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Ed Giddins, the 25-year-old fast bowler who is banned from first-class cricket until April 1998 after testing positive for cocaine while playing for Sussex against Kent last summer, hopes to play for the Kent League club, Bromley, this year. Bromley's rivals, Gore Court, have issued a protest - they have been refused permission to sign Kenny Benjamin, the West Indian fast bowler, following new Kent League restrictions on international players. Gore Court claim these rules should also exclude Giddins, who has signed a contract for Warwickshire.