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Hampshire won by 45 runs.

Kent vs Hants

Royals shoot down Spitfires

Hosts bowled out for 94 at Canterbury

Jones: on the comeback trail

Simon Jones continued his latest comeback from injury with three wickets to help bowl Hampshire Royals to a 45-run win over Kent Spitfires in the Friends Provident t20.

Fast bowler Jones, who has been plagued by knee problems since starring in England's 2005 Ashes win, claimed 3-20 as Kent were skittled for 94 in pursuit of a target of 140 at Canterbury.

Left-arm spinner Danny Briggs also picked up 3-5 during a miserable batting effort from the home side, for whom skipper Robert Key top scored with 22.

Sean Ervine had earlier hit 44 in Hampshire's effort of 139 all out after they had chosen to bat first.

Kent spin duo Malinga Bandara (3-14) and Martin van Jaarsveld (3-25) each collected three wickets, the Royals failing by one delivery to see out their full allocation.

Match Details

2nd Jul 2010
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
N G B Cook and I J Gould


Batsman R
Denly c Adams b Woods 6
Key b Woods 22
Van Jaarsveld c Jones 19
Jones c Woods b Jones 8
Blake c N.D. McKenzie b Briggs 1
Hockley b Cork 6
Mahmood b Briggs 16
Coles c Vince b Briggs 1
Bandara c Pothas b Jones 6
Cook not out 2
Khan run out 2
Extras 2nb, 2w, 1lb 5
Total All out, 16.3 Overs 94
Full Batting Card


Bowler O M R W
Cork 3 0 16 1
Woods 2.3 0 26 2
Ervine 2 0 14 0
Jones 4 0 20 3
Briggs 4 0 5 3
Dawson 1 0 12 0
Full Bowling Card