Matt Henry takes 11 wickets in match as Kent move into County Championship promotion spots
Last Updated: 07/09/18 7:05pm
Matt Henry was the spearhead as Kent sealed a 102-run win over Northamptonshire to move back into the promotion spots in Specsavers County Championship Division Two.
Henry finished with 4-72 and match figures of 11-114 as Northants were bowled out for 217 in their second innings having begun day four on 56-3, Adam Rossington top-scoring with 56. SCORECARD
Kent are now five points clear of third-placed Sussex with three matches remaining, with Northamptonshire eighth in the table after suffering a seventh defeat in 11 matches.
New Zealand seamer Henry has taken 61 Championship wickets in 2018 at an average of 14.85, including three 10-wicket match hauls.
Durham's tail dug deep to earn a draw and dent Warwickshire's promotion hopes on day four of their captivating match at Edgbaston.
Set 218 to win from 41 overs, Durham were fancying their chances but four wickets from Olly Stone helped reduce the visitors to 102-8 with seven overs remaining.
The Bears intensified their efforts, missing the edge many times, but wicketkeeper Stuart Poynter and No 10 Matt Salisbury put on a resolute 10th-wicket partnership of 13 runs from 35 balls. SCORECARD
Gloucestershire opener Miles Hammond registered his second first-class hundred of the season as the match against Middlesex ended in a draw at Bristol.
Making only his eighth appearance in red-ball cricket, the 22-year-old left-hander made a career-best 123 not out from 268 balls before the hosts declared their second innings on 251-8.
Required to score a notional 306 from a minimum 40 overs for victory, Middlesex gave up all hope of chasing after being reduced to 29-4, eventually reaching the close on 111-5. SCORECARD
Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire fulfilled all their obligations - and hit their targets - as their Division One match at Trent Bridge meandered towards a draw.
The visitors chose to bat on until being bowled out in early afternoon for 498, a lead of 50 over Notts, who replied with 93-1 in their second innings.
Tom Kohler-Cadmore made 106, registering a maiden first-class hundred for Yorkshire, while Tim Bresnan scored 80 as the White Rose celebrated reaching maximum batting points for the first time this season. SCORECARD