Kent ease into One-Day Cup semi-final after Heino Kuhn’s unbeaten 124

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Kent have beaten reigning champions Nottinghamshire to qualify for the One-Day Cup quarter-finals.

Heino Kuhn’s unbeaten 124 helped Kent chase down a target of 256 with 14.1 overs to spare.

Notts started their innings horribly and were dominated by Harry Podmore’s bowling (4-57). They fell to 23-4 when Riki Wessels was caught by Daniel Bell-Drummond for 12.

The Notts lower order hauled them towards a better score though, with captain Steven Mullaney’s 90 and Luke Fletcher’s 53 helping them towards a total of 255-8 at the end of the innings.

Kent openers Bell-Drummond and Kuhn stayed for 28.3 overs until Bell-Drummond was stumped by Tom Moores for 79.

Kuhn’s superb innings continued and Joe Denly came in with an unbeaten 52 to finish the innings style with a six.

Kent will play North Group winners Worcestershire on Sunday.

Cover Photo: Trent Bridge Test by Dun.can used under license by CC BY 2.0.

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