|LV= County Championship Division One, Spitfire Floor, Canterbury (day 4)|
|Kent 301 & 344: Muyeye 79, Qadri 72, Bell-Drummond 59; Clark 5-79|
|Surrey 145 & 501-5: Sibley 140*, Foakes 124, Smith 114|
|Surrey (19 pts) beat Kent (5 pts) by 5 wickets|
Surrey accomplished the second largest run chase in County Championship historical past by knocking off 501 to stun shellshocked Kent.
After resuming on 263-3 in a single day, England pair Dom Sibley and Ben Foakes prolonged their positive partnership to 207 to take the sport away from the hosts.
Foakes fell for 124 however Sibley’s unbeaten 140 off 415 balls guided the Division One leaders to victory by 5 wickets as they salvaged their undefeated report in opposition to all the chances.
Surrey’s chase was only one run shy of the all-time Championship report held by Middlesex, who scored 502-6 within the fourth innings to beat Nottinghamshire in 1925.
But it surely was a report pursuit because the Championship was break up into two divisions in 2000, surpassing the 479-6 amassed by Somerset to beat Yorkshire in 2009.
It additionally comfortably bettered Surrey’s club-record chase, the 410-8 they tallied to beat, coincidentally, Kent in 2002.
On a day of data, Sibley set some, admittedly barely much less superb, ones of his personal – his affected person effort the slowest first-class Championship century ever by each balls confronted and time spent on the crease.
Extra to observe.