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Harry Podmore

Men's Cap 218

BatRight-handBowlRight arm medium-fast
Born23rd July 1994 (in Hammersmith)National Team Eligibility-
Years of Service2018-2022Debutvs. Gloucestershire, 2018
Nickname(s)Pod, PoddersCapped2019 (218)
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Other Teams

Middlesex, Glamorgan, Derbyshire, Durham

Player Biography

Harry joined Kent from Middlesex in 2018. He was a key component of Kent’s promotion winning side that season. Harry played 15-matches in Division Two that season, picking up 53-wickets at an average of 23.04.

His best figures of 6-36 came against Middlesex in the fourth innings of a crushing 342-run victory.

Harry also showed his potential with the bat, scoring 53 against Gloucestershire, and 33* against Glamorgan. He scored a memorable winning boundary to send Kent Spitfires to the 2018 Royal London Cup Final. In total he scored 235 runs at and average of 19. Harry also plundered 111 off 111 for the Kent Second XI against the Middlesex Second XI in a four-day friendly.

Harry was capped after the 2019 season, in which he took another 54-wickets in First Class cricket, including two five-wicket hauls against Warwickshire and Surrey as Kent finished fourth in Division 1 of the County Championship. More runs followed as well, with scores of 49* against Nottinghamshire, and 54* against Essex.

Harry as mainly featured in red ball cricket for Kent, but he has also played in 12 List-A games since he signed. He has taken 14-wickets so far, with best figures of 4-57 coming against Nottinghamshire in 2018. In this match against Notts, Harry dismissed all of the their top three batsmen (Chris Nash, Riki Wessels, and Tom Moores), reducing them to 23-4, opening the bowling alongside Matt Henry.

He was also the hero with the bat in Kent Spitfires’ One-Day Cup group match at home to Lancashire, again scoring the winning runs, before being in the side that defeated the same opponent in the Final at Trent Bridge to secure Kent’s first One-Day Cup in 48 years.

Podmore made 74 appearances for the Club in all formats, taking 175 wickets & scoring 1,032 runs.