Full Name: Kevin James Dean
Born: October 16, 1975, Derby
Other teams: Derbyshire
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium-fast
A left-armer seamer capable of swinging the ball both ways, Dean was one of Derbyshire’s most loyal servants during a career that began in 1996. He stands at 6ft 5in and, though never capable of express pace, his ability to extract bounce - allied to his tremendous discipline - ensured he was an integral member of the Derbyshire attack for the best part of a decade. Dean took a career-best 8-52 against Kent in 2000, and was the joint leading wicket-taker in first-class cricket in 2002 with 83 victims at 23.50 apiece. A double stress fracture of the back interrupted Dean’s career, and...