Coles turns down Kent deal
Kent have confirmed that strike bowler Matt Coles has turned down a contract extension and is set to leave the club.
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Maidstone-born Coles, together with Durham's Ben Stokes, was sent home from the England Lions tour to Australia in January following a second breach of discipline.
After making his debut in 2009, the 23-year-old played 50 first-class matches for the county, but made only seven Championship starts this season.
Kent's chairman of cricket Graham Johnson said: "Having seen Matt develop through the Kent system with all the support that this has provided him, it is disappointing that he feels he needs to go elsewhere in search of a way to deliver to his potential.
"We wish him well and are now focused on developing our squad of players who have a desire to play for Kent and have the same vision."