Northamptonshire saw out a hard-fought draw against Kent with some determined batting lower down the order. A Lewis McManus half-century ensured the follow on was avoided and the draw was successfully played out in the afternoon.

This ends a stint of six straight County Championship matches before the Vitality Blast starts on Thursday away at Edgbaston.

Cobb reviewed the draw with Kent, hailing the morning batters’ performance, before looking ahead to the return of T20 cricket.