James Vince marathon goes in vain as Glamorgan chase down 333

James Vince registered his highest List A score
James Vince registered his highest List A score
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James Vince's highest List A score of 178 was not enough for Hampshire as Glamorgan went on to chase 333 runs in the final over with three wickets in hand riding on a century from Colin Ingram. Elsewhere Surrey flexed their bowling muscle to dismiss Kent for 204 in a chase of 252 while Adam Hose and Jim Allenby powered Somerset to a comfortable victory.

Glamorgan 334-7 (Ingram 115) beat
Hampshire 332-6 (Vince 178) by three wickets
Royal London Cup, South Group, Southampton

After Marchant de Lange (5-49) rocketed the top order of Hampshire, Vince (178) and Liam Dawson (74) consolidated the innings with their 221-run stand. Even though, Dawson fell in the 44th over, Vince stepped up hitting 18 boundaries and five sixes to register his highest List A score.

Despite, Vince missed out on a double century, Hampshire ended the innings strong at 332 for six in their 50 overs.

William Bragg (27) and Andrew Salter (25) got a decent start for Glamorgam but the decisive innings came from Ingram (115), who rallied the innings with an unbeaten half-century from Chris Cooke (59 not out) to complete the chase in 48.5 overs.

Surrey 251-7 (Foakes 82no) beat
Kent 204 (Billings 69) by 47 runs
Royal London Group, South Group, London

Mark Stoneman (10), Kumar Sangakkara (19) and Rory Burns (11) fell early in the Surrey innings but Jason Roy (44) came up with a run a ball innings but once again the saviour for Surrey was Ben Foakes (82 not out).

Despite, Sam Billings' (69) 65-ball knock, Kent were bowled out for 204 runs with Stuart Meaker (4-37) and Sam Curran (3-43) sharing seven wickets between them.

Somerset 294-6 (Hose 101no) beat
Gloucestershire 215 (Taylor 68) by 79 runs
South Group, Royal London Cup, Bristol

Allenby (90) and Hose (101 not out) took centre stage in the innings from Somerset as they piled up 294 for six in their 50 overs. Only Jack Taylor (68) showed some resilience in the chase as Gloucestershire were bowled out for 215 in 41.5 overs.

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