Sunday’s action saw Josh Inglis score a ton for Leicestershire while James Vince and D’Arcy Short put on a century opening partnership for Hampshire in the final group games of this season’s T20 Blast. We also look back at Saturday’s Roses clash at Old Trafford between Lancashire Lightning and Yorkshire Vikings.
Lancashire Lightning vs Yorkshire Vikings
Yorkshire won the toss and elected to bat first.
Adam Lyth would be caught behind by Dane Vilas off the bowling of Luke Wood for 8 before Mark Stoneman would be bowled later in the same over for 2. Harry Brook would be bowled by Luke Wells for 22 before Joe Root would be caught by Vilas off the bowling of Liam Hurt for 32.
Gary Ballance would be bowled by Wood for 31 off 21 balls before Jordan Thompson would be caught & bowled by the same bowler the following delivery for a golden duck. Matthew Waite would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Steven Croft off the bowling of Danny Lamb, for 1 with Will Fraine and Dom Bess 22 and 4 not out respectively.
Keaton Jennings would be caught by Root off the bowling of Waite for 15 before Finn Allen would be bowled by Matthew Fisher for 22 off 8 balls. Alex Davies would be run out by Thompson for 13 before Rob Jones would be caught by Fisher off the bowling of Bess for 5.
Vilas would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Root for 9 before Wells would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Waite, for 30 with Croft (26) and Lamb (11) seeing the Lightning strike with an over to spare.
Birmingham Bears vs Northants Steelbacks
Birmingham won the toss and elected to bat first.
Rob Yates would be caught by Josh Cobb off the bowling of Mohammed Nabi for 8 before Adam Hose would be caught by Nabi off the bowling of Graeme White for 37. Kyle Mayers would be run out by Tom Taylor for 14 before Sam Hain would be LBW to Freddie Heldreich for 2.
Will Rhodes would be caught by White off the bowling of Nabi for 32 before Carlos Brathwaite would be run out off the final ball of the innings for 27 off 10 balls with Chris Benjamin (on his Blast debut) finishing 60 not out off 34 balls.
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Ben Curran would be LBW to Yates for 1 before Cobb would be caught by Rhodes off the bowling of Craig Miles for 35 off 18 balls. Ricardo Vasconcelos would be caught by Brathwaite off the bowling of Rhodes for 39 before Nabi would be caught by the same fielder off Danny Briggs’ bowling for 8.
Saif Zaib would be caught by substitute fielder Ethan Brookes off the bowling of Rhodes for 14 before Taylor would be caught & bowled by Jake Lintott for 6. White would be LBW to the next ball for a golden duck before Emilio Gay would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Benjamin off the bowling of Rhodes, for 15 with Rob Keogh (55 off 33 balls) and Brandon Glover (1) the not out batsmen.
Notts Outlaws vs Durham
Durham would win the toss and elect to field first.
Joe Clarke would be caught by Alex Lees off the bowling of Paul van Meekeren for 27 before Alex Hales would be caught by Potts off the same bowler for 35 off 17 balls. Tom Moores would be LBW to Scott Borthwick for a golden duck the following over before Samit Patel would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Potts off the bowling of Liam Trevaskis for 34 – Ben Duckett (74 off 41 balls) and Steven Mullaney (43 off 17 balls) the not out batsmen.
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Graham Clark would be caught by Zak Chappell off the bowling of Patel without scoring before Lees would be bowled by Carter for the same score. David Bedinham would be caught by Matthew Carter off the bowling of Dane Paterson for 23 before Cameron Bancroft would be bowled by Chappell for 13.
Ben Raine would be caught by Peter Trego off the bowling of Calvin Harrison for 13 before Borthwick would be bowled later in the same over without scoring. Trevaskis would be LBW to Carter for 20 off 10 balls before Potts would be caught by Mullaney off Paterson’s bowling for 30 off 13 balls. Sean Dickson was bowled by Harrison for 26 before Luke Doneathy would be the final wicket to fall, stumped by Moores off the bowling of Harrison, for 5 with van Meekeren finishing 9 not out.
Worcestershire Rapids vs Leicestershire Foxes
Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat first.
Jack Haynes would be caught by Ben Mike off the bowling of Naveen-ul-Haq for 7 before Brett D’Oliviera would be caught by Kimber off the bowling of Gavin Griffiths for 20. Daryl Mitchell would be caught by Arron Lilley off the bowling of Callum Parkinson for 14 before Jake Libby would be stumped by Josh Inglis off the bowling of Lilley for 35.
Ben Cox would be run out by Colin Ackermann for 12 before Ross Whiteley would be dismissed off the penultimate ball of the innings, caught Mike off Naveen’s bowling, for 31 – Ed Barnard scoring 43 not out off 24 balls.
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Rishi Patel would be caught by Ben Dwarshuis off the bowling of Dillon Pennington for 7 before Lilley would be caught by Ish Sodhi off the same bowler for 18. Lewis Hill would be the final wicket to fall, caught & bowled by Mitchell, for 2 with Inglis (118 off 61 balls) and Harry Swindells (22) seeing the Foxes home with 13 balls to spare.
Essex Eagles vs Middlesex
Middlesex would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Max Holden would be caught behind by Adam Wheater off the bowling of Sam Cook for a golden duck before Joe Cracknell would be caught by Aron Nijjar off the bowling of Jimmy Neesham for 24. Sam Robson would be dismissed by the same combination (but the other way round) for 60 off 44 balls before John Simpson was stumped by Wheater off the bowling of Simon Harmer for 24.
Daryl Mitchell would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Josh Rymell off the bowling of Cook for 43 off 30 balls with Luke Hollman and Nathan Sowter 7 and 2 not out respectively.
Wheater would be caught by Sowter off the bowling of Blake Cullen for 10 before Dan Lawrence would be caught by Mitchell off the bowling of Sowter for 29. Tom Westley would be bowled by Hollman for 37 before Michael Pepper would be bowled by Mujeeb Ur Rahman for 9.
Rymell would fall the same way for 21 before Neesham would be caught by Cracknell off the bowling of Cullen for 20. Harmer (1, caught Hollman), Walter (4, caught & bowled) and Nijjar (10, caught Hollman) would all be dismissed by Steven Finn off the penultimate over with Shane Snater (7) and Cook (2) the not out batsmen.
Hampshire Hawks vs Glamorgan
Hampshire won the toss and elected to field first.
Kiran Carlson would be caught by Brad Wheal off the bowling of Liam Dawson for 1 before David Lloyd would be caught by James Vince off the bowling of Wheal for 52 off 33 balls. Marnus Labuschagne would be caught behind by Lewis McManus off the same bowler for 78 off 47 balls before Colin Ingram would be the final wicket to fall, caught by James Fuller off Wheal’s bowling, for 24 – Dan Douthwaite and Chris Cooke 21 and 0 not out respectively.
James Vince and D’Arcy Short would put on 101 for the opening partnership before the former would be caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Andrew Salter for 39 off 21 balls with Colin de Grandhomme dismissed the following over for 5 as he was caught by Carlson off Labuschagne’s bowling. Short would be caught by Pearce off the bowler of Salter for 69 off 30 balls with McManus the last wicket to fall, caught & bowled by Labuschagne, for 13 – Joe Weatherley (43 off 13 balls) and Fuller (9) seeing the hosts home with 7 overs to spare.
Kent Spitfires vs Sussex Sharks
Kent would win the toss and elect to bat first.
George Munsey would be caught by Oliver Carter off the bowling of David Wiese for 11 before Zak Crawley would be caught by Ollie Robinson off the same bowler for 19. Heino Kuhn would be caught & bowled by Will Beer for 4 before Harry Finch would be caught by Robinson off the bowling of Ravi Bopara for 30.
Calum MacLeod would fall LBW to Rashid Khan for 31 before Dan Lincoln would be caught by Wiese off the bowling of Bopara for 10. Harry Podmore would be the final wicket to fall, to the same combination, a couple of balls later without scoring with Marcus O’Riordan and Safyaan Sharif 10 and 7 not out respectively.
Phil Salt would be bowled by Elliot Hooper for a third-ball duck before Luke Wright would be caught by Munsey off the bowling of O’Riordan for 39 off 29 balls. Bopara would be caught by Matt Quinn off the same bowler for 19 before Wiese would be caught by Kuhn off Podmore’s bowling for 21.
Harrison Ward would be dismissed by the same combination for 8 before Delray Rawlins would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by O’Riordan off the same bowler – Carter and Khan would be the not out batsmen with 0 and 4 respectively.
Somerset vs Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire won the toss and elected to field first.
Devon Conway would be caught behind by Glenn Phillips off the bowling of David Payne for 4 before Steven Davies would hit wicket off the same bowler for 2. James Hildreth would be bowled by Benny Howell for 10 before Lewis Goldsworthy would be caught by Smith off the bowling of Ryan Higgins for 21.
Will Smeed would be run out by Higgins for 39 before Roelof van der Merwe would be run out by Daniel Worrall for 5. Tom Lammonby would be the final wicket to fall, again run out, for 90 off just 36 balls by Miles Hammond with Craig Overton (0) not out.
Hammond would be caught by Lammonby off the bowling of Overton for 8 before Howell would be caught by Conway off the same bowler for 10. Phillips would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Ben Green for 29 before Jack Taylor would be bowled by the same bowler for 26.
Higgins would be bowled by Jack Brooks for 1 before Ian Cockbain would be dismissed in the final over, caught by Smeed off the bowling of van der Merwe, for 72 with George Scott (4) and Worrall (1) the not out batsmen.
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Final South Table
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Tues 24/8 18:30 – Yorkshire Vikings vs Sussex Sharks (at Chester-le-Street)
Wed 25/8 19:00 – Notts Outlaws vs Hampshire Hawks
Thurs 26/8 19:00 – Somerset vs Lancashire Lightning
Fri 27/8 19:00 – Kent Spitfires vs Birmingham Bears