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.