A busy summer schedule for the County and England cricketers in 2018, sees six England players back in the UK and ready for the start of the Specsavers County Championship season over the following few weeks.
Adam Milne registered figures of 11 for five to restrict Somerset to 149 runs following which Sam Billings scored an unbeaten fifty to help Kent complete the chase in 18.2 overs with six wickets in hand in the Natwest T20 Blast South Group encounter in Taunton.
Calvin Dickson and James Vince scored blistering fifties as Hampshire chased down 168 runs against Kent in the 18th over with six wickets in hand in Canterbury to reach the top of the table in South Group of Natwest T20 Blast.
Lightning and bad light played spoilsport on the final day in Canterbury as only 36.4 overs of play was possible in which West Indies managed 132 for four as the tour game against Kent completed in an anticipated draw.
Charlie Hartley claimed a four-wicket haul as West Indies struggled against a second string Kent bowling attack in the opening day of the tour game in Canterbury where they were bowled out for 265 runs.
Hampshire failed to make their start count as the stumbled in the end overs in the chase of 160 runs as Kent registered a five run victory in the South Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter in Southmapton.
Three wicket hauls from Thisara Perera and Tom Smith allowed Gloucestershire to come from behind and restrict Kent to 130 runs in a chase of 139 to win the South Group Natwest T20 Blast clash in Canterbury by nine runs.
A blistering unbeaten century from Joe Denly and a 64-run knock from Daniel Bell-Drummond helped Kent chase down 206 runs in 19.3 overs with eight wickets in hand against Surrey in the Natwest T20 Blast South Group encounter at Kennington Oval.
Benny Howell picked a four-wicket haul to restrict Kent to 152 for eight in the 20 overs following which a collective effort from Gloucestershire saw them chase down the target in 19.1 overs with six wickets in hand in the Natwest T20 Blast South Group clash in Cheltenham.
Kent showed tremendous fight on the last day including the final pair that lasted 46 deliveries as they managed a hard fought draw against Durham on the final day of the County Championship Division Two clash in Canterbury.