Recent Match Report – Yorkshire vs Kent Group 3 2021

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Visitors need eight wickets on final day at Canterbury after setting Kent 445 to win

Kent 265 and 33 for 2 (Bell-Drummond 24*) need another 412 runs to beat Yorkshire 379 and 330 for 5 declared (Lyth 116, Root 101, Brook 66*)

Joe Root scored a century to put Yorkshire in a commanding position after day three of their LV= Insurance County Championship game with Kent at Canterbury, the visitors needing eight wickets for victory after declaring their second innings on 330 for 5, setting Kent an improbable target of 445.

The hosts were reduced to 33 for 2 at stumps and trailed by 411 in the Group Three fixture, Jordan Thompson taking 1 for nought David Willey 1 for 15.

England batsmen past and present starred for the visitors, with former opener Adam Lyth hitting 116 and current skipper Root making 101 in their second innings. Kent’s Joe Denly took 2 for 61, while Matt Milnes claimed 2 for 68.