Close of Play

  • Wed, 05 Aug - day 1 - Middlesex 2nd innings 50/1 (SD Robson 3*, OA Shah 12*, 19 ov)
  • Thu, 06 Aug - day 2 - Kent 2nd innings 49/2 (JL Denly 24*, M van Jaarsveld 7*, 20 ov)
  • Fri, 07 Aug - day 3 - Kent 2nd innings 287 (91.4 ov) - end of match

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

1st4RWT KeyJL Denly
2nd38GO JonesJL Denly
3rd11M van JaarsveldJL Denly
4th75M van JaarsveldSA Northeast
5th24DI StevensSA Northeast
6th10JM KempSA Northeast
7th0Azhar MahmoodJM Kemp
8th16JM KempJC Tredwell
9th23JM KempSJ Cook
10th86SJ CookA Khan