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Liam Trevaskis leads by example to end Lancashire’s unbeaten record

Liam Trevaskis produced late exploits to guide Durham to a final victory against previously unbeaten Lancashire in their Vitality Blast clash.

The home side looked set to suffer their fourth straight loss in their 131 chase amid exceptional bowling from Richard Gleeson, but Trevaskis managed 16 runs from seven ball to lead his team down the line with three bullets to spare.

Lancashire had produced an under-par effort with the bat, mustering just 130 from their 20 overs.

Gloucestershire bowlers produced a remarkable fightback in Hove to beat Sussex by four runs in a final thriller.

The visitors took eight wickets for 23 runs in six overs to move into third in the South Group.

It was a spectacular slump for Sussex, who appeared on course for a routine win when they went 118 for three in the 14th and headed towards their target of 146.

Yorkshire opened the North Group table with a 10-wicket win over Birmingham at Edgbaston.

The Bears elected to strike but were knocked out for 101 with 19 unused balls. Yorkshire then moved to 106 unbeaten from 12.5 overs as Adam Lyth hit 58 from 45 and Dawid Malan 38 from 33.

Nottinghamshire kept their campaign alive with a convincing five-wicket win at Leicestershire.

After beating the home side for a dismal 123 in 19 overs, the Outlaws headed home with 6.4 overs to spare after fly-half Alex Hales launched
their response by breaking 44 out of 16 balls.

Ben Duckett’s undefeated 44 completed the win and handed the Foxes a third straight loss.

Hampshire took four out of four wins with a nine-point victory over Glamorgan in Cardiff.

After being put to bat, the visitors went over 134 for four against a strong display of Glamorgan bowling.

But, on a tricky surface, the hosts never really got the better of the chase. A few big shots from Dan Douthwaite at the back gave them hope, but he became the fourth victim of Brad Wheal’s career best five for 38 in the final.

Derbyshire secured back-to-back wins in the space of 24 hours to bolster their qualification hopes with a 39-point success over struggling Worcestershire.

Shan Masood continued his excellent form in all competitions with a healthy 65 of 168 for seven after the Falcons were at bat.

The Rapids looked in control as they reached 92 for three in the 12th to collapse, losing six wickets for 27 runs and falling well short.

Jordan Cox broke a career-high 94 to lead South Group Kent wrestlers to a surprise 32-point win over Somerset at Taunton.

The visitors posted 202 for five after losing the draw and Somerset could only manage 170 for nine in response.

Feroze Khushi brought his second form XI to Essex as he unleashed a first-half Vitality Blast to help his side to a 61-point win over Middlesex.

Paul Walter also had 58 as the Eagles went 186 for six before Matt
Critchley took his Blast tally to 12 wickets with three for 22 and Sam Cook
returned a magnificent three for 18 as the visitors were eliminated for 125 at
extend their losing streak to five matches.


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