Kent Spitfires

Kent Spitfires

Kent Spitfires Cricket BettingWithout doubt one of the best teams in the Twenty20 Cup who have qualified for finals day for the past three years. They are captained by England player, Rob Key and will play in the Southern Division of the 2010 Twenty20 Cup. They are currently ranked at number one in the Twenty20 Cup Rankings

Twenty20 Cup Performances

The Spitfires have qualified from their Group for four years running and have made Finals Day for the past three. They were winners in 2007, runners up in 2008 and semi finalists in 2009. In the 2009 Group matches, they won the Southern Group ahead of eventual winners, Sussex Sharks, winning seven out of their ten matches. They will be amongst the favourites in the 2010 Twenty20 Cup betting.

2009/10 Squad

The squad is made up from currently only 18 players but it is understood that new additions will be made in the very near future.

Batsmen

The Kent Spitfires squad for 2010 is listed below and divided into relevant categories

Bowlers

the leading bowlers for the Spitfires are

All Rounders

Wicket keepers

Top Batsmen - 2009

The batting stats for the top five Kent Spitfires are below. 

Player Innings Runs Balls Average HS  S/R 6's
Darren Stevens   11 356 247   59.33    77  144.12 15
Martin v Jaarsveld   10 326 235   36.22    75*  138.72  4
Geraint Jones   10 216 181   27.00    56  119.33  6
Robert Key     9 202 187   28.85    58*  108.02  2
Joe Denly   12 185 182   18.50    32*  101.64  4

Top Bowlers - 2009

Below are the statistics on the Spitfires top bowlers in the 2009 Twenty20 Cup. Those who will be making T20 Free Bets will find this information helpful as and when they place a bet in the Twenty20 Top Wicket taker Odds.

In 2009 the lead wicket taker was Azhar Mahmood who took 16 wickets, which put him in 4th place in the Twenty20 Cup leading wicket taker table.  See Twenty20 Top Bowler betting. His stats along with other leading wicket takers are listed below and they include best bowling performance, economy rates and averages.

Player Matches Innings Runs Wickets Best Average  Economy Mdns
Azhar Mahmood   12   12 328   16 3-16   20.50  7.26  0
James Tredwell   12   12 271   13 3-18   20.84  6.45  0
Ryan McLaren   10   10 288   11 4-37   36.18  8.07  1
Simon Cook   12   12 279   10 2-29   20.84  6.64  2