Kevin Masters (cricketer)

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Kevin Masters
Personal information
Full nameKevin David Masters
Born (1961-05-19) 19 May 1961 (age 57)
Chatham, Kent, England
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RelationsDavid Masters (son)
Domestic team information
1999–2002Kent Cricket Board
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 4 14
Runs scored 1 12
Batting average 0.16 6.00
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 1 4*
Balls bowled 449 675
Wickets 6 8
Bowling average 40.00 45.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/26 2/52
Catches/stumpings 2/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 November 2010

Kevin David Masters (born 19 May 1961) is an English cricketer. Masters is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born at Chatham, Kent.

Masters made his first-class debut for Kent against Hampshire in 1983. From 1983 to 1984, he represented the county in four first-class matches, the last of which came against Somerset.[1] In his 4 first-class matches, he took 6 wickets at a bowling average of 49.00, with best figures of 2/26.[2]

Masters made his debut in List A cricket for Kent against Worcestershire in 1984.[3] This was the only one-day match he played for the county.

Eleven years later, he made his Minor Counties Championship debut for Cambridgeshire against Norfolk. He played 2 further Championship matches during that season against Buckinghamshire and Lincolnshire.[4] Masters also made his debut in the MCCA Knockout Trophy during the 1995 season against Wiltshire. From 1995 to 1996, he played 6 Trophy matches for the county, the last of which came against Buckinghamshire.[5] Masters played a single List A match for Cambridgeshire in the 1996 NatWest Trophy against Kent.[6]

He later represented the Kent Cricket Board in List A cricket. His debut List A match for the Board came against Denmark in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. From 1999 to 2002, he represented the Board in 12 List A matches, the last of which came against the Leicestershire Cricket Board in the 2nd round of the 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy which was held in 2002.[7] In his combined career total of 14 List A matches, he took 8 wickets at a bowling average of 45.00, with best figures of 2/52.

He currently plays club cricket for Upchurch Cricket Club in the Kent Cricket League.


His son, David, currently represents Essex in first-class cricket. He has also played first-class cricket for Kent and Leicestershire.


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