Kent overcame some jitters to beat Surrey by 5 wickets on the Kia Oval and declare their third win of the season within the Specsavers County Championship.
SURREY vs KENT SCORECARD
Chasing 121 to win on a pitch nonetheless providing some help to the bowlers, Kent misplaced Zac Crawley and Joe Denly within the first over of their chase to Morne Morkel (2-22).
When Sean Dickson (18) and Daniel Bell-Drummond (26) fell both aspect of lunch they nonetheless wanted 71 to win however Ollie Robinson settled any nerves with an unbeaten 51 off simply 44 balls together with 4 boundaries and a six swatted over long-on off Dean Elgar to win the match.
Victory retains Kent fifth within the desk, 43 factors forward of backside of the desk Nottinghamshire. Surrey are sixth, three factors beneath them.
In Division Two, Derbyshire strengthened their promotion problem with an 82-run win over Worcestershire in Kidderminster – bouncing again in type after being bowled out for 108 on the opening day.
WORCS vs DERBYSHIRE SCORECARD
Worcestershire batsman Callum Ferguson (127) hit his maiden Championship hundred because the guests confirmed loads of resilience in recovering from the depths of 48-5 throughout day three.
However West Indian bowler Ravi Rampaul (4-64) completed with 4 wickets, and Fynn Hudson-Prentice (3-42) and Tony Palladino (3-34) three apiece because the Pears had been finally bundled out for 290 on the fourth and remaining day.
Haseeb Hameed performed simply his second important innings of the season to assist Lancashire safe a hard-earned draw on the ultimate day of their conflict towards Northamptonshire.
NORTHANTS vs LANCS SCORECARD
Hameed was one in every of 4 half-centurions as Lancashire held on to return to the highest of the desk.
Required to see out 89 overs for a draw, Alex Davies scored 53 earlier than Hameed made his return to kind with 55 in 116 balls. Hameed fell after tea however Josh Bohannon (65no) and an unbeaten 53 from captain Dane Vilas noticed Lancashire to a draw with six overs left within the match as they closed on 275-4.
At Grace Highway, Durham took seven wickets in an prolonged afternoon session to clinch a 119-run victory over Leicestershire, who drop to the underside of the desk.
LEICS vs DURHAM SCORECARD
Seamer Ben Raine took 5-47 towards his former county because the hosts had been bowled out for 273 in pursuit of an unlikely goal of 393.
Leicestershire’s in-form opener Hassan Azad (62) and Mark Cosgrove (60) made half-centuries however after an 81-run stand between the pair was damaged quickly after lunch, Raine, Nathan Rimmington (3-44) and Chris Rushworth (2-80) took the final six wickets for 63 runs.