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
151* (62)
chris-gayle
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Scorecard summary
Kent227/7(20 overs)
Somerset224/7(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs • 1 wicket
SOM: 224/7CRR: 11.20 
Chris Gayle151 (62)
Jamie Overton1 (1)
Mitchell Claydon 4-0-23-2
Matt Coles 4-0-50-2
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 Tanvir, OUT
Sohail Tanvir c Coles b Claydon 2 (10m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40
end of over 1924 runs
SOM: 211/6CRR: 11.10 RRR: 17.00
Chris Gayle139 (58)
Sohail Tanvir2 (4)
Matt Coles 4-0-50-2
Mitchell Claydon 3-0-10-1
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 Tanvir, 1 run
18.1
1
Coles to Gayle, 1 run
end of over 182 runs • 1 wicket
SOM: 187/6CRR: 10.38 RRR: 20.50
Sohail Tanvir1 (3)
Chris Gayle116 (53)
Mitchell Claydon 3-0-10-1
Calum Haggett 4-0-42-1
17.6
Claydon to Tanvir, no run
17.5
1
Claydon to Gayle, 1 run
17.4
1
Claydon to Tanvir, 1 run
17.3
Claydon to Tanvir, no run
17.2
W
Claydon to Gregory, OUT
Lewis Gregory b Claydon 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
17.1
Claydon to Gregory, no run
end of over 1716 runs • 1 wicket
SOM: 185/5CRR: 10.88 RRR: 14.33
Chris Gayle115 (52)
Lewis Gregory0 (0)
Calum Haggett 4-0-42-1
Adam Riley 3-0-28-1
16.6
6
Haggett to Gayle, SIX runs
16.5
W
Haggett to Cooper, OUT
Tom Cooper c Coles b Haggett 12 (7m 7b 1x4 1x6) SR: 171.42
Match details
County Ground, Taunton
TossKent, elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle
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 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
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Jeff Evans
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Jeremy Lloyds
PointsKent 2, Somerset 0
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