Result
South Group (N), Chelmsford, Aug 17 2018, Vitality Blast
201/6
(19.5/20 ov, target 202)
203/5
Kent won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Player Of The Match
Essex Innings (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJA Wheater c Dickson b Haggett40262861153.84
V Chopra  b Denly37324332115.62
PI Walter c Blake b Denly29141731207.14
DW Lawrence  b Claydon19121511158.33
Ashar Zaidi c Dickson b Haggett22151630146.66
RS Bopara not out25101812250.00
SR Harmer (c)c †Billings b Milne1281510150.00
MT Coles not out64200150.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2, w 4)11
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 10.05)201/6
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Adam Wheater, 7.4 ov), 2-116 (Varun Chopra, 11.4 ov), 3-117 (Paul Walter, 11.6 ov), 4-149 (Dan Lawrence, 15.5 ov), 5-159 (Ashar Zaidi, 16.4 ov), 6-193 (Simon Harmer, 19.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JL Denly403328.259--00
AF Milne403017.508--00
G Stewart2028014.002--40
ME Claydon4058114.502--01
CJ Haggett402626.5010--00
Imran Qayyum1012012.000--00
DJ Bell-Drummond10909.001--00
Kent Innings (target: 202 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Denly c Lawrence b Nijjar45233181195.65
DJ Bell-Drummond c Snater b Coles80517783156.86
HG Kuhn  b Bopara66510100.00
SW Billings (c) †c Lawrence b Harmer33191842173.68
AJ Blake c Coles b Snater19141920135.71
SR Dickson not out64900150.00
G Stewart not out52310250.00
Extras(lb 3, w 6)9
TOTAL(19.5 Ov, RR: 10.23)203/5
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Joe Denly, 8.4 ov), 2-105 (Heino Kuhn, 9.6 ov), 3-151 (Sam Billings, 14.4 ov), 4-182 (Alex Blake, 18.2 ov), 5-197 (Daniel Bell-Drummond, 19.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ashar Zaidi2021010.502--00
MT Coles3.503519.136--00
PI Walter2027013.502--00
S Snater3042114.004--10
ASS Nijjar3030110.006--00
RS Bopara402215.509--10
SR Harmer2023111.503--00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossKent , elected to field first
SeriesVitality Blast 2018
Player Of The Match
Daniel Bell-Drummond
Season2018
Match days17 August 2018 - night match (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Aron Nijjar
Umpires
Jeff Evans
Ian Blackwell
PointsKent 2, Essex 0