Updated:Jun 27, 2021
Saturday’s action saw Alex Hales score a century for Notts Outlaws, Ben Stokes would be back in the runs and wickets for Durham and Yorkshire would get a massive total against Northants in the Blast. We also look at England’s final T20 international against Sri Lanka at Southampton.
England vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka would win the toss and elect to field first.
Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan would put on 105 for the opening wicket before the former would be bowled by Isuru Udana for 51 with Liam Livingstone out for 14 as he was caught by Dasun Shanaka off the bowling of Binura Fernando. Sam Billings would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Dushmantha Chameera for 2 before Eoin Morgan would be caught by Danushka Gunathilaka off the same bowler for 1.
Malan would be caught by Shanaka off the bowling of Chameera for 76 off 48 balls before Moeen Ali would be the final wicket to fall, caught de Silva off the same bowler, for 7 – Sam Curran and Chris Jordan not out with 9 and 8 respectively.
Sri Lanka would lose Gunathilaka off the second ball of the innings as he was caught by Malan off David Willey’s bowling for 4 before Kusal Perera would be caught by Livingstone off the bowling of Chris Woakes for 3. Kusal Mendis would be caught behind by Bairstow off the bowling of Willey for 6 before Oshada Fernando would be caught by Willey off the bowling of Curran for 19.
Shanaka would be run out by Billings for 7 before Niroshan Dickwella would be caught by Chris Jordan off the bowling of Curran for 11. Wanindu Hasaranga would be caught by Malan off the bowling of Jordan for 1 before Udana would be caught by Ali off Willey’s bowling without scoring. B. Fernando would be bowled by Livingstone for 20 off 14 balls before Chameera would be the final man out for 1, LBW to Ali – Lakshan Sandakan not out with 3.
Birmingham Bears vs Durham
Birmingham won the toss and elected to field first.
Graham Clark would be would be caught by Sam Hain off the bowling of Craig Miles for 5 before David Bedingham would be caught by Adam Hose off the bowling of Tim Bresnan for 3. Ben Stokes would be caught by Hain off the bowling of Carlos Brathwaite for 35 off 20 balls before Ben Raine would be bowled by Will Rhodes for 9.
Scott Borthwick would be caught by Miles off the bowling of Bresnan for 18 before Cameron Bancroft would be caught by Hose off the bowling of Rhodes for 60 off 45 balls. Brydon Carse would be caught by Jacob Bethell off the bowling of Brathwaite for 6 before Sean Dickson would be caught by Rhodes off the same bowler for 3 – Ned Eckersley and Liam Trevaskis would be not out with 13 and 7 respectively.
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Hose would be LBW to Trevaskis for 2 before Ed Pollock would be caught by Stokes off the bowling of Carse for 10. Hain would be caught behind by Eckersley off the bowling of Stokes for 2 before Rhodes was run out by Bedingham for 45 off 27 balls.
Michael Burgess would be caught by Trevaskis off Stokes’ bowling for 10 before Brathwaite would be bowled by Borthwick for 4. Matthew Lamb would be caught by Raine off the bowling of Stokes for 39 before Bresnan was dismissed to the same combination later in the same over. Bethell would be caught by Bancroft off the bowling of Potts for 2 before Miles would be the last man out, caught Dickson off Raine’s bowling, without scoring – Danny Briggs would be 7 not out.
Birmingham host Yorkshire on Wednesday night while Durham travel to Northants at the same time.
Notts Outlaws vs Lancashire Lightning
Lancashire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Joe Clarke would be caught by Luke Wood off the bowling of Saqib Mahmood for 6 before Sol Budinger would be run out by Finn Allen for 10. Ben Duckett would be caught by Mahmood off the bowling of Tom Hartley for 7 before Tom Moores would be caught by Alex Davies off the bowling of Steven Croft.
Samit Patel would be caught by Croft off the bowling of Matt Parkinson for 10 with Steven Mullaney the final man out as he would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Mahmood for 25 – opener Alex Hales not out with 101 off 66 balls.
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Allen would be bowled by Matt Carter for 2 before Davies would be caught by Clarke off the same bowler for 39 off just 15 balls. Captain Dane Vilas would be LBW to Mullaney for 11 before Keaton Jennings would be caught & bowled by Calvin Harrison for 21.
Rob Jones would be LBW to Carter for 5 before Danny Lamb would be run out by Budinger for 2. Croft would be the final man out as he was caught by Patel off the bowling of Jake Ball for 41 off 30 balls – Wood (33 off 25) and Hartley (7) not out as Lancs fell just short of the target.
Notts host Leicestershire on Thursday night while Lancashire host Worcestershire at the same time.
Yorkshire Vikings vs Northants Steelbacks
Yorkshire won the toss and elected to field first.
Adam Lyth would be the first wicket to fall as he would be bowled by Tom Taylor for 25 before Mark Stoneman would be LBW to Mohammad Nabi for 50 off 31 balls. Jordan Thompson would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Taylor off the bowling of Brandon Glover for 74 off 35 balls with Harry Brook (45 off 26 balls) and Gary Ballance (20 off 13 balls) not out at the end of the innings.
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Adam Rossington would be the first Northants wicket to fall as he was run out by Brook for 24 before Ricardo Vasconcelos would be caught by Lyth off the bowling of Bess for 16. Nabi would be caught by Brook off the same bowler for 4 before Wayne Parnell would be caught by Lockie Ferguson off Bess’ bowling for 22.
Saif Zaib would be next man out as he was caught by Stoneman off the bowling of Thompson for 4 before Charie Thurston would be run out by Ballance for the same score. Taylor would be caught by Thompson off the bowling of Matt Fisher for 3 before Graeme White would be caught by Stoneman off the same bowler for 4. Rob Keogh would be LBW to Matt Waite for 36 with Ben Sanderson the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Hill off the same bowler for 9 – Glover was 2 not out.
Yorkshire’s next game sees them travel to Birmingham on Wednesday while Northants travel to Leicestershire on Tuesday.
14:30 – Middlesex vs Glamorgan (South)
14:30 – Sussex Sharks vs Surrey (South)
14:30 – Worcestershire Rapids vs Leicestershire Foxes (North)