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Kent v Glos: Blake and Claydon recalled for 2015 finale

Sunday 13th September 2015

Men’s First Team

Kent will aim to end 2015 on a high in the LV= County Championship with a win in the final match of the season against Gloucestershire on Monday (10.30am start).

Alex Blake has earned a recall after an excellent white-ball season, hitting five 50s in limited overs cricket.

The 26-year-old recently signed a new contract last played a first-class match in September 2012.

England Under 19 wicketkeeper Ryan Davies keeps the gloves as Sam Billings is rested after a long summer of cricket with Kent and England.

Mitch Claydon returns to the side as Kent freshen up the seam attack after a busy end-of-season schedule.

Rob Key (hamstring) and Adam Ball (knee) are sidelined with injuries sustained in the 316-run win at Glamorgan.

Kent XI: 23 Daniel Bell-Drummond, 6 Joe Denly, 58 Sean Dickson,17 Sam Northeast (c),10 Alex Blake, 3 Darren Stevens, 7 Ryan Davies (wk), 26 Matt Coles, 8 Mitch Claydon, 33 Adam Riley,14 Matt Hunn.

Gloucestershire squad: 4 Will Tavare (c), 15 Chris Dent, 17 Gareth Roderick (wk), 9 Hamish Marshall, 13 Benny Howell, 11 Kieran Noema-Barnett, 10 Jack Taylor, 26 James Fuller, 6 Tom Smith, 14 David Payne, 16 Tom Hampton, 88 Miles Hammond, George Hankins.