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Nottinghamshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, Group A, Trent Bridge

Brilliant Billings keeps Kent season aflame

Aug 17, 2015: Sam Billings has played eye-catching innings in a season that has won him England one-day honours, but the brilliant unbeaten century at Trent Bridge that pronounced Kent's season was not yet dead must surely rank as his best

David Hopps

NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals

Kent's rowdy bunch find their stride in T20

Aug 14, 2015: One of the most traditional counties has been a revelation in this year's Blast. Sam Billings, recently minted as an England international, wants to join the party

David Hopps

Middlesex v Kent, Royal London Cup, Group B, Radlett

Gubbins and Rayner shine in all-round success

Jul 31, 2015: Middlesex produced an excellent all-round performance to beat Kent by 87 runs at Radlett and pick up their first victory in this year's Royal London Cup

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Kent v Essex, LV= Championship, Division Two, Tunbridge Wells, 3rd day

Essex crumble after Billings maiden ton

Jul 21, 2015: Kent's mammoth first-innings score included a maiden Championship hundred for Sam Billings before Essex crumbled by an innings and plenty at Tunbridge Wells

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Surrey v Kent, LV= County Championship Div Two, Kia Oval, 2nd day

Harinath, Curran junior respond after Billings 99

Jul 14, 2015: A richly entertaining day more than made up for the weather-hit opening. Sam Billings scored 99 for Kent while 17-year-old Sam Curran marked his first-class debut for Surrey with a five-wicket haul

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Kent v Somerset, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Canterbury

Kent continue to soar as Somerset face exit

Jul 10, 2015: This season's NatWest T20 Blast has shown, quite clearly, that it is a myth that England's T20 tournament needs to be played in a block to attract high-quality overseas talent

Freddie Wilde

Sussex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Hove

Blake and Billings see off Sussex

Jul 3, 2015: Young guns Sam Billings and Alex Blake led the way with the bat as Kent crushed Sussex by seven wickets in front of a Hove full house

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New Zealand in England 2015

Five uncapped players in England T20 squad

Jun 18, 2015: Sam Billings, Reece Topley, James Vince, David Willey and Mark Wood are the uncapped players England have picked for the only T20 international against New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Ageas Bowl

England's fantasy given dose of reality

Jun 14, 2015: More runs for Eoin Morgan and a half-century for Ben Stokes provided further good news for England's liberated one-day side, but this time the plans came unstuck at a crucial stage

Alan Gardner at the Ageas Bowl

Ireland v England, only ODI, Malahide

An imaginary horse and the man who wants to be AB Villiers

May 7, 2015: England have been forced by the schedule to select a new-look side to face Ireland but the horror World Cup show would have demanded change in any event. ESPNcricinfo introduces those who aim to be part of the future

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Billings, Willey, Ansari called up for Ireland ODI

Apr 28, 2015: England's team to play Ireland in Dublin next week will contain several of the next generation making an impression in the county game, including up to six debutants

Alan Gardner

Kent 2015 preview

Kent have chance to put the 'stigma' behind them

Apr 2, 2015: ESPNcricinfo assesses Kent ahead of the 2015 season

Alan Gardner

England news

The inevitable rise of Billings

Jan 31, 2015: In terms of the amount of sports Sam Billings excels at there are shades of AB de Villiers in the Kent wicketkeeper who is quickly becoming one of hottest prospects in the English game

Ivo Tennant

England news

Billings replaces Kieswetter in England 30

Dec 12, 2014: Sam Bilings, Kent's up-and-coming wicketkeeper batsman, has been approved by the ICC as a replacement Craig Kieswetter in the England 30-man provisional squad for the World Cup

David Hopps

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

Kent v Gloucestershire, Canterbury, 2nd day

Tavare ton cements Gloucestershire's control

Sep 24, 2014: Gloucestershire opener Will Tavare hit an unbeaten century to bat his side into a strong position at the mid-point of their final game in Canterbury

Press Association

Hampshire v Kent, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day

Nervy Hampshire face promotion fight

Sep 16, 2014: Hampshire are set for another test of temperament to gain promotion back to Division One of the County Championship after their advantage slipped on the second day of the penultimate round

Alex Winter at the Ageas Bowl

Warwickshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, Edgbaston

Warwickshire return to Lord's, but English cricket should worry

Sep 4, 2014: The contrasting expressions on the faces of the players told the story: whatever the gentle decline in popularity of county cricket over the last couple of decades, the prospect of a Lord's final still means a great deal

George Dobell at Edgbaston

Kent v Gloucestershire, Royal London Cup QF, Canterbury

Billings lights up Kent's big night

Aug 29, 2014: Kent were not to be denied. As Gloucestershire added 93 for the last four wickets the crowd shouted themselves hoarse and eventually gained their satisfaction

Alan Gardner at Canterbury

Surrey v Kent, Royal London Cup, Group B, The Oval

Ansari's dash just short in run-filled tie

Aug 5, 2014: Zafar Ansari hit Mitch Claydon for two legside sixes in an astonishing final over in which Surrey failed to score from the last two balls to tie with Kent in a thrilling match at The Oval.

Press Association
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