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.
Kent's Joe Denly savoured every moment after producing a man-of-the-match performance on his return to the international stage after more than eight years away.
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.
Kent bowler Harry Podmore remains hopeful of beting Warwickshire at Edgbaston to claim the County Championship Division Two title.
Centuries from Dominic Sibley and Will Rhodes left Warwickshire strongly-placed against Kent in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two title-showdown at Edgbaston.
Warwickshire took huge strides towards the Specsavers County Championship Division Two title by totally dominating the opening day against rivals Kent 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".
Kent centurion Zak Crawley admitted it felt good to finally score his maiden century for the county on Wednesday.