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|Date of Birth||15th June 1991||Height||5'11"|
|Debut||2011||Years of Service||2005-10|
|Capped||-||Nickname(s)||Bilbo, Billo, Doug|
|Bat||Right-hand||Best Bat||First Class - 131 for Loughborough MCCU v Northants, 2011; List A: 143 for Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury, 2012|
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He became first-choice wicketkeeper in 2014 ahead of England Ashes-winner Geraint Jones.
He ended the season as Player of the Year at the Spitfire Cricket Awards and earned a call-up to the England Performance Programme.
The youngster rediscovered his batting form with a series of scintillating knocks in the Royal London One-Day Cup including 64 off 54 v Durham 135 off 58 balls at Somerset, 87 off 42 at Surrey, 51 not out off 39 balls v Sussex, 61 off 42 v Gloucestershire.
He blossomed in the 50-over format and was instrumental in the club’s run to the semi-finals.
Billings made an early impression on Kent followers with a glittering 143 against Derbyshire at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence in 2012 – the highest ever one-day score by a Kent player at Canterbury.
In 2015, following an impressive tour with England Lions, he made his senior international debut with some cameos in the one-day international series win against New Zealand.
He kept his place in the squad for the limited-overs series against Australia and on the winter tour to play Pakistan in the UAE.
A matchwinning half-century against Pakistan helped clinch the T20 series before a series of good knocks for the Lions bolstered his reputation in the shorter formats either side of the New Year.
He put pen to paper on a contract extension early in 2016 after being drafted to play for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League.
England Under-19s, Loughborough MCCU, England Lions, England