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Matt Coles picked up the big wicket of Kumar Sangakkara

Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 3rd day

Lancs follow on, promotion on hold for now

Aspirations shifted almost as quickly as the cloud cover that skirted past the St Lawrence ground in Canterbury as Lancastrian dreams of promotion switched to staving off an innings defeat by Kent

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Sam Northeast struck 77

Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 2nd day

Northeast's landmark day as Kent pile up runs

Promotion chasing Lancashire will go into day three of their LV= County Championship clash with lowly Kent with survival and batting points uppermost in their minds after the hosts continued to dominate events in Canterbury

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Rob Key clips into the leg side

Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 1st day

Key hundred holds up Lancashire promotion push

Rob Key's first Championship century inside 16 months helped Kent prosper on the opening day of their LV= County Championship clash with Division Two leaders Lancashire in Canterbury

Jason Roy's hundred dominated Surrey's innings

Surrey v Kent, Royal London Cup QF, Kia Oval

Coles gives Surrey fright after Roy's hundred

Surrey survived an extraordinary maiden hundred from Matt Coles and a last-wicket stand of 64 - to which Coles' partner Matt Hunn contributed a single run - to progress to the semi-finals of the Royal London Cup

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Sam Billings fell one short of a century

Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 4th day

Billings news boosts Kent as rain wrecks close finish

Kent expect Sam Billings to be fit for the Royal London quarter-finals but rain won the day at Derby with a thrilling finish in prospect

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Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 3rd day

It's three in a row for Godleman

Billy Godleman became only the fifth Derbyshire batsmen to score centuries in three consecutive innings and the first for 25 years to put Kent under pressure in Derby

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Mark Footitt bowls as Will Smith backs up

Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 2nd day

Footitt four-for helps secure handy lead

Derbyshire's bowlers made sure there was not too heavy a price to pay for their post-tea collapse on day one by bowling Kent out for 159

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Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 1st day

Hunn hits back after Godleman hundred

Matt Hunn led a spirited Kent fightback after opener Billy Godleman's second century in successive matches threatened to put Derbyshire in control on an eventful opening day of the LV= County Championship Division Two game at Derby

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The rain arrived to ruin the evening at Hove

Royal London Cup, Group B

Rain helps Kent secure quarter-final

Essex, Kent and Hampshire secured progression from Group B into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a damp evening which led for four no results.

Sam Billings played a brutal innings that defied conditions

Nottinghamshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, Group A, Trent Bridge

Brilliant Billings keeps Kent season aflame

Sam Billings has played eye-catching innings in a season that has won him England one-day honours, but the brilliant unbeaten century at Trent Bridge that pronounced Kent's season was not yet dead must surely rank as his best