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Bell-Drummond and Billings back for One-Day Cup match at Hampshire

Sam Billings and Daniel Bell-Drummond return to county duty after one-day career-best centuries for England Lions with a trip to Hampshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Tuesday (2pm).

The Kent Cricket Academy graduates scored 175 and 171* on successive days against Pakistan A and Sri Lanka A at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence on Sunday and Monday.

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With the three remaining group games to play, Kent Spitfires need to win at least two to reach the quarter-finals for a third successive year.

Kent Spitfires squad: 17 Sam Northeast (c), 23 Daniel Bell-Drummond, 6 Joe Denly, 7 Sam Billings, 10 Alex Blake, 3 Darren Stevens, Will Gidman, 26 Matt Coles, 15 James Tredwell, 8 Mitch Claydon, 11 Imran Qayyum, 18 David Griffiths, 22 Charlie Hartley.

Hampshire squad: Will Smith (2), Ryan McLaren (24), Jimmy Adams (4), Adam Wheater (31), Sean Ervine (c), Mason Crane (32), Liam Dawson (8), Tino Best (36), Tom Alsop (9), Gareth Andrew (55), Gareth Berg (13), Brad Wheal (58), Lewis McManus (18), Brad Taylor (93).

Hampshire v Kent stats:

o Kent Spitfires have collected wins in nine of their last 10 completed matches in Hampshire (L1).

o Eight of the last 10 meetings between these counties been won by the side who batted first (L2).

o Five of Hampshire’s last seven wins have come when batting first.

o Hampshire’s Gareth Berg is four wickets away from 50 in List A cricket; he took 4/64 in his last outing (v Surrey).

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