Kendall played for Hampshire from 1996, making him one of the most experienced members of the squad.
He was signed up after impressing for Oxford University and has spent his entire career at the south coast club.
He scored over 1,000 runs in the 1999 season, including a career-best 201 against Sussex at Southampton on the same day as he was awarded his county cap.
The following year he was named as the Hampshire Cricket Society Player of the Year and he was appointed as vice-captain in 2001.
He was released at the end of the 2004 season.