|County Championship Division Two, Southampton|
|Close, day one: Hampshire 292-9 v Kent|
|Hants 2pts, Kent 3pts|
Jimmy Adams fell nine runs short of a 15th first-class ton of his career on day one of Hampshire against Kent.
Adams hit 12 fours in making 91 and was backed up by Liam Dawson (51).
The hosts, fresh from their on Wednesday, closed on 292-9.
Lower down the order, Dimitri Mascarenhas (27) and David Balcombe (28) pushed the home side towards a third batting point, Charlie Shreck took 3-85 for Kent.