Matt Parkinson spins Lancashire to innings victory over Kent


Hosts collapse after lunch at Canterbury, leaving them bottom of the table

Lancashire 525 (Lamb 125, Wood 119, Bohannon 87, Vilas 53) beat Kent 169 (Crawley 60, Bailey 4-46) and 351 (Bell-Drummond 114, Cox 80, Parkinson 7-126) by an innings and five runs

Lancashire moved top of Group Three after thrashing Kent by an innings and five runs in their LV= Insurance County Championship match at Canterbury.

Matt Parkinson helped spin the visitors to 22 points, claiming 7 for 126 as Kent were all out for 351 in their second innings, while Danny Lamb, who scored 125 on the second day, claimed 2 for 57.

Daniel Bell-Drummond made 114, but the hosts lost three wickets in the morning session and collapsed from 305 for 4 after lunch, leaving them bottom of the table, having picked up just two bonus points.

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