Lancashire Lightning beat Kent Spitfires by 6 wickets in Vitality Blast QF

Keaton Jennings 46 helps Lancashire Lightning beat Kent Spitfires by 6 wickets in Vitality Blast QF
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Kent Spitfires won the toss and decided to bat at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury this evening against the visitors Lancashire Lightning.

Kent Spitfires 133 - 9 (Sam Billings 37; Matthew Parkinson 3-27)

Lancashire Lightning   134-4 (Keaton Jennings 46, Dane Vilas 30*, Jordan Clark 29*; Imran Qayyum 2-17)

Result - Lancashire Lightning won by 6 wickets

In difficult batting conditions, Kent Spitfires struggled to 133-9 in their allotted 20 overs. Sam Billings top scored with 37 and Matthew Parkinson 3-27 was the pick of the Lancashire Lightning bowlers with his leg spin.

In reply, Lancashire Lightning started badly with Jos Buttler out stumped first ball. But Lancashire recovered and Keaton Jennings 46 , Dane Vilas 30*and Jordan Clark 29* batted them to victory with 8 balls to spare. Imran Qayyum 2-17 off his 4 overs was the pick of the Kent bowlers.

 

 

Kent Spitfires- Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Heino Kuhn, Sam Billings(c)(wk), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Blake, Sean Dickson, Calum Haggett, Adam Milne, Mitchell Claydon, Imran Qayyum

Lancashire Lightning - Alex Davies, Jos Buttler(wk), Arron Lilley, Keaton Jennings, Dane Vilas(c), Steven Croft, Jordan Clark, James Faulkner, Toby Lester, Matthew Parkinson, Zahir Khan

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