County Championship: Unhealthy mild stops Yorkshire chasing 114 to beat Kent

Ollie Robinson


Ollie Robinson scored his second half-century of the match for Kent
LV= County Championship Division One, Clean Slate Headingley, Leeds (day four)
Kent 291 & 393: Compton 93, Stewart 90, Robinson 85*; Patterson 5-54
Yorkshire 571: Brook 194, Malan 152; Gilchrist 3-114
Yorkshire (16 pts) drew with Kent (11 pts)
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Yorkshire were denied the opportunity to chase 114 in the final 21 overs of a pulsating final day by bad light as Kent secured a County Championship draw at Headingley.

Umpires Graham Lloyd and Steve O’Shaughnessy halted play before the Yorkshire chase could start, following impressive innings from Kent trio Ben Compton (93), Grant Stewart (90) and Ollie Robinson (85 not out).

Kent looked to be in safe waters at 384-6 in their second innings, a lead of 104 and time running out.

But Yorkshire captain Steve Patterson inspired a burst of four wickets for nine runs in 24 balls. He claimed three of them to finish with 5-54 in 29.3 overs, only for the 38-year-old’s return to go…