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Tom Rogers joins Kent for T20 South Group run-in

Thursday 4th July 2024

Men’s First Team

Vitality Blast

Kent Cricket is delighted to announce the signing of Australian bowling all-rounder Tom Rogers for Kent Spitfires’ final six Vitality Blast South Group fixtures, subject to regulatory approval.

The 30-year-old has played 49 T20 matches in his career so far, taking 60 wickets at an average of 24.78.


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He has seven years of experience playing in Australia’s premier domestic T20 competition, the KFC Big Bash League (BBL), featuring for Hobart Hurricanes & Melbourne Renegades. His current T20 best figures of 5-16 coming in January 2023 against the Melbourne Stars.

Bowling right-arm medium-fast pace & batting left-handed, Rogers has a batting strike rate of over 100.00 & a bowling strike rate of 17.73.

He will be available for Kent Spitfires’ next T20 fixture, away at Gloucestershire on Friday 5 July.

On joining Kent, Rogers said: “I’m grateful for the opportunity to play in the Vitality Blast and I’m excited to be joining Kent.

“We know that every game is vital for us now, and I want to do my part in getting results as a Spitfire in the near future.”

Kent’s Director of Cricket, Simon Cook, said: “We’re pleased to have got Tom on board to sure-up our bowling options going into the ‘business end’ of this South Group stage.

“He has a lot of experience and has skills that will be useful to us with both the ball and the bat, too.”


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