On a day when young, top-order batsmen shone for their respective clubs, Zak Crawley hit a fluent 56 not out to give Kent the advantage on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Glamorgan in Canterbury.
Matt Henry was again Kent’s spearhead with 4-72 as they completed a 102-run victory against Northamptonshire at Canterbury and maintained their Specsavers County Championship Division Two promotion push.
Kent captain Sam Billings has asked his side to move on and focus on winning red-ball promotion after the Spitfires Vitality Blast T20 campaign came to a “hugely frustrating end” in Canterbury last Thursday.
An assured innings of 46 from Keaton Jennings and a captain’s cameo of 30 not out by Dane Vilas proved enough for Lancashire to land a six-wicket win over Kent in a low-scoring Vitality Blast quarter-final in Canterbury on Thursday night.
Kent vice-captain Joe Denly is hoping that his fast flourishing leg-spin bowling can contribute toward a Spitfires victory over Lancashire in Thursday night’s Vitality Blast T20 quarter final in Canterbury.
Kent all-rounder Grant Stewart blasted a maiden first-class century from only 71 balls to leave Middlesex with a mountain to climb at the mid-point of their pink ball Specsavers County Championship clash at Canterbury.
Heino Kuhn and Joe Denly hit centuries as Kent secured their fifth successive Royal London One-day Cup win and their second high-scoring victory in Beckenham within 72 hours by sweeping aside Gloucestershire to triumph by seven wickets.
Kent’s acting captain Joe Denly starred with ball and then bat to help Spitfires open their Royal London One-day cup win account with a four-wicket victory over Glamorgan with 11 balls to spare in Canterbury.
New Zealand’s Matt Henry was awarded ‘Man of Kent’ status by appreciative home fans after starring with bat and ball during his side’s 58-run Specsavers County Championship win over Sussex in Canterbury.
Neighbours Kent and Sussex exchanged blows in amongst the second-day showers in Canterbury where the hosts reached 125-4 to secure an edge at the mid-point of this engaging Specsavers County Championship clash.