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Kagiso Rabada

Spitfires played a tense 10-run win over NatWest T20 Blast rivals Sussex Sharks in Canterbury.

Alex Brundle. Photo: G Drive Racing

Alex Brundle is recognised as one of the most accomplished young talents in the sport

The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, home of Kent County Cricket Club

Kent face a trip to Chelmsford on Sunday to take on Essex in the county championship

Gillingham's Josh Wright

The 26-year-old made 44 appearances for the Gills last season

Hayes Lane, home of Bromley

Two academy players also signed contracts this week

The Gallagher Stadium, home to Maidstone United FC

The 22-year-old cites a lengthy commute to and from south east London as his reason for leaving the Gallagher Stadium

Nikki Bull

Matthias Fanimo joins the Gate having been released by Eastleigh

Kent’s head coach Jimmy Adams

Kent were dismissed for 379 on Monday after fine work from captain Sam Northeast

Princes Park

The 23-year-old is described by Tony Burman as a player with an eye for goal

The Gallagher Stadium, home to Maidstone United FC

Jay Saunders’ side secured promotion last month following a dramatic victory over local rivals Ebbsfleet United

Kent’s Sam Northeast

The hosts were reduced to 96 for four early on but Northeast hit an unbeaten 173 to put his side back in contention

Adam Rouse

The keeper-batsman has impressed in Billings’ absence but now faces a month on the sidelines through injury

Stonebridge Road, home of Ebbsfleet United

The 28-year-old scored 24 goals in all competitions last season

Kent captain Sam Northeast

Captain Sam Northeast admitted it was tough to adjust after two weeks of white ball cricket

Priestfield, home of Gillingham

Charlton Athletic travel to Priestfield on October 22

Sean Dickson

Kent lost their first five wickets for 85 before the pair each hit half-centuries

The Gallagher Stadium, home to Maidstone United FC

Both players scored in the historic play-off victory over Ebbsfleet United last month

Luke Hopkins in action. Photo: John Manclark

He now sits third in the Team Green Junior Cup championship

Stonebridge Road, home of Ebbsfleet United

The former Millwall defender has more than 230 Football League appearances to his name

Gillingham's Aaron Morris

The 26-year-old joined the Gills on a free transfer from AFC Wimbledon in May 2014

Kent's Matt Coles

Only 21.5 overs were bowled, with no play possible after 12.35pm

Billy Knott

The 23-year-old joins on a two-year deal just hours after the signing of fellow midfielder Mark Byrne

Kent’s Sam Billings

Billings endured a busy winter playing for England in the World Cup, the Pakistan Super League and IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils

Priestfield, home of Gillingham

The 27-year-old previously worked under Gills manager Justin Edinburgh elsewhere

Hayes Lane, home of Bromley

The right-back says manager Neil Smith was a big draw

Daniel Bell-Drummond

The hosts posted a creditable 231 for six from their reduced allocation of 30 overs

Gillingham's Chairman Paul Scally

Plans to revamp the competition formerly known as the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy were approved at an AGM last week

Welling United's Park View Road

The Wings were relegated from the National League last season

Annabelle Croft with up and coming Juniors, Sofia Johnson, Georgia Lancaster and Alaia Rubio Perez on the Davis Cup Trophy Tour

Some 450 people were in attendance last week

George Hennon

The 21-year-old will enter the ring for the fifth time in his pro career at Grays Civic Hall in Essex on July 1 when he faces Plymouth’s Ross Roberts

Kent’s Sam Billings

The game was reduced to 42 overs per side thanks to 90 minutes of drizzle at Canterbury

Kent T20 squad

Kent Spitfires beat Hampshire in NatWest T20 Blast south group in Canterbury by eight runs

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