Report: Kent v Warwickshire, Friendly
Dom Sibley top scored with 71 as the Bears earned valuable batting time in their two-day friendly against Kent at Canterbury.
The opener looked at his fluent best, striking 14 fours in a 84-ball stint that lasted just shy of two hours.
Fellow opener and new recruit Alex Davies added an unbeaten 39 (83 balls, five fours) as Warwickshire declared on 285 for three from 75 overs.
Opportunities came for Captain Will Rhodes and Sam Hain who both retired not out on 52 and 48 respectively, whilst Dan Mousley, Michael Burgess and Danny Briggs gained time in the middle late in the day.
It was an excellent follow-up to a testing day one in the South East, wherenine bowlers were used in 88 overs.
Oliver Hannon-Dalby, who is fully fit following a disruptive 2021 campaign, and Danny Briggs were the sole wicket takers as Kent declared on 284 for two.
With wickets hard to come by, Mark Robinson will be pleased with the application his unit showed throughout. Liam Norwell and Craig Miles shared the new ball with Hannon-Dalby and Henry Brookes following suit.
Rhodes, Mousley, Briggs, George Garrett, and Rob Yates all chipped in as the Bears worked tirelessly for more dismissals.
The Bears will now rest before travelling to Trent Bridge to face Notts in a two-day friendly over the weekend, before returning to Edgbaston for a three-day match against Worcestershire.
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