Both Shane Snater and Luke Hollman would take 4 wickets each for Essex and Middlesex respectively in Tuesday’s Royal London Cup games.
Tuesday’s Hundred games between Northern Superchargers and London Spirit will be reviewed in tomorrow’s column as well as this evening’s games between Birmingham Phoenix and Oval Invincibles.
Gloucestershire vs Essex (Group A)
Essex won the toss and elected to field first.
Chris Dent would be caught by Sir Alastair Cook off the bowling of Shane Snater without scoring before Tom Lace would be LBW to Ryan ten Doeschate for 19. James Bracey would be run out by Michael Pepper for 1 before Ben Charlesworth would be caught by Will Buttleman off the bowling of Simon Harmer for 22.
Graeme van Buuren would be caught & bowled by ten Doeschate for 11 before a 99-run partnership between Jack Taylor and George Scott would be ended with the former caught by Harmer off the bowling of Aron Nijjar for 62. Matt Taylor would be caught by Tom Westley off Snater’s bowling for 11 before Scott would be dismissed the following ball as he was caught by Nijjar for 64. Josh Shaw would be dismissed a couple of balls later, caught by Westley, without scoring with Jared Warner the final man out, caught Harmer off the bowling of Allison for a golden duck – the final 4 wickets falling in just 5 balls.
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Cook would be bowled by M. Taylor for 5 before Buttleman would be bowled by Smith for 14. Pepper would be caught by Charlesworth off the same bowler for 6 before Josh Rymell would be bowled by van Buuren for 30.
ten Doeschate would be caught by Lace off the same bowler for 5 before Adam Wheater would be LBW to M. Taylor for 1. Harmer would be stumped by Bracey off the bowling of van Buuren for 9 before Westley would be the final wicket to fall, run out by M. Taylor for 71 with Nijjar (32) and Snater (21) getting Essex over the line off the final ball of their allotted 50 overs.
Gloucestershire host Hampshire on Friday while Essex travel to Durham on Sunday.
GLO 204 (49.1 overs), ESS 207/8 (50 overs)
Lancashire vs Middlesex (Group A)
Middlesex would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Joshua de Caires would be caught by Danny Lamb off the bowling of Liam Hurt for 4 before Steve Eskinazi would be caught by Lamb off the bowling of Balderson for 45. Peter Handscomb would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Jack Morley for 14 before Robbie White would be caught behind by George Lavelle off the bowling of Luke Wells for 18.
Jack Davies would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Tom Bailey for 7 before Luke Hollman would be caught by Wells later in the same over a second-ball duck. Sam Robson would be caught by Steven Croft off the bowling of Bailey for 76 off 81 balls before James Harris would be bowled by Morley for 3. Thilan Walallawita would be bowled by Hurt for 29 off 18 balls before Ethan Bamber would be the final wicket to fall, run out by Lavelle, for 6 – Martin Andersson would finish 42 not out.
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Josh Bohannon would be LBW to Bamber for 1 before Wells would be caught by Bamber off the bowling of Harris for 8. Keaton Jennings would retire hurt with a calf injury on 42 before Steven Croft would be caught by de Caires off the bowling of Hollan for 41.
George Balderson would be stumped by White off Hollman’s bowling for 19 before Rob Jones would fall to the de Caires/Hollman combination for 72. George Lavelle would be caught by Andersson off the bowling of Bamber for 2 before Bailey would be caught by the same fielder off Hollman’s bowling for 16. Hurt would be caught by Handscomb off Harris’ bowling for a golden duck with Lamb the final wicket to fall, bowled by Bamber for 33 off 21 balls, with Jennings unable to return to the crease with Lancashire 7 short of their target.
Hollman Took 4 Wickets In The Lancashire Chase
Lancashire travel to Durham tomorrow while Middlesex host Kent on Friday.
MID 257 (49.3 overs), LAN 251 (49.2 overs)
Glamorgan vs Surrey (Group B)
Nottinghamshire won the toss and elected to field first.
Mark Stoneman would be caught by Nick Selman off the bowling of Michael Hogan off the first ball of the game before Ryan Patel would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Lukas Carey for 22. Hashim Amla would be caught behind by Tom Cullen off the same bowler for 4 before Jamie Smith would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Joe Cooke for 3.
Nico Reifer would be caught by Hamish Rutherford off the bowling of Andrew Salter for 1 (the visitors sitting at 39/5 at this stage) before Tim David would be caught by Selman off the same bowler for 11. Nick Kimber would be LBW to Salter for 16 before Rikki Clarke would be caught by Billy Root off the bowling of Andy Gorvin for 35. Dan Moriaty would be bowled by Steven Reingold for 5 before Conor McKerr would be the final wicket to fall, caught Cullen off Cooke’s bowling, for 20 – Matt Dunn finished 8 not out.
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Selman would be bowled by Dunn for 6 before Rutherford would be caught by Stoneman off the bowling of Moriarty for 58 off 52 balls. Kiran Carlson would be caught behind by Smith off the bowling of McKerr for 2 before Reingold would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Moriarty for 40.
Root would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Clarke off the bowling of McKerr, for 18 with Cullen and Cooke finishing 2 and 0 not out respectively.
Glamorgan travel to Leicestershire tomorrow while Surrey host Somerset at the same time.
SUR 132 (44.1 overs), GLA 133/5 (26.5 overs)
Somerset vs Yorkshire (Group B)
Warwickshire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Will Raine would be caught behind by Michael Burgess off the bowling of George Garrett off the first ball of the game before William Luxton would be caught by Will Rhodes later in the same over without scoring. Harry Duke would be run out by Ed Pollock for 42 before Gary Ballance would be LBW to Dan Mousley for 54.
George Hill would be caught by Ethan Brookes off the bowling of Karl Carver for 64 before Jonny Tattersall would be caught by Manraj Johal off the bowling of Rhodes for 70. Matthew Revis would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Rob Yates off the bowling of Johal for 27 with Matthew Waite (42 off 16 balls) and Ben Coad (0) the not out batsmen.
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Yates would be caught by Ballance off the bowling of Waite for 11 before Pollock would be caught by Jack Shutt off the same bowling for 29. Rhodes would be run out by Luxton for 37 before Burgess would be bowled by Hill for 33.
Matthew Lamb would be caught by Duanne Olivier off the bowling of Coad for 14 before a 115-run partnership between Mousley and Jacob Bethell would be ended with the latter caught by Ballance off Olivier’s bowling for 66 off 41 balls. Brookes would be caught by Shutt off the bowling of Hill before Carver would be caught behind by Duke for a golden duck. Mousley would be caught by Tattersall off the bowling of Coad before Garrett would be the final wicket to fall to the same combination for 1 – Johal would finish 10 not out.
Yorkshire host Nottinghamshire on Friday while Warwickshire host Northamptonshire at the same time.
YOR 320/7 (20 overs), WAR 281 (47.2 overs)
11:00 – Hampshire vs Worcestershire (RLC Group A)
11:00 – Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire (RLC Group B)
15:30 – Birmingham Phoenix vs Oval Invincibles (W 100)
19:00 – Birmingham Phoenix vs Oval Invincibles (M 100)
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