County Championship Division Two, Canterbury
Close, day two: Kent 271 & 6-0, Northants 303
Kent 5pts, Northants 6pts
Skipper Stephen Peters scored 106 to drag Northants to 303 all out and a 32-run first innings lead over Kent.
The opener held the innings together as wickets fell at the other end.
Kent were on top as Northants stumbled to 186-7, but all-rounder Steven Crook saw Peters to a 233-ball century and contributed 62 of his own.
Crook and Rob Newton (21 not out) took Northants to an extra bonus point after Peters departed, before Kent reached 6-0 from three overs before stumps.