Lightning Strikes Foxes Down at the Fischer Ground in the Vitality Blast

Lightning Strikes Foxes Down at the Fischer Ground in the Vitality Blast
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Lancashire Lightning won the toss and decided to bowl at the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester tonight against Leicestershire Foxes.

Leicestershire Foxes 142 all out (Mark Cosgrove 31; Liam Livingstone 4-17)

Lancashire Lightning 146-2 (Alex Davies 51*, Keaton Jennings 37*)

Result - Lancashire Lightning won by 8 wickets

At 88-2 after 9 overs Leicestershire Foxes were looking in a good position to push on to challenging score for Lightning. However, some great spin bowling by Liam Livingstone 4-17 and Matthew Parkinson 1-22 skittled the Foxes out for 142.

In reply, Lancashire got off to a Lightning start, hitting 40 off just 3 overs, before Liam Livingstone was out for 28 (inc 6x4s).

After Lilley was out for 19,  Alex Davies 51* and Keaton Jennings 37* took Lancashire Lightning passed the required runs, in a 70 run unbeaten partnership, with 3 overs to spare.

 

Lightning Squad - Liam Livingstone (c), Karl Brown, Jordan Clark, Steven Croft, Alex Davies, James Faulkner, Keaton Jennings, Toby Lester, Arron Lilley, Joe Mennie, Graham Onions, Matt Parkinson, Stephen Parry, Dane Vilas

Foxes Squad - Ackermann (capt), Abbas, Chappell, Cosgrove, Delport, Dexter, Griffiths, Eckersley, Hill, Nabi, Parkinson, Raine, Sayer, Wells.

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