Yellow Sports Brian Jeeves is at The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford for day-one of Essex’s Bob Willis Trophy encounter with Kent.
Day 1/4 – Kent won the toss and elected to bat
Essex: Nick Browne, Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (Capt), Varun Chopra, Feroze Khushi, Ryan ten Deschate, Adam Wheater (WK), Simon Harmer, Sam Cook, Jamie Porter, Matt Quinn
Kent: Daniel Bell-Drummond (Capt), Jordan Cox, Jack Leaning, Ollie Robinson (WK), Heino Kuhn, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Marcus O’Riordan, Matt Milnes, Hamidullah Qadri, Matt Thomas
Officials: Neil Bainton, Benjamin Debenham and Stephen Davis