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Kent v Leicestershire: Day Four Match Report

Wednesday 1st June 2011

Men’s First Team

Kent Take Maximum Points at The Nevill

Having enforced the follow-on on day three, Kent dismissed Leicestershire for 362 in their second innings, leaving them with a minimum of 74 overs to reach a target of 155 on day four at The Nevill.

A formidable partnership from Joe Denly (74) and Sam Northeast (62) saw Kent reach a total of 135 before Claude Henderson for Leicestershire ended up taking four wickets; but it was too little too late, and Martin van Jaarsveld made 16 not out and with James Tredwell took Kent home to157-5.

Picking up the maximum 24 points, Kent move up County Championship Division Two above Derbyshire, leaving Leicestershire bottom.

Result: Kent 459 & 157-5, beat Leicestershire 251 & 362 by five wickets

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Tunbridge Wells Festival Week continues with two Friends Life t20 matches later this week. The first this Friday, 3rd June against Somerset Sabres and the second on Sunday 5th against Hampshire Royals.

Earlier this week, Kent Cricket announced the addition of South African Charl Langeveldt to the Spitfires t20 squad for the 2011 season. Tickets are selling fast for the two matches at The Nevill, to avoid disappointment book yours online: Click here for tickets