Result
South Group, Taunton, May 31 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
227/7
(20 ov, target 228)
224/7
Kent won by 3 runs
Player Of The Match
Somerset
1y
• ECB/PA

Gayle's six-laden 151* finishes in defeat

Chris Gayle's remarkable century on his home debut for Somerset was all in vain as Kent won by three runs in an extraordinary NatWest T20 Blast match at the County Ground.

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Scorecard summary
Kent227/7(20 overs)
Somerset224/7(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs • 1 wicket
Somst: 218/7CRR: 10.9 
Chris Gayle151 (62)
Jamie Overton1 (1)
Mitchell Claydon4-0-23-2
Matt Coles4-0-50-2
19.6
6
Claydon to Gayle, SIX runs
19.5
Claydon to Gayle, no run
19.4
4
Claydon to Gayle, FOUR runs
19.3
2
Claydon to Gayle, 2 runs
19.2
1
Claydon to Overton, 1 run
19.1
w
Claydon to Sohail Tanvir, OUT
Sohail Tanvir c Coles b Claydon 2 (10m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00
end of over 1924 runs
Somst: 211/6CRR: 11.1 • RRR: 17.00
Chris Gayle139 (58)
Sohail Tanvir2 (4)
Matt Coles4-0-50-2
Mitchell Claydon3-0-10-1
18.6
6
Coles to Gayle, SIX runs
18.5
4
Coles to Gayle, FOUR runs
18.4
6
Coles to Gayle, SIX runs
18.3
6
Coles to Gayle, SIX runs
18.2
1
Coles to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run
18.1
1
Coles to Gayle, 1 run
end of over 182 runs • 1 wicket
Somst: 187/6CRR: 10.38 • RRR: 20.50
Sohail Tanvir1 (3)
Chris Gayle116 (53)
Mitchell Claydon3-0-10-1
Calum Haggett4-0-42-1
17.6
Claydon to Sohail Tanvir, no run
17.5
1
Claydon to Gayle, 1 run
17.4
1
Claydon to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run
17.3
Claydon to Sohail Tanvir, no run
17.2
w
Claydon to Gregory, OUT
L Gregory b Claydon 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
17.1
Claydon to Gregory, no run
Match details
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
TossKent , elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2015
Player Of The Match
Chris Gayle
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-15.50, Interval 15.50-16.10, Second Session 16.10-17.30
Match days31 May 2015 (20-over match)
Umpires
Jeff Evans
Jeremy Lloyds
PointsKent 2, Somerset 0