Eskinazi Amongst The Runs Again

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Sunday’s Blast action would see Steve Eskinazi into the 90s again for Middlesex, the rain come down in Hove while Brett D’Oliviera helped Worcestershire to the win in the last over.

Worcestershire Rapids vs Leicestershire Foxes

Worcestershire won the toss and elected to field first.

Scott Steel would be caught by Ben Cox off the bowling of Dillon Pennington for 13 before Josh Inglis would be bowled by the same bowler later in the same over for 21. Colin Ackermann would be bowled by Charlie Morris for 2 before Arron Lilley would be caught by Riki Wessles off the bowling of Ish Sodhi for 6.

Rishi Patel would be the fifth wicket to fall as he was caught by Ross Whiteley off the bowling of Daryl Mitchell for 14 before Louis Kimber would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Ben Dwarshuis for 23. Lewis Hill would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Whiteley off the same bowler, in the final over for 59 off 33 balls with Ben Mike (11) and Gavin Griffiths (0) not out.

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Wessels and Brett D’Oliviera would put on 103 for the opening partnership before the former was caught by Lilley off the bowling of Callum Parkinson for 46 off 34 balls with Jake Libby caught by Parkinson off the bowling of Naveen-ul-Haq for 11. D’Oliviera would be the final man out as he was caught by Lilley off the bowling of Griffiths for 69 off 53 – Cox and Whiteley not out with 11 and 6 respectively.

Worcestershire travel to Lancashire on Thursday night while Leicestershire host Northants tomorrow evening.

LEI 156/7 (20 overs), WOR 157/3 (19.1 overs)

Middlesex vs Glamorgan

Glamorgan would win the toss and elect to bat first.

Colin Ingram would be caught by John Simpson off the bowling of Mujeeb Ur Rahman without scoring before Kiran Carlson would be caught by Steven Finn off the bowling of Helm for 10. Billy Root would be caught by Steve Eskinazi off the bowling of Finn without scoring before David Lloyd would be caught & bowled by Finn for 29.

Chris Cooke would be the fifth wicket to fall as he was bowled by Daryl Mitchell for 10 before Callum Taylor was bowled by Nathan Sowter for 6. A 88 run-partnership between Dan Douthwaite and James Weighell would end in the final over with the former being caught by Eskinazi then the latter caught by Joe Cracknell, both off the bowling of Mitchell, for 53 off 31 balls and 51 off 26 balls respectively.

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Cracknell would be caught by Cooke off the bowling of Douthwaite for 13 before Nick Gubbins would be caught by Ingram off the bowling of Prem Sisodiya for a run-a-ball 24. Mitchell would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Root off the bowling of Douthwaite, for 32 with Eskinazi (91 off 56 balls) and Simpson (6) not out.

Middlesex travel to Hampshire this evening while Glamorgan host Surrey tomorrow night.

GLA 170/8 (20 overs), MID 171/3 (17.4 overs)

Sussex Sharks vs Surrey

Sussex won the toss and elected to field first.

Will Jacks would be caught by Luke Wright off the bowling of Tymal Mills for 13 before Laurie Evans would be bowled by Will Beer for 31. Ollie Pope would be bowled by David Wiese for 18 before opener Jamie Smith would be bowled by Ollie Robinson for 57 off 43 balls.

Rory Burns would be bowled by Wiese for 3 before Jamie Overton (28 off 14 balls) and Ben Geddes (golden duck) would both by caught by sub fielder Oli Carter off the bowling of Mills – Kyle Jamieson and Gus Atkinson would be not out with 7 and 0 respectively.

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Phil Salt would be the only man out for Sussex as he was dismissed by Laurie Evans’ catch off Jamie Overton’s bowling for 20 with Luke Wright (20) and Travis Head (1) not out when the rain came after 4.5 overs (1 ball short of getting a result) and that was the end of play – Sussex ahead on DLS at the time.

Sussex’s next game is against Kent tomorrow night while Surrey travel to Glamorgan at the same time.

Smith with a destructive innings for Surrey

SUR 175/7 (20 overs), SUS 43/1 (4.5 overs)

Today’s fixtures:

19:00 Hampshire Hawks vs Middlesex (South)
19:00 Kent Spitfires vs Somerset (South, live on Sky)

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