Scott Newman to return to Middlesex at end of Kent loan

Scott Newman

Opening batsman Scott Newman is to return to Middlesex after Kent opted against renewing his loan deal.

The 32-year-old failed to flourish during his two months at Kent, scoring just 215 runs at an average of 23.9.

Newman lost his place to Sam Northeast for Kent's last match, an innings victory against Leicestershire.

His contract will expire on May 31 and he will return to Lord's to compete with Sam Robson, Joe Denly and Chris Rogers for an opening berth.