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Match Drawn

Kent vs Hants

LV= County Championship: Hampshire draw with Kent at St Lawrence

Michael Carberry: Shone in both innings for Hampshire

Michael Carberry and Liam Dawson both scored half-centuries as Hampshire's LV= County Championship clash with Division Two rivals Kent petered out into a draw.

The visitors reached 200-4 in their second innings - an overall advantage of 92 runs - before the sides shook hands to end a contest which saw the loss of just 23 wickets.

Carberry (66) and Dawson (78 not out) helped Hampshire, trailing by 108 on first innings, bat out the final day to secure their sixth draw of the campaign for a seven point return.

As for Kent, who have yet to win on home soil, they banked eight points for their seventh draw in 11 starts.

With the visitors on 15-0 at the start of the day, Kent knew they would need quick wickets if they were to push for their second successive Championship win.

But they needed 14 overs before celebrating their first breakthrough, Jimmy Adams (12) making a late decision to shoulder arms to England off-spinner James Tredwell and departed lbw.

Former Kent opener Carberry moved to his half-century by pulling a Sam Northeast long-hop for four to reach the landmark from 133 balls and with eight fours.

The left-hander perished 16 runs later, however, when he edged behind to give Tredwell the second of his return of 3-87.

Dawson proved rock solid second time around despite losing James Vince (4) to a top-edged sweep and Sean Ervine (12) to a catch at gully.

Dawson and Adam Wheater (18no) batted through the 50 minutes after tea without further alarm, allowing the teams to confirm the stalemate.

Match Details

Date
15th - 18th Jul 2013
Toss
Hampshire won the toss and elected to bat.
Venue
St. Lawrence Ground
Umpires
S C Gale, I J Gould

hants BATTING CARD

Batsman R
M.A. Carberry c Jones b Tredwell 66
J.H.K. Adams lbw Tredwell 12
L.A. Dawson Not out 78
J.M. Vince c Key b Tredwell 4
S.M. Ervine c Stevens b Shreck 12
A.J. Wheater Not out 18
Extras 6b, 4lb 10
Total Declared, 87.0 Overs 200 - 4
Full Batting Card

kent BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
C.E. Shreck 19 5 42 1
V.D. Philander 11 2 26 0
J.C. Tredwell 35 11 87 3
C.J. Haggett 16 7 23 0
D.I. Stevens 5 3 2 0
S.A. Northeast 1 0 10 0
Full Bowling Card