County Championship: Surrey’s Will Jacks takes career-best 4-65 at Kent

Will Jacks


Will Jacks had only take eight first-class wickets before the match at Beckenham
LV= County Championship Division One, County Ground, Beckenham (day three)
Surrey 671-9 dec: Pope 96, Overton 93, Foakes 91; Gilchrist 3-121
Kent 230: Robinson 71; Jacks 4-65 & 82-1 (f/o): Compton 47*
Kent (2 pts) trail Surrey (8 pts) by 359 runs
Match scorecard

Kent are battling to save their County Championship match with Surrey at Beckenham, having reached 82-1 in their second innings at stumps on day three.

The hosts are still 359 behind the Division One leaders’ total of 671-9, but Zak Crawley and Ben Compton batted through most of the evening session after Kent were forced to follow on.

Will Jacks bowled Crawley for 35 in the penultimate over of the day, but Compton is unbeaten on 47, alongside side nightwatchman Matt Milnes, who is nought not out.

Earlier Jacks took his best first-class figures of 4-65, as Kent were dismissed for 230 in their first innings, while Jamie Overton took 3-33. Ollie Robinson’s was…