Sussex Sharks beat Somerset by 35 runs in the Vitality Blast Semi Final

Sussex Sharks beat Somerset by 35 runs in the Vitality Blast Semi Final
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Sussex Sharks won the toss and decided to bat at Edgbaston this afternoon, in the second Vitality Blast semi-final, against Somerset.

Sussex Sharks 202-8 (Luke Wright 92, David Wiese 52; Jerome Taylor 4-20)

Somerset 167-8 (Tom Abell 48, Corey Anderson 48; Jofra Archer 3-32)

Result – Sussex Sharks won by 35 runs

Luke Wright hit a brilliant 92 and supported by David Wiese 52 took Sussex Sharks to a formidable 202-8. Jerome Taylor 4-20 was the pick of the Somerset bowlers.

In reply, Somerset struggled to keep up with the run rate, except for brief exciting partnership between Tom Abell and Corey Anderson. Somerset  were eventually reduced to 167-8 off their 20 overs.

 

Sussex Sharks - Philip Salt, Luke Wright(c), Laurie Evans, Delray Rawlins, David Wiese, Michael Burgess(wk), Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Will Beer, Danny Briggs, Tymal Mills

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

 

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