LV= County Championship - News
A wrap of Wednesday's LV= County Championship action with Worcestershire increasing their lead at the top of Division Two while Kent boosted their promotion bid with victory over Surrey. Jonathan Trott also hit his first hundred since his return to cricket.
Jack Shantry claimed four second-innings victims as Worcestershire took another step towards the LV= County Championship Division Two title, beating Gloucestershire by eight wickets inside three days at Cheltenham.
Darren Stevens took his season’s first-class wicket-tally to a career-high 43 as his 5-68 spearheaded an 89-run Kent victory against Surrey at Guildford to propel them into the LV=County Championship Division Two promotion race.
Jonathan Trott made his first century of the season but Warwickshire could face a tricky final day at Horsham after Sussex closed on 204 for four and with a lead of 284 runs.