South African bowler Kyle Abbott took 5 wickets for Hampshire in their Group A game against Worcestershire in the Royal London Cup.
Thursday’s Hundred games between Manchester Originals and Southern Brave will be reviewed in tomorrow’s column as well as this evening’s games between Welsh Fire and Trent Rockets.
Hampshire vs Worcestershire (Group A)
Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat first.
Jack Haynes would be bowled by Kyle Abbott for 14 before Tom Fell would be caught by Felix Organ off the bowling of Turner for 7. Jake Libby would fall LBW to Fuller for 12 before Brett D’Oliviera would be bowled by Ian Holland for 40.
Gareth Roderick would be caught by James Fuller off the bowling of Abbott before Ed Barnard would be caught by Joe Weatherley off the same bowler for 29. Joshua Dell would fall to the same combination for 2 before Josh Baker would also fall to the Weatherley/Abbott combination without scoring. Charlie Morris would be caught & bowled by Turner for 5 before Adam Finch would be the final wicket to fall, caught behind by Lewis McManus off Turner’s bowling for 1 – captain Joe Leach would finish 34 not out.
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Tom Prest would be caught by D’Oliviera off the bowling of Finch for 12 before Tom Alsop would be caught by Leach off the bowling of D’Oliviera for 50. Nick Gubbins would be caught behind by Roderick off the same bowler for 59 before Weatherley would be the final wicket to fall, stumped Roderick off the bowling of Baker, for 33 – Holland and McManus finishing with 2 and 6 not out respectively.
Hampshire travel to Gloucestershire later today while Worcestershire host Sussex at the same time.
WOR 176 (39 overs), HAM 180/4 (39.5 overs)
Derbyshire vs Nottinghamshire (Group B)
Nottinghamshire would win the toss and elect to field in a game that was reduced to 27 overs per side.
Mitchell Wagstaff would be caught by Sol Budinger off the bowling of Joey Evison for 16 before Harry Came would be LBW to Liam Patterson-White for 57. Brooke Guest would be bowled by the same bowler for 8 before Alex Hughes would be LBW to Dane Paterson for 25.
Fynn Hudson-Prentice would be caught by Peter Trego off Patterson-White for 9 before Tom Wood would be dismissed off the final ball of the innings, caught by Hutton off the bowling of Luke Fletcher for 109 off 59 balls – Mattie McKiernan would finish 21 not out.
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Sol Budinger would be caught behind by Brooke Guest off Hudson-Prentice’s bowling for 1 before Matthew Montgomery would be caught by Wagstaff off the bowling of Thomson for 26. Trego would be caught by Hudson-Prentice off the bowling of George Scrimshaw for 28 before Lyndon James would be stumped by Guest off the bowling of McKiernan for 9.
Ben Slater would be caught by Hughes off the bowling of Thomson for 24 before Patterson-White would be caught by Hughes off the bowling of Hudson-Prentice for 27. Dane Schadendorf would be run out by Priestley for 29 before Fletcher was caught by Guest off the bowling of Ravi Rampaul for 5. Hutton would be caught by Hughes off Hudson-Prentice for 46 off 20 balls before Evison would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Scrimshaw for 1.
Derbyshire host Yorkshire on Sunday while Nottinghamshire travel to Yorkshire later today.
DER 258/6 (27 overs), NOT 217 (27 overs)
Durham vs Lancashire (Group A)
Thursday’s action begins with Durham hosting Lancashire at Gosforth. The visitors won the toss and elected to field first.
Graham Clark would fall LBW to Tom Bailey for 21 before Scott Borthwick would be run out by Liam Hurt for 1. Cameron Bancroft would be LBW to Danny Lamb for 3 before opener Alex Lees would be LBW to Jack Morley for 59.
David Bedingham would be caught & bowled by Hurt for 60 before Liam Trevaskis would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Morley, for 2 – Sean Dickson (103 off 76 balls) and Luke Doneathy (69 off 53 balls) putting on an unbeaten 156 for the seventh-wicket partnership.
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Luke Wells would be caught by Clark off the bowling of Matt Salisbury for 22 before Steven Croft would be caught by Paul van Meekeren off the same bowler for 6. Josh Bohannon would be caught & bowled by Doneathy for 52 before George Lavelle would be caught by Salisbury off the bowling of Chris Rushworth for 38.
Rob Jones would be bowled by van Meekeren for 65 before George Balderson would be caught behind by Bancroft off the same bowler for 13. Lamb would be caught by Bedingham off the bowling of Doneathy for 3 before Bailey would be caught by Borthwick off the following ball for a golden duck. Hurt would be bowled by Borthwick for 1 before Morley would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Doneathy, for 6 with Taylor Cornall 23 not out on his Royal London Cup debut.
Durham host Essex on Sunday while Lancashire host Worcestershire at the same time.
DUR 327/6 (50 overs), LAN 240 (44.3 overs)
Leicestershire vs Glamorgan (Group B)
Leicestershire won the toss and elected to field first.
Hamish Rutherford would be caught by George Rhodes off the bowling of Will Davis for 1 before Steven Reingold would be LBW to Rhodes for 38. Kiran Carlson would fall the same way for 11 before a 123-run partnership between Nick Selman and Billy Root would be ended with the latter also falling LBW to Rhodes for 67 off 60 balls.
James Weighell would be cuaght by Ed Barnes off the bowling of Gavin Griffiths for a second-ball duck before Joe Cooke would be caught by Rhodes off the bowling of Barnes for 5. Opener Selman would be run out by Barnes for 140 off 144 balls before Tom Cullen would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Rhodes off the bowling of Davis for 2 – Andrew Salter and Lukas Carey finishing with 1 and 0 not out respectively.
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Needing a target of 257 off 43 overs following a shower, Rishi Patel and Harry Swindells would face a single over without scoring before the rain returned.
GLA 277/8 (50 overs), LEI 0/0 (1 over)
Somerset vs Yorkshire (Group B)
Warwickshire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Sam Young would be caught behind by Jamie Smith off the bowling of Matt Dunn without scoring before James Rew would be caught by Ryan Patel off the same bowler for 6. Steven Davies would be caught by Rikki Clarke off the bowling of Louis Kimber for 45 before James Hildreth would be caught by Smith off the bowling of Clarke for 19.
Eddie Byrom would be LBW to Dan Moriarty for 2 before Josh Davey would be caught by Smith off the same bowler for 5. Kasey Alridge would be caught by Clarke off the bowling of Kimber for 12 before George Drissell would be stumped by Smith off the bowling of Moriarty for the same score. Marchant de Lange would be bowled by the same bowler for 4 before Lewis Goldsworthy would the final wicket to fall, caught by Tim David off the bowling of Patel for 96 off 105 balls.
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After a period of rain which saw the target adjusted to 147 required off 25 overs, Mark Stoneman (29) and Ben Geddes (31) would get the score to 66 off 8 overs before the rain came to finish the game.
Somerset travel to Northamptonshire on Sunday while Surrey travel to Leicestershire tomorrow.
SOM 220 (48.3 overs), SUR 66/0 (8 overs)
11:00 – Gloucestershire vs Hampshire (RLC Group A)
11:00 – Middlesex vs Kent (RLC Group A)
11:00 – Worcestershire vs Sussex (RLC Group A)
11:00 – Warkwickshire vs Northamptonshire (RLC Group B)
11:00 – Yorkshire vs Nottinghamshire (RLC Group B)
15:30 – Welsh Fire vs Trent Rockets (W 100)
19:00 – Welsh Fire vs Trent Rockets (M 100)
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