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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

County previews

Exciting Kent threaten to make a T20 impact

Apr 1, 2016: Kent were a delight to watch in limited-overs cricket last season, but as the international-ground counties dominate it will take some special performances to break the trend

David Hopps

Pakistan Super League 2016

Billings revels in T20 adventure land

Feb 7, 2016: England's other big-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman talks about his experiences at the PSL and being picked up in the IPL auction by Delhi Daredevils

Nagraj Gollapudi

Pakistan A v England Lions, 5th unofficial ODI, Dubai

Zaman stars as Pakistan claim series decider

Jan 30, 2016: Pakistan A completed their comeback from 2-0 down to take the unofficial ODI series against England Lions with a hard-fought three-wicket win in Dubai

ESPNcricinfo staff

'I'm posh, driven and good fun'

Jan 7, 2016: Wicketkeeper Sam Billings talks about hair care, his golf handicap, and his biggest six

Interview by Jack Wilson

Pakistan A v England Lions, 5th unofficial T20I, Dubai

Malan heroics seal the series after tie

Dec 16, 2015: Dawid Malan sealed in a Super Over a match that he deserved to have won in normal time, as England Lions overcame a late-innings wobble to beat Pakistan A in a thrilling finale in Dubai.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan A v England Lions, 4th unofficial T20I, Dubai

Curran and Billings take Lions to decider

Dec 13, 2015: Tom Curran starred with the ball on his England representative debut, while Sam Billings advanced his burgeoning reputation with a superbly paced half-century from the depths of a top-order collapse, as England Lions squared their five-match T20 series wi

ESPNcricinfo staff

England warm up to overseas T20 leagues

Dec 10, 2015: Players are being actively encouraged to play in the Big Bash and explore IPL options to expand their horizons - and eventually England's

Will Macpherson
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