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Run-Fest at the Blackfinch Ground sees Worcestershire in One Day Cup Triumph

Callum Ferguson (192) helps Worcestershire triumph over Leicestershire
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Leicestershire won the toss and decided to bat at the Blackfinch Ground New Road, Worcester and it was a good decision for the visitors who put on an imposing 376-5 in their allotted 50 overs.

Leicestershire 376-5 (Paul Horton 79, Ben Raine 83 , Mark Cosgrove 70, Colin Ackermann 71*;

Ed Barnard 3-64)

Worcestershire 380-4 (Joe Clarke 62, Callum Ferguson 192,Daryl Mitchell 50 and Brett D'Oliveira 54*)

Result Worcestershire won by 6 wickets

Skipper Paul Horton (79), Ben Raine (83) , Mark Cosgrove (70) and Colin Ackermann (71*) batted superbly to take Leicestershire to a record 50 over total in the One Day Cup. Ed Barnard (3-64) was the pick of the Worcestershire bowlers.

Worcestershire set about the run chase with gusto and Joe Clarke (62), Callum Ferguson (192), Daryl Mitchell (50) and Brett D'Oliveira 62* all contributed to Worcestershire's record total in an 'A' List match of 380-4. Callum Ferguson (192) was outstanding with 192 from 143 balls hitting five sixes and 21 fours on debut.

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