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Kent bowlers enjoy workout in Durham friendly

Friday 1st April 2016

Men’s First Team

Darren Stevens took three early wickets before captain Sam Northeast rotated the attack in the second day of a two-day match at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.

The visitors were reduced to 58 for four in 20 overs after Matt Coles (2/76) bowled opener Gurman Randhawa with the fourth ball of the innings before Stevens (3/29) pegged back Keaton Jennings' middle stump and trapped Michael Richardson and Jack Burnham LBW.

Gordon Muchall (46) and Ryan Pringle (64) put on 96 for the fifth wicket as Northeast rotated his options before Matt Coles returned to find the edge of Pringle and the hands of Alex Blake at slip.

Calum Haggett trapped a more patient Muchall leg-before as Usman Arshad frustrated Kent's bowlers with an unbeaten 102.

James Tredwell took 1/50, removing Paul Coughlin, stumped by Adam Rouse beforeHugh Bernard (1/53)bowled Jennings, who had a second bat after his earlier innings.

Calum Haggett (2/47) and Matt Hunn (1/77) mopped up the tail before the sides shook hands.


Next up is a three-day first class fixture against Loughborough MCCU starting on Tuesday (5 April) at 11am at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.

Entry and parking is free. Food and drink is served in the Lime Tree Cafe and Chiesman Pavilion. Please note there will be no access to the Les Ames and Frank Woolley Stands during this fixture.