Close of Play

  • Tue, 16 Jun - day 1 - Kent 1st innings 4/2 (A Khan 1*, GO Jones 3*, 3 ov)
  • Wed, 17 Jun - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 109/3 (V Chopra 38*, ML Pettini 10*, 46 ov)
  • Thu, 18 Jun - day 3 - Kent 2nd innings 107/1 (JL Denly 74*, JC Tredwell 4*, 40 ov)
  • Fri, 19 Jun - day 4 - Kent 2nd innings 355 (120.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

County Championship Division Two News

  • ten Doeschate blitz sends Essex up

    Ryan ten Doeschate produced a destructive 59-ball 108 and Mark Pettini played a captain's innings of 85 from 94 deliveries to put Essex back in the top flight for the first time since 2003

  • Nottinghamshire take second place

    Nottinghamshire took second place, and a handsome prize, after victory over Sussex on the final day of the Championship season

  • Last-ditch chase awaits Essex

    Northamptonshire's players will be utilising whatever methods they can to keep tabs on Essex's progress with their promotion fate out of their hands

  • Northants left to watch and wait

    Northamptonshire completed a crushing win over Leicestershire to move into second place in Division Two, but now have to wait for the result at Derby

  • Essex fightback could be too late

    It is looking increasingly unlikely that the successful promotion candidate will come from the County Ground despite Essex enjoying a strong revival

Kent 4th innings Partnerships

1st84RWT KeyJL Denly
2nd33JC TredwellJL Denly
3rd69GO JonesJL Denly
4th20M van JaarsveldJL Denly
5th106M van JaarsveldDI Stevens
6th9DI StevensJM Kemp
7th2DI StevensR McLaren
8th5DI StevensSJ Cook
9th24SJ CookA Khan
10th3SJ CookRH Joseph