Hours of play (local time)
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE 418(144.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS KENT 280/6d(111 OVERS)1ST INNINGS NORTHAMPTONSHIRE 123/0d(36 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Despite a brace of declarations that raised hopes for an enthralling last day run chase, Kent's encounter with Division Two rivals Northamptonshire petered out into a dull draw.
Kent edged towards safety in their Division Two match with Northamptonshire on a rain-hit at Canterbury. Crucially, they managed to inch past the follow-on figure of 269 to keep themselves on course for their fifth draw in six.
Kent made a faltering reply to Northamptonshire's first-innings on the second day of their Championship Division Two clash against Northamptonshire at Canterbury.
Rob Newton may miss the FLt20 after fracturing a bone in his left arm and retiring hurt as Northamptonshire reached 244 for 4