Close of Play

  • Wed, 21 May - day 1 - Kent 1st innings 85/3 (M van Jaarsveld 21*, MJ Saggers 0*, 38 ov)
  • Thu, 22 May - day 2 - Somerset 2nd innings 157/2 (ME Trescothick 71*, PS Jones 15*, 43 ov)
  • Fri, 23 May - day 3 - Kent 2nd innings 134/5 (JL Denly 64*, GO Jones 11*, 41 ov)
  • Sat, 24 May - day 4 - Kent 2nd innings 250 (73.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

County Championship Division One News

  • Future imperfect

    The rise of Twenty20 and of India's power are challenging English cricket's ability to function independently

  • Benkenstein ready to move aside

    Dale Benkenstein has confirmed he is unlikely to continue as Durham captain after leading them to their first County Championship title

  • Meet the VVinners

    Congratulations to the VVinners of the the County Championship edition of the fantasy game

  • Adams refuses to be drawn on his future

    Chris Adams refused to comment on speculation that he was set to retire, saying he 'hoped to remain at the club in some capacity' next season

  • Championship shows it can survive new age

    The instigation of two divisions in the County Championship has been a blessing of sorts. In terms of maintaining interest until the very end

Kent 4th innings Partnerships

1st51RWT KeyJL Denly
2nd11JC TredwellJL Denly
3rd5M van JaarsveldJL Denly
4th36DI StevensJL Denly
5th19JM KempJL Denly
6th46GO JonesJL Denly
7th2R McLarenJL Denly
8th2Yasir ArafatJL Denly
9th4RH JosephJL Denly
10th74MJ SaggersJL Denly