Leicestershire v Kent, LV= County Championship Div Two, Grace Rd, 3rd day
Jul 7, 2015: Kent lifted themselves off the bottom of the County Championship by completing their second victory of the season by beating Leicestershire by eight wickets at Grace Road.
Leicestershire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 1st day
Jul 5, 2015: A pitch almost as green as the outfield made Kent captain Sam Northeast's decision to bowl first a simple one, and he would have been satisfied after his side bowled Leicestershire out for just 159
Kent v Derbyshire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 1st day
Jun 7, 2015: Matt Coles claimed five wickets in his opening spell as 17 wickets fell on the first day at Canterbury an followed another impressive display from Mark Fottitt
Kent v Surrey, LV= County Championship, Division Two, Beckenham, 2nd day
May 25, 2015:
Gloucestershire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Bristol, 2nd day
May 19, 2015: Calum Haggett hit his maiden first-class half-century to help Kent to a first-innings lead over Gloucestershire on the second day of the Championship match at Bristol
Gloucestershire v Kent, LV= County Championship, Division Two, Bristol, 1st day
May 18, 2015: Peter Handscomb's third half-century in his last four LV=County Championship innings for Gloucestershire failed to stop Kent taking the upper hand on the opening day at Bristol.
Kent v Leicestershire, LV= County Championship Division Two, Canterbury, 1st day
May 3, 2015: Leicestershire skipper Mark Cosgrove hit his first century of the summer to help the visitors recover from a sticky start during a rain-affected opening day against Kent in Canterbury.
Mar 24, 2015: Matt Coles has made a sudden return to Kent, where he is eager to banish the suspicion of unprofessionalism for good and remind people of his England potential
Mar 10, 2015: Matt Coles, released by Hampshire last week, has agreed terms to return to Kent, the home county where his career began
Glamorgan v Hampshire, Cardiff, 3rd day
Sep 25, 2014: Hampshire won Division Two with an emphatic 291-run win. They return to Division One after three years away, with each of those years starting with them dubbed favourites
Essex v Hampshire, NatWest Blast, South Group, Chelmsford
Jul 23, 2014: Michael Carberry and Matt Coles silenced the Chelmsford crow as Hampshire beat Essex, South Group leaders, to underline their NatWest t20 Blast qualities
Leicestershire v Hampshire, Grace Road, 4th day
May 21, 2014: Matt Coles starred with bat and ball as Hampshire returned to the top of Division Two by skittling Leicestershire for just 96 on the final day at Grace Road to complete a comprehensive 278-run win.
Sep 27, 2013: Matt Coles, the England Lions fast bowler, has agreed a three-year contract with Hampshire, the county where he spent the last month of the season on loan
Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day
Sep 26, 2013: Matt Coles finished with match figures of 10 for 154 as Hampshire crushed Essex by an innings and 31 runs soon after lunch on the third day at the Ageas Bowl
Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day
Sep 25, 2013: Essex's funny season produced one final baffling episode as they meekly surrendered their chance of promotion at the Ageas Bowl
Leicestershire v Hampshire, Grace Road, 4th day
Sep 18, 2013: Leicestershire crashed to a 180-run defeat against Hampshire at Grace Road as the curtain came down on their miserable Championship Division Two campaign
Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 1st day
Sep 12, 2013: Loan signing Matt Coles showcased his talent with both bat and ball as Hampshire put pressure on Worcestershire at New Road.
Lancashire v Hampshire, Southport, 4th day
Aug 31, 2013: A magnificently enterprising 191-run eighth wicket partnership between Adam Wheater and Matt Coles kept Lancashire waiting until mid-afternoon for victory
Lancashire v Hampshire, Southport, 1st day
Aug 28, 2013: Luke Procter's fifth half-century in as many first-class matches gave Lancashire the edge on a first day of many tales at Southport
Aug 27, 2013: Matt Coles, the England Lions allrounder, has joined Hampshire on loan until the end of the season from Kent, where he has refused to sign a new contract.
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