Close of Play

  • Tue, 1 Sep - day 1 - Kent 1st innings 235/3 (JC Tredwell 3*, SA Northeast 7*, 70 ov)
  • Wed, 2 Sep - day 2 - Lancashire 1st innings 25/0 (KR Brown 16*, H Hameed 6*, 10 ov)
  • Thu, 3 Sep - day 3 - Lancashire 2nd innings 47/2 (H Hameed 17*, 15.4 ov)
  • Fri, 4 Sep - day 4 - Lancashire 2nd innings 258/4 (102 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Lancashire promoted despite 'worst' game

    Lancashire were celebrating on Kentish soil for the third time in as many weeks after securing LV= County Championship promotion from Division Two after courageously batting out the final day at Canterbury

  • Lancs follow on, promotion on hold for now

    Aspirations shifted almost as quickly as the cloud cover that skirted past the St Lawrence ground in Canterbury as Lancastrian dreams of promotion switched to staving off an innings defeat by Kent

  • Northeast's landmark day as Kent pile up runs

    Promotion chasing Lancashire will go into day three of their LV= County Championship clash with lowly Kent with survival and batting points uppermost in their minds after the hosts continued to dominate events in Canterbury

  • Key hundred holds up Lancashire promotion push

    Rob Key's first Championship century inside 16 months helped Kent prosper on the opening day of their LV= County Championship clash with Division Two leaders Lancashire in Canterbury