Aakash Saini ∙ Aug 12 2022, 5:00 AM

Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 | Group B Round-up, August 11

image-l6pl64m5Tom Westley celebrates his sixth List A hundred

The 2022 Royal London One-Day Cup continued with Essex taking on Kent in Chelmsford on August 11. Here is a look at the highlights from the Group B game.

Essex vs Kent

After Essex skipper Tom Westley won the toss and opted to bat first, he carpet-bombed the entire County Ground surface with a scintillating 109. He received much assistance from Grant Roelofsen during their 184-run alliance for the fourth wicket.

Westley and Roelofsen’s rapid knocks, coupled with Shane Snater’s death overs fury elevated the Essex total to 331.

image-l6pxcpm2Comprehensive victory for Essex

Kent responded well in the run-chase, but a barrage of wickets at the end became the undoing of Ben Compton and Ollie Robinson’s rebellious efforts at the top.

Snater, who struck a thunderous 22-ball 41 with the bat, claimed five with the ball for just at the expense of 29 runs. The 182-run win gave hosts Essex their opening points of the season as well as marked their biggest win over Kent in List A history.

Brief scores:

Essex: 331 (49.2)

Tom Westley 109 (101), Grant Roelofsen 77 (79)

Joey Evison 3-62, Navdeep Saini 2-68

Kent: 149 (33.2)

Ben Compton 52 (82), Ollie Robinson 31 (28)

Shane Snater 5-29, Jamie Porter 2-26

Essex won by 182 runs

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