Kyle Jarvis picked up two cheap wickets

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day

Settled Jarvis sets up late Lancashire victory

In the election-debate episode of The West Wing President Jed Bartlet and his staff talk about "the square foot of real estate" which lies inside a person's head. Were he to watch the TV show, Lancashire seamer Kyle Jarvis might nod his head in qui

Joe Denly made 17

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship Division 2, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Dogged Denly displays Kent colours

Joe Denly is back with Kent, his home county, and the Old Trafford faithful enduring his dogged innings surely recognised he aims to thank them for their faith in him

Kyle Jarvis took a wicket in his second over for Lancashire

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship Division 2, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Jarvis provides the hope of an answer

The matter that will have troubled Lancastrians above all, perhaps, is who would take the wickets or bowl the spells that have been Glen Chapple's responsibility for nigh on two decades

Jesse Ryder picked up 5 for 43

Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 1st day

All-round Stevens carries Kent

Essex and Kent found themselves locked in an intriguing duel as they battled for supremacy on the opening day of their Division Two clash at Chelmsford

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The lights shine at Canterbury

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Kent £658,000 profit brings hopes of recovery

Kent have encouraged hopes that they can rediscover their one-timw reputation as one of the forces of the county game by announcing profits of £658,000 for 2014