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Chris Gayle targets the leg side

Somerset v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Taunton

Gayle's six-laden 151* finishes in defeat

Chris Gayle's remarkable century on his home debut for Somerset was all in vain as Kent won by three runs in an extraordinary NatWest T20 Blast match at the County Ground.

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Sam Northeast made 96 to set Kent up for victory

Kent v Surrey, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Beckenham

Northeast outshines Henriques as Kent win

A brilliant 96 by Sam Northeast off 47 balls powered Kent to a 23-run win over Surrey in the NatWest T20 Blast South Group local derby at Beckenham

Paul Stirling was in imperious form

Middlesex v Kent, NatWest T20, South Group, Lord's

Stirling, Franklin distract Lord's drinkers in style

For most counties Friday is T20 night but Middlesex have always preferred Thursdays. The stroll from St John's Wood to Lord's, brimming with City types anticipating their first T20 game of the season, showed why.

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Rob Key clips into the leg side

Kent v Surrey, LV= Championship, Division Two, Beckenham, 1st day

Key revitalised on return but Kent slip

Rob Key hit 89 on his return to County Championship action but Surrey emerged with the opening day honours at a redeveloped Beckenham as Kent's first innings fell away sharply to 282 all out

Alex Blake revived Kent's innings with a late burst

Hampshire v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Ageas Bowl

Blake blasts Kent to audacious win

Alex Blake and captain Sam Northeast combined to put on 108 runs for Kent's sixth wicket and pull off an outstanding heist