Somerset beat Notts Outlaws by 19 runs Vitality Blast QF

Not to be for Notts today - Somerset beat Notts Outlaws by 19 runs Vitality Blast QF
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Notts Outlaws won the toss and decided to bowl at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton in the Quarter Final match against Somerset on the reserve day today.

Somerset  209 - 5 (Lewis Gregory 60*, James Hildreth 52, Tom Abell 46*; Matthew Carter 1-26)

Notts Outlaws 190 (Alex Hales 45; Jamie Overton 5-47)

Result - Somerset won by 19 runs

Somerset scored 209 -5 mainly thanks to Lewis Gregory 60*, James Hildreth 52 and Tom Abell 46* who batted brilliantly.

In reply, Notts Outlaws were up with the run rate but kept losing wickets and were unable to put together a partnership of any substance and were eventually bowled out for 190. Jamie Overton was the hero with the ball for Somerset  taking  5-47 and Alex Hales top scored for Notts Outlaws with 45.

Somerset are now through to Finals Day with Sussex Sharks, Worcestershire Rapids aand Lancashire Lightning at Edgbaston on 15 September.

 

Somerset - Johann Myburgh, Steve Davies(wk), Peter Trego, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Corey Anderson, Lewis Gregory(c), Roelof van der Merwe, Jamie Overton, Jerome Taylor, Max Waller

Notts Outlaws - Riki Wessels, Alex Hales, Jake Libby, Steven Mullaney, Tom Moores(wk), Daniel Christian(c), Samit Patel, Luke Fletcher, Matthew Carter, Ish Sodhi, Harry Gurney

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