After a winter of due diligence and careful recruitment Kent are hoping to take the County Championship top flight by storm when the first-class cricket season begins next month.
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year's resolution for 2019.
Kent all-rounder Joe Denly ended a memorable summer by winning the NatWest PCA Players' Player of the Year and dominating the evening with three further awards.
Kent all-rounder Joe Denly has put his summer success down to playing in various overseas competitions over the previous winter after picking up the PCA's 2018 Most Valuable Player cheque for £10,000.
Centuries from Dominic Sibley and Will Rhodes left Warwickshire strongly-placed against Kent in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two title-showdown at Edgbaston.
Kent's Joe Denly and Rory Burns of Surrey earned earned their first Test call-ups for England's forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka on Friday, but national selector Ed Smith insists there is no pressure to become "the new Alastair Cook".