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)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Wheater c Dickson b Haggett40262861153.84
Varun Chopra  b Denly37324332115.62
Paul Walter c Blake b Denly29141731207.14
Dan Lawrence  b Claydon19121511158.33
Ashar Zaidi c Dickson b Haggett22151630146.66
Ravi Bopara not out 25101812250.00
Simon Harmer (c)c †Billings b Milne1281510150.00
Matt Coles not out 64200150.00
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
Joe Denly403328.2594100
Adam Milne403017.5081100
Grant Stewart2028014.0021240
Mitchell Claydon4058114.5025301
Calum Haggett402626.50104000
Imran Qayyum1012012.0002000
Daniel Bell-Drummond10909.0011000
Kent INNINGS (target: 202 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Joe Denly c Lawrence b Nijjar45233181195.65
Daniel Bell-Drummond c Snater b Coles80517783156.86
Heino Kuhn  b Bopara66510100.00
Sam Billings (c)†c Lawrence b Harmer33191842173.68
Alex Blake c Coles b Snater19141920135.71
Sean Dickson not out 64900150.00
Grant Stewart not out 52310250.00
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 Zaidi2021010.5023000
Matt Coles3.503519.1366000
Paul Walter2027013.5024100
Shane Snater3042114.0044110
Aron Nijjar3030110.0061300
Ravi Bopara402215.5092010
Simon Harmer2023111.5033100
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossKent, elected to field first
SeriesVitality Blast
Season2018
Player Of The Match
Daniel Bell-Drummond
Daniel Bell-Drummond
Match days17 August 2018 - night (20-over match)
T20 debut
Aron Nijjar
Aron Nijjar
Umpires
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Ian Blackwell
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Jeff Evans
PointsKent 2, Essex 0