County Championship: Shiv Thakor's 130 puts Derbyshire in control against Kent

Shiv Thakor
Shiv Thakor had a previous Championship high score of 114 not out
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, 3aaa County Ground
Derbyshire v Kent, day two
Derbyshire 492: Thakor 130, Madsen 103, Broom 96; Coles 5-116
Kent 79-1: Denly 34*
Derbyshire lead by 413 runs
Derbyshire 5 pts, Kent 2 pts
Match scorecard

Shiv Thakor hit a Championship career-best 130 as Derbyshire piled on the runs against Kent.

Thakor and Tom Taylor shared a 150-run eighth-wicket partnership before Taylor was caught at cover by Matt Coles off Adam Ball for his highest score of 80.

James Tredwell had Thakor stumped and Coles (5-116) bowled Tony Palladino as Derbyshire were bowled out for 492.

Sean Dickson and Joe Denly helped Kent to 79-1 at the close, trailing by 413 runs as rain ended play at 17:20 BST.

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