Jeetan Patel was run out from the final delivery as Kent held on for a one-run win against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.
Brendan Nash's century guided Kent to a draw against Lancashire on the final day at Old Trafford.
West Indies have included Shivnarine Chanderpaul in a 13-man Test squad despite his recent dispute with the board.
England secured victory over West Indies in the first Test inside three days, wrapping up a 10-wicket win at Lord's.
Lendl Simmons made 102 as West Indies dominated the second day of their tour opener against Leicestershire.
England will start the final day of the fifth Test leading by 82 after Shivnarine Chanderpaul steered the West Indies to 544.
West Indies named four uncapped players, including Australian-born Brendon Nash, for the Test leg of their tour to New Zealand.
England can win in Sri Lanka if batsmen prove they have the dynamism to switch a gear mid-innings.
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