A blistering 134 from Notts Outlaw opener Joe Clarke helped them to a victory in the Blast with New Zealand taking 11 overs in the day to beat England in the 2nd test at Edgbaston.
England vs New Zealand
Resuming on 122/9, England would lose their final wicket of the innings as Stuart Broad was bowled by Trent Boult for 1.
Needing a target of just 38, the Kiwis would lose Devon Conway caught behind by James Bracey off the bowling of Broad for 3 before Will Young was bowled by Olly Stone for 8 – Tom Latham not out with 23 the other batsman to face a ball as the tourists won by 8 wickets.
ENG 303 (101 overs) & 122 (41.1 overs), NZ 388 (119.1 overs) & 41/2 (10.5 overs)
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Derbyshire Falcons vs Birmingham Bears
Derbyshire would win the toss and elect to bat.
Luis Reece would be caught by Ed Pollock off the bowling of Danny Briggs for 21 before Harry Came was bowled by Chris Woakes for 17. Billy Godleman would be caught by Briggs off the bowling of Jake Lintott for 3 before Matt Critchley was caught by Woakes off the bowling of Carlos Brathwaite for 7.
Leus du Plooy was caught by Dan Mousley off the bowling of Lintott for 28 before Fynn Hudson-Prentice was run out for Brathwaite for 41. Brooke Guest would be dismissed the following ball, caught by Lintott off the bowling of Brathwaite for 24, with Mattie McKiernan the final man out as he was caught by Miles off the bowling of Woakes for 2 – Logan van Beek and Michael Cohen the not out batsmen for 4 and 7 respectively.
Pieter Malan would be caught by Critchley off the bowling of van Beek without scoring before Ed Pollock was caught by Godleman off the same bowler for 4. Will Rhodes would be caught by Guest off the bowling of Scrimshaw for 9 before Sam Hain would be dismissed for 25, caught du Plooy off the bowling of Critchley.
Dan Mousley would fall the same way to the same two players for 56 before Michael Burgess would be caught by Critchley off Reece’s bowling for 22. Brathwaite would be last man out caught by van Beek off the bowling of Cohen for 16 as Woakes (13) and Briggs (6) would see the visitors home with an over to spare.
Derbyshire host Lancashire Lightning tomorrow with Birmingham traveling to Northants at the same time.
DER 160/8 (20 overs), BIR 161/7 (19 overs)
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Leicestershire Foxes vs Durham
Leicestershire won the toss and elected to bat.
Josh Ingris would be LBW to Paul Coughlin for 7 before Arron Lilley would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the bowling of Ben Raine for 31. Colin Ackermann would be bowled by the same bowler for 10 before Scott Steel was LBW to Liam Trevaskis for 53 off 38 balls.
Rishi Patel would be the fifth man out as he was caught by Trevaskis off the bowling of Raine for 17 before Lewis Hill (29), Ben Mike (5) and Louis Kimber (0) would all be dismissed by Matty Potts in the penultimate over, caught by Raine, Borthwick and Cameron Bancroft respectively. Callum Parkinson the last man out for 2, run out by Raine, as Naveen-ul-Haq and Gavin Griffiths were not out for 3 and 0 respectively.
Graham Clark would be caught by Lilley off Ackermann’s bowling for 1 before David Bedingham would be caught by Mike off the bowling of Naveen for 38. Bancroft would be ran out for 7 by Parkinson before Raine was bowled by Ackermann for 17.
Jack Burnham would be caught by Naveen off the bowling of Lilley for 2 before Coughlin was LBW to the same bowler for 3. Brydon Carse was caught by Ackermann off the bowling of Parkinson for 1 with Scott Borthwick LBW to Lilley for 12 – Ned Eckersley (50) and Trevaskis (30) putting on 62 unbeaten for the ninth-wicket partnership.
Leicestershire host Birmingham on Wednesday night while Durham host Notts tomorrow night.
LEI 168/9 (20 overs), DUR 170/8 (19 overs)
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Worcestershire Rapids vs Lancashire Lightning
Lancashire would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Finn Allen would be the first man out as he was caught by Charlie Morris off the bowling of Ben Dwarshuis for 10 before Alex Davies would be caught by Ed Barnard off Morris’ bowling for 7. Liam Livingstone would be caught by Riki Wessels off the bowling of Brett D’Oliviera before Jos Buttler was the last man out for Lancs, caught by Wessels off Morris, for 55 with Dane Vilas and Steven Croft the not out batsmen with 20 and 15 respectively.
Wessels and D’Olivieira put on 79 for the Rapids’ opening partnership before the former was bowled by Matt Parkinson for 40 with Moeen Ali the other wicket to fall as he was caught by Vilas off the same bowler for 9 – D’Oliviera (61 off 45 balls) and Jake Libby (17) the not out batsmen.
Worcestershire host Yorkshire on Wednesday while Lancashire travel to Derbyshire tomorrow night.
LAN 132/4 (20 overs), WOR 133/2 (17.2 overs)
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Northants Steelbacks vs Notts Outlaws
Notts would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Alex Hales would be caught by Josh Cobb off the bowling of Glover for 14 before Peter Trego would be caught by Ricardo Vasconcelos off the bowling of White for 24. Tom Moores (8) would be caught by Ben Sanderson off White with Steven Mullaney bowled by Wayne Parnell for 7.
Samit Patel would be caught & bowled by Parnell for 11 before Lyndon James would be caught by Vasconcelos off the bowling of Tom Taylor for 1. Opener Joe Clarke would be the final man out, caught by Saif Zaib off the bowling of Taylor, for 134 with Luke Fletcher and Calvin Harrison both 1 not out.
Richard Levi would be the first man out for the hosts as he was caught by Hales off the bowling of Matt Carter for 6 before Vasconcelos would be caught by Carter off the bowling of Fletcher for 12. Adam Rossington would be caught by substitute Dane Paterson off the bowling of Jake Ball of 22 before a 104-run partnership between Josh Cobb and Rob Keogh was ended with the latter caught by Trego off the bowling of Harrison for 45.
Cobb would be next man out, caught by Harrison off Fletcher’s bowling for 62 off 32 balls before Parnell would be caught by Paterson off the bowling of Ball for 14. Taylor would be the last man out for 6 as he was caught by James off the bowling of Ball with Zaib and Graeme White not out with 22 and 0 respectively.
Northants host Birmingham tomorrow night while Notts travel to Durham at the same time.
NOT 214/7 (20 overs), NOR 200/7 (20 overs)
Glamorgan vs Essex Eagles
Glamorgan won the toss and elected to field first.
Tom Westley would be caught by Nick Selman off the bowling of Ruaidhri Smith for 7 before Will Buttleman was caught by the same player off the bowling of Andrew Salter for 36. Michael Pepper would be caught by wicket-keeper Chris Cooke off Marnus Labuschagne for 29 before Paul Walter would be bowled by Salter.
Feroze Khushi would be caught by Cooke off the bowling of Timm van der Gugten for 17 before Jimmy Neesham would be the final wicket to fall, caught by sub Callum Taylor off the bowling of Smith for 21 – Simon Harmer and Jack Plom not out for 18 and 8 respectively.
The hosts would lose David Lloyd for 14 as he was caught by Walter off the bowling of Plom before a 110-run partnership between Selman and Labuschagne was ended with the former caught and bowled by Harmer for 65 off 45 balls. The Australian would be the last man out for 59 as he was caught by Jamie Porter off the bowling of Sam Cook with Colin Ingram and Cooke the not out batsmen with 11 and 5 respectively.
Essex host Sussex tomorrow night while Glamorgan travel to Surrey tonight.
ESS 153/6 (20 overs), GLA 156/3 (19 overs)
Kent Spitfires vs Gloucestershire
Kent won the toss and elected to bat first.
Joe Denly would be bowled by David Payne in the opening over for 4 before Ollie Robinson was bowled by Josh Shaw at the end of the following over for 2. Alex Blake would be caught behind by Glenn Phillips off the bowling of Payne without scoring before captain Daniel Bell-Drummond was bowled by Graeme van Buuren for 51 off 39 balls.
Jordan Cox would be the last man out, caught by Matt Taylor off the bowling of Payne for 15 as Jack Leaning and Darren Stevens would be the not out batsmen with 81 (off 51 balls) and 16 respectively.
The visitors’ opening pairing of Miles Hammond and Chris Dent would put on 51 before Dent was caught by Leaning off the bowling of Matt Milnes for 40 with Hammond following in the next over as he was LBW to Qais Ahmad for 14. Ian Cockbain was caught & bowled by Denly for 7 before Phillips would be caught by Cox off Ahmad for 38.
Jack Taylor (9) would be the fifth man out as he was caught by Blake off Denly before Benny Howell was bowled by Fred Klaassen for 44 at the start of the final over. Matt Taylor would be caught by Milnes the following ball with van Buuren run out for 18 by Ahmad with a ball remaining.
Kent travel to Glamorgan tomorrow night while Gloucestershire travel to Middlesex on Thursday night.
KEN 183/5 (20 overs), GLO 178/8 (20 overs)
18:30 – Surrey vs Glamorgan (South)
17:30 – Middlesex vs Hampshire Hawks (South, live on Sky)
18:30 – Durham vs Notts Outlaws (North)
18:30 – Northants Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears (North)
18:30 – Somerset vs Kent Spitfires (South)
18:30 – Yorkshire Vikings vs Leicestershire Foxes (North)
19:00 – Derbyshire Falcons vs Lancashire Lightning (North)
19:00 – Essex Eagles vs Sussex Sharks (South)
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