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Nat West Pro40 Leicestershire Foxes v Kent Spitfires

Monday 17th August 2009

NatWest Pro40: Division Two: Leicestershire Foxes v Kent Spitfires
18 August at Grace Road

Leicestershire won the toss and elected to bat

THEKent Spitfires have made six changes to the side that lost to Somerset Sabres in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 Cup on Saturday at Edgbaston. In the absence of Rob Key, Justin Kemp skippers the side with James Hockley, Sam Northeast (pictured), Alex Blake, Paul Dixey, Rob Ferley and Phil Edwards all coming into the side.

James Benning comes into the Foxes side, after joining on loan from Surrey Brown Caps, while former Kent wicketkeeper Paul Nixon also plays for the home side.

The match is live on Sky Sports while you can also hear commentary on BBCRadio Kent by clicking on the following link http://www.bbc.co.uk/kent/realmedia/sport_live/sportlive_slot2.ram.

Leicestershire Foxes: Benning, Boyce, Dippenaar (C), Nixon, Taylor, New (W), Thompson, White, Naik, Henderson, Gurney

Kent Spitfires: Hockley, Northeast, Blake, Kemp (C), Stevens, Mahmood, Tredwell, Dixey (W), Ferley, Khan, Edwards

Umpires: S A Garratt, J W Lloyds, T E Jesty

Picture: Sam Northeast on England U19 duty – courtesy of Keith Chase