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Glamorgan v Kent – day three match report

Thursday 16th July 2009

LV County Championship Division Two: Glamorgan v Kent
The Swalec Stadium

Glamorgan: 317 all out, 99.3 overs
Rees 80, Gibbs 36, Croft 36
McLaren 4-51, Cook 3-35, Parnell 2-61

Kent: 444-4, 109 overs
Key 202*, van Jaarsveld 96, Jones 68
Harris 2-95, Croft 1-69, Kruger 1-81

A splendid double-century from skipper Rob Key (pictured)has put Kent into a good position going into the final day of their LV County Championship match with Glamorgan at the Swalec Stadium. The captain led from the front with an unbeaten knock of 202 and shared in stands of 115 with Geraint Jones (68), 180 with Martin van Jaarsveld (96) and an unbroken 98 with Justin Kemp who resumes on 53. So far in his innings, Key has scored 18 boundaries and one big six. He is closing in on his personal best score of 221, scored against the West Indies back in 2004. In a game badly affected by rain, Kent will resume their first innings on 444 for four, a lead of 127.

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