Sky Sports – Windies star Carlos Brathwaite joins Kent Spitfires for Vitality Blast

Last Updated: 02/05/18 1:28pm

Windies allrounder Carlos Brathwaite has signed to play in Kent Spitfires’ opening four matches of the 2018 Vitality Blast.

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  • Windies star Carlos Brathwaite joins Kent Spitfires for Vitality Blast Last Updated: 02/05/18 1:28pm Windies allrounder Carlos Brathwaite has signed to play in Kent Spitfires’ opening four matches of the 2018 Vitality Blast.
  • The World T20 champion, who made his name hitting Ben Stokes for four successive sixes in the final over of the 2016 final against England, will join the Spitfires squad before the opening group match at oldest rivals Surrey on Friday, July 6.
  • Brathwaite said: “I’m delighted to be joining Kent Spitfires for my first taste of county cricket.
  • “I have a good relationship with Sam Billings, having played in the same team at the IPL and BBL, and he chatted to me about the opportunity to join and told me a lot about the great support and atmosphere on T20 nights.
  • Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis will succeed Brathwaite as the squad’s second overseas player ahead of a likely debut against the Sussex Sharks on Friday, July 27.


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