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Kent suffer blow as trio leave club

Kent lost three senior figures yesterday in a turbulent day for the club. Director of cricket Paul Farbrace has resigned after two years in the job, while leading batsmen Martin van Jaarsveld and Joe Denly have opted to leave the county as well.

South African veteran Van Jaarsveld asked to leave his contract a year early and has signed for Leicestershire, while former England Twenty20 opener Denly has agreed a deal with Middlesex.