- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc †Foster b Chambers3261802052.45c & b Chambers59161055.55b Napier1948662039.58c Harbhajan Singh b Masters1141441026.82c Harbhajan Singh b Chambers621281786048.43b Napier2041543048.78lbw b Masters529340017.24b Napier49761345064.47c Masters b Harbhajan Singh416181025.00c †Foster b Masters550480010.00not out210190020.00Extras12 (lb 8, nb 4)TOTAL226 all out (84.3 Overs, RR: 2.67)Fall of wickets: 1-12 (RWT Key, 3.4 ov), 2-58 (SA Northeast, 18.6 ov), 3-58 (AJ Blake, 19.3 ov), 4-82 (BP Nash, 30.2 ov), 5-120 (DI Stevens, 42.6 ov), 6-143 (GO Jones, 51.5 ov), 7-184 (MJ Powell, 63.3 ov), 8-193 (MT Coles, 68.1 ov), 9-211 (AEN Riley, 80.1 ov), 10-226 (Azhar Mahmood, 84.3 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Key b Coles1054631018.51c †Jones b Shreck530360016.66lbw b Coles7890187.50b Shreck11521006.66c †Jones b Stevens3348795068.75c Key b Stevens762262845033.62lbw b Riley8210913112075.22c †Jones b Shreck4361904070.49not out511240045.45c Azhar Mahmood b Shreck012000.00c Key b Shreck059000.00Extras11 (b 5, lb 5, w 1)TOTAL273 all out (94.4 Overs, RR: 2.88)Fall of wickets: 1-15 (JC Mickleburgh, 10.5 ov), 2-22 (OA Shah, 13.1 ov), 3-23 (T Westley, 17.3 ov), 4-23 (ML Pettini, 18.2 ov), 5-76 (RN ten Doeschate, 36.6 ov), 6-202 (AJA Wheater, 70.2 ov), 7-253 (JS Foster, 89.5 ov), 8-269 (GR Napier, 92.4 ov), 9-269 (DD Masters, 92.5 ov), 10-273 (MA Chambers, 94.4 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRlbw b Harbhajan Singh322300013.63c †Foster b Napier412161033.33b Chambers11111009.09c Chambers b Harbhajan Singh1853782033.96lbw b Chambers18130012.50c †Foster b Chambers512160041.66lbw b Napier2232383068.75c ten Doeschate b Harbhajan Singh1318291072.22c Mickleburgh b Napier012000.00c Harbhajan Singh b Chambers1747442036.17not out48251050.00Extras13 (b 4, lb 5, nb 4)TOTAL101 all out (37 Overs, RR: 2.72)Fall of wickets: 1-4 (RWT Key, 3.6 ov), 2-9 (AEN Riley, 6.6 ov), 3-9 (SA Northeast, 7.3 ov), 4-12 (BP Nash, 10.5 ov), 5-26 (MJ Powell, 14.4 ov), 6-58 (DI Stevens, 24.1 ov), 7-64 (AJ Blake, 25.6 ov), 8-65 (Azhar Mahmood, 26.2 ov), 9-83 (GO Jones, 31.1 ov), 10-101 (MT Coles, 36.6 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Azhar Mahmood1435432040.00lbw b Azhar Mahmood19140011.11c Blake b Shreck1332461040.62not out1929323065.51not out861601133.33Extras0TOTAL55/3 (18.3 Overs, RR: 2.97)Fall of wickets: 1-4 (JC Mickleburgh, 3.6 ov), 2-19 (T Westley, 11.2 ov), 3-35 (OA Shah, 14.5 ov)
|1st||4||T Westley||JC Mickleburgh|
|2nd||15||OA Shah||T Westley|
|3rd||16||OA Shah||ML Pettini|
|4th||20||ML Pettini||RN ten Doeschate|
Kent's seven-wicket defeat with four sessions to spare against Essex has virtually put paid to their faltering push for Championship promotion
Even if they were to win Friday night's jackpot on the Euromillions lottery, it is doubtful whether Kent could buy a championship win just now.
The Kent faithful supporting the opening day of this 161st Canterbury Week match with Essex left St Lawrence fearing their side's promotion push had all but run its course after seeing their hosts skittled by their lowly neighbours for 226.