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Leicestershire beat Durham by 5 wickets in their last One Day Cup match

Cameron Delport 122 helps Leicestershire beat Durham by 5 wickets
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Durham won the toss and decided to bat against Leicestershire at the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, in their final One Day Cup match of the season.

Durham 240 (Ryan Davies 61, Barry McCarthy 43, Michael Richardson 43)

Leicestershire 243-5 (Cameron Delport 122, Colin Ackerman 50)

Result Leicestershire won by 5 wickets

Durham lost wickets on a regular basis throughout their innings   and were never able to really get going and only an impressive 43 from number 10 batsmen Barry McCarthy, them over 200 to their total of 240 all out.

Leicestershire, in reply, put on 93 for the first wicket in the run chase. But the third wicket partnership between Cameron Delport (122) and Colin Ackerman (50) proved crucial for the home team, who were comfortably taken over the winning line by Ateeq Javid  and Tom Wells by 5 wickets.

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