Ben Wright puts Glamorgan in box seat against Kent

LV County Championship Division One, Swalec Stadium
Close of play, day two: Kent 242, Glamorgan 366-7
Glamorgan 7pts, Kent 3pts
Match scorecard
LV County Championship

Ben Wright's 82 ensured that Glamorgan remain in control following two days of their Championship match with Kent.

Wright shared a fourth-wicket partnership of 137 with William Bragg (73) as the hosts closed day two on 366-7, a lead of 124.

All but one of the home side's nine batsmen hit double figures with Mark Wallace (65 not out) and James Harris (44 not out) unbeaten at stumps.

Neil Saker was the pick of the Glamorgan bowlers with 4-80.


BBC Radio Kent's Matt Cole:

"The wicket didn't seem to offer as much movement as it did to Glamorgan on the first morning, but Neil Saker stuck to his task, being brought on for spell after spell. He won't have any trouble sleeping.

"Otherwise, the Kent attack lacked any real penetration and, although they fielded tightly enough, there was never a feeling that a Glamorgan collapse was imminent.

"Not surprising perhaps, given that Dewald Nel is playing his first game of the season and Matt Coles has just re-emerged from Kent's crowded sick-bay too, but it was a long, tiring day in the field."