Parnell To Return To Kent For Five-Week Spell

Parnell To Return To Kent For Five-Week Spell
Parnell To Return To Kent For Five-Week Spell
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South African left-arm seamer Wayne Parnell is set to return and play for Kent for a five-week period from 10th July to 4th August.

Parnell, who had a profitable and impressive spell in the early season before playing a key role in South Africa's run to the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals, will be back with Kent in time for their Twenty20 Cup quarter-final against Durham and he will also be in line to play three LV County Championship games and a NatWest Pro40 game against Glamorgan.

“This is great news for the Club," Cheif Executive Paul Millman commented. "We are delighted to be able to bring Wayne back because he made such a big impact in his initial spell.

The team has done really well to win a tough group and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Twenty20 Cup. Wayne’s return will only help our prospects for next month’s quarter-final against Durham.

It would’ve been nice to keep him here for a slightly longer period but the South African Cricket Board are keen for him to fulfil international commitments later in the summer.”

Parnell, 19, has already played four One-Day Internationals and eight Twenty20 Internationals for South Africa.

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