval. The former Tonbridge School student then broke into the Spitfires YB40 side and, on his List A debut, he blasted 52 off just thirty balls to underline his natural talent.
Progress was limited over the next two seasons, with a sprinkling of opportunities in the Championship side bringing scant reward, although he did gain a decent grounding in the limited-overs formats which looked sure to hold him in good stead.
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