Gloucestershire 275 for 8 (Klinger 134, Coles 4-57) beat Kent 264 for 9 (Bell-Drummond 90, Dickson 50, Liddle 5-36) by 11 runs
Michael Klinger’s 134 looked to have paved the way for a challenging Gloucestershire total after they have been asked to bat first. But a flurry of late wickets saw Matt Coles finish with 4 for 57 and hosts restricted to 275 for 8, no more than a par score in the conditions.
It didn’t look like enough as Daniel Bell-Drummond followed up his tons against Somerset and Sussex with 90 off 108 balls. With Sean Dickson and Sam Northeast lending good support, Kent looked to be cruising.
But Liddle had other ideas and, from 200 for 2…