As the final round of the Natwest T20 Blast 2017 kicked-off on Friday, the eight teams for the quarter-finals of this edition has been finalised with Leicestershire and Somerset just managing to make it to the top eight.
After Derbyshire restricted Leicestershire to 104 for nine in the 20 overs, Wayne Madsen led the chase with an unbeaten 49 run knock as the home side completed a seven wicket victory in the Natwest T20 Blast North Group encounter in Derby.
Grant Elliott and Keith Barker shared seven wickets between them as Warwickshire defended a total of 197 runs against Derbyshire to win the North Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter at Edgbaston by 20 runs.
A blistering 85 run unbeaten knock and a two wicket haul from Wayne Madsen went in vain as Nottinghamshire registered a six run victory while defending 228 runs against Derbyshire in the North Group clash of the Natwest T20 Blast at Trent Bridge.
Jos Buttler played a calm innings under pressure after Matt Parkinson sparked on his debut with a three-wicket haul as Lancashire registered a five wicket win against Derbyshire in the Natwest T20 Blast North Group encounter in Manchester.
Derbyshire managed to held their nerve in a thrilling three run victory in the Natwest T20 Blast North Group clash in Chesterfield over Yorkshire as they maintain their position at the top with two victories from as many games.
Centuries from Billy Godleman and Shiv Thakor followed by a 97 from Gary Wilson help Derbyshire respond to Leicestershire's first innings total of 619 with a score of 532 for eight at stumps on day three of the County Championship Division Two clash in Derby.
Ned Eckersley scored 158 runs at a brisk pace building on the platform laid by centuries from Colin Ackermann and Mark Cosgrove as Leicestershire piled out 619 runs in their first innings in the County Championship Division Two clash against Derbyshire on day two.
Colin Ackermann and Mark Cosgrove scored centuries for Leicestershire as they went on to score 415 for three at stumps on day one against Derbyshire in the County Championship Division Two clash at Derby.
Joe Leach led from the front with a five-wicket haul as Worcestershire completed an innings victory against Derbyshire while Colin Ingram and Chris Hooke scored unbeaten centuries to help Glamorgan come from behind and secure a draw against Nottinghamshire on the final day of the County Championship Division Two clashes.
As rain played spoilsport in Derby and Leicester but Nottinghamshire are in a dominating position after securing a massive 261-run first innings lead against Glamorgan on day two of County Championship Division Two.
An all-round performance from Worcestershire helped them chase 210 runs against Derbyshire while Yorkshire managed to successfully defend 258 runs against Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Cup face-off. With rain playing spoilsport in the encounter between Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire, Lancashire managed to overhaul challenge from Durham riding on a century from Dane Vilas.
Fifties from Alex Hales, Riki Wessels and Samit Patel proved vital as Nottinghamshire chased down a revised target of 286 runs in 46.2 overs with four wickets in hand in their Royal London Cup encounter against Derbyshire.