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Favourite sports person: Sonny Bill Williams

Favourite band: Kygo

Favourite food: Mexican

Favourite car: New Mercedes A-Class

Quote to live by: Everything happens for a reason

Best cricketing moment: Representing England U19s and putting in a match-winning performance for Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast against Kent in 2014.

Favourite film: Shawshank Redemption

Most annoying habit: Cracking my knuckles

Most likely to: Be in the gym

Player statistics

Born 30 June 1992 Years of Service 2016 -
Squad number 12 Debut
Height 5ft 10in Nicknames Rousey
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Best bat Bowl
Best bowl

Biography

Kent signed former England Under-19 wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Rouse in January 2016.

The 23-year-old right-hander was born in Zimbabwe and has played first-class cricket for Hampshire and Gloucestershire.

He played for Kent second XI in 2014 and returned for a month on trial in April 2015 as cover for Sam Billings and could deputise for the England man in 2016 after signing a contract with the club.

Kent’s new number 12 said: “I’m delighted to be rejoining Kent on a more permanent basis. 

I really enjoyed my time at the beginning of last year and hopefully I can use this opportunity to push on and secure myself a regular first team spot.

“I’m very grateful to the Kent management for showing faith in me and allowing for this opportunity - I'm looking forward to getting stuck in, a lot of hard work lies ahead and I’m excited to get going.

“After my month there last year, I followed Kent’s fortunes and there were some excellent white-ball performances so hopefully we can kick on this year and go a step or two further.”