Kenneth Kent (cricketer)

Kenneth Gwynne Kent (10 December 1901 29 December 1974) was an English cricketer. Kent was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Sparkbrook, Warwickshire, and was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham.

Kenneth Kent
Personal information
Full nameKenneth Gwynne Kent
Born(1901-12-10)10 December 1901
Sparkbrook, Warwickshire, England
Died29 December 1974(1974-12-29) (aged 73)
Fife, Scotland
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 9
Runs scored 40
Batting average 4.44
100s/50s /
Top score 23*
Balls bowled 1,152
Wickets 10
Bowling average 63.90
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/91
Catches/stumpings 2/
Source: Cricinfo, 19 June 2012

Kent made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Lancashire in the 1927 County Championship at Edgbaston. He made eight further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Middlesex in the 1931 County Championship.[1] In his nine matches for Warwickshire, he took 10 wickets at an average of 63.90, with best figures of 3/91.[2] With the bat, he scored 40 runs at an average of 4.44, with a high score of 23 not out.[3]

He died at Fife, Scotland, on 29 December 1974.


  1. "First-Class Matches played by Kenneth Kent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  2. "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Kenneth Kent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  3. "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Kenneth Kent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
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