Result
South Group (N), Canterbury, Jun 18 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
173/6
(19.1/20 ov, target 174)
174/4
Kent won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Essex Innings (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Pettini c Stevens b Coles56457061124.44
JD Ryder lbw b Thomas26131460200.00
T Westley  b Tredwell1316152081.25
RS Bopara st †Davies b Stevens31232121134.78
RN ten Doeschate (c)c Blake b Coles2450050.00
JS Foster  b Claydon148801175.00
GR Napier not out138901162.50
NLJ Browne not out64700150.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 2, w 1)12
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.65)173/6
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Jesse Ryder, 4.3 ov), 2-77 (Tom Westley, 8.5 ov), 3-130 (Ravi Bopara, 14.5 ov), 4-135 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 15.6 ov), 5-154 (James Foster, 17.5 ov), 6-156 (Mark Pettini, 18.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DI Stevens302418.005--00
ME Claydon4050112.506--00
MT Coles402827.0010--00
IAA Thomas402215.509--01
FK Cowdrey201909.503--00
JC Tredwell302117.004--10
Kent Innings (target: 174 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ Bell-Drummond  b Napier61494871124.48
JL Denly c ten Doeschate b Topley1240050.00
SA Northeast (c)c Browne b Tait905266122173.07
DI Stevens c Pettini b Bopara11111401100.00
AJ Blake not out32800150.00
MT Coles not out00100-
Extras(lb 1, nb 2, w 5)8
TOTAL(19.1 Ov, RR: 9.07)174/4
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Joe Denly, 0.5 ov), 2-127 (Daniel Bell-Drummond, 14.1 ov), 3-150 (Darren Stevens, 17.3 ov), 4-173 (Sam Northeast, 18.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJW Topley302518.337--30
DD Masters302307.667--00
GR Napier201718.507--00
SW Tait4048112.007--21
T Westley403208.004--00
RS Bopara3.102818.843--00
MATCH DETAILS
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
TossKent , elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2015
Player Of The Match
Sam Northeast
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.00, Second Session 20.00-21.30
Match days18 June 2015 - night match (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Ivan Thomas
Umpires
Nigel Cowley
Neil Bainton
TV Umpire
Russell Evans
PointsKent 2, Essex 0