Three rain-ruined games in succession have left Kent with everything to play for if they are to progress from this season’s hard-fought Vitality Blast T20 qualifying campaign.
Kent’s ability to bounce back from adverse results will be fully tested once again on Friday when they welcome Sussex Sharks to The Spitfire Ground for a Vitality Blast T20 local derby (7pm start).
Kent Spitfires and Surrey took a point apiece after their Vitality Blast South Group clash in Canterbury was abandoned due to heavy rain during the innings break.
Kent’s overseas stars are lining up to pay tribute to team-mate Joe Denly who continues to light up the sublime summer of 2018 with match-winning performances.
Joe Denly had a night to remember as he scored a hundred and then took a hat-trick as Kent Spitfires beat Surrey by six runs in their Vitality Blast opener at the Kia Oval.
Heino Kuhn’s fourth century in his last five Royal London One-Day Cup innings lifted Kent into their first Lord’s final in 10 years as they edged out Worcestershire by two wickets.
South African batsman Heino Kuhn praised his team-mates after hitting a century in their win over Surrey on Friday.
Kent swept aside neighbours Surrey by 220 runs to land a fourth successive Royal London One-day Cup victory with almost 20 overs in hand on a flat pitch in Beckenham.
The late designer behind the rare Grade II-listed Penfold post boxes in London - of which only 36 remain in the UK today, including one in Bexley, has been recognised as one of the most influential surveyors of the past 150 years.
Bexley’s team headed to Lord’s for the finals
The restaurant has replaced Akash Tandoori