Rain frustrates again at Canterbury
Rain frustrates again at Canterbury

Kent’s Specsavers County Championship match with leaders Somerset lost another full day to persistent rain in Canterbury where the scheduled third day was ruled out by further heavy showers.

After Monday’s first day wash-out, some 22 wickets fell on an action-packed Tuesday that saw Somerset take a slight overall advantage in the game as Kent stumbled to 24 for two in their second innings and an overall match deficit of six runs.

But heavy grey clouds returned to curtain the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence throughout the third morning depositing constant showers that forced the players to take an early lunch.

With no let-up in the deluge, umpires Martin Saggers and Billy Taylor finally abandoned play for the day at 2.15pm.