Warwickshire losing streak continues, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Durham register victories
Centuries from Alex Wakely, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Billy Root proved vital as they helped Northamptonshire, Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire respectively to victories while all-round effort from Durham saw them overhaul Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Day Cup encounters in the North Group.
Northamptonshire 326-4 (Wakely 109no) beat
Lancashire 324-8 (McLaren 79) by six wickets
Royal London Cup, North Group, Liverpool
Northamptonshire won the toss and decided to field first. After Alex Davies (0), Haseeb Hameed (7) and Liam Livingstone (10) fell early, Karl Brown (58) and Dane Vilas (61) consolidated the innings following which Ryan McLaren (79) and Jordan Clark (76 not out) provided late flourish to take Lanacshire to 324 for eight in their 50 overs.
In response, even though Josh Cobb (9) fell early, Wakely (109 not out) had supports from Rob Newton (44), Richard Levi (63) and Rob Keogh (69) to help the team complete the chase in 46.4 overs with six wickets in hand.
This is Northamptonshire's first win in the tournament and are placed seventh in the table.
Durham 215-5 (Cook 67) beat
Leicestershire 211 (Chappell 69) by five wickets
Royal London Cup, North Group, Gosforth
Durham won the toss and decided to field first. Leicestershire were rattled early by a four wicket haul from James Weighell (4-34). Lewis Hill (44) and Zak Chappell (59 not out) provided some respite amid a batting collapse to help Leicestershire post 211 before they were dismissed in 49.5 overs.
Durham had no problem whatsoever in the chase as Stephen Cook (67), Mark Richardson (51) and Paul Collingwood (65 not out) scored half centuries to complete the chase in 43.2 overs with five wickets in hand.
This is Durham's second win in four games and are placed fifth in the table.
Worcestershire 342 (Kohler-Cadmore 118) beat
Yorkshire 291 (Handscomb 88) by 51 runs
Royal London Cup, North Group, Worcester
Daryl Mitchell (69) and Kohler-Cadmore (118) provided a solid opening stand of 135 runs after Worcestershire was invited to bat first by Yorkshire.
Even though Matthew Waite (4-65) and Steven Patterson (3-67) brought Yorkshire back into the game sharing seven wickets between them but Joe Leach (41) and John Hastings (33) provided late contribution to take Worcestershire to 342 runs before they were bowled out in 48.5 overs.
In the chase, Adam Lyth (59) provided a solid start but regular fall of wickets dented their chances. Even though, Peter Handscomb (88) waged a lone fight, Yorkshire succumbed to a 51-run defeat. Worcestershire and Yorkshire are placed at first and second positions in the North Group.
Nottinghamshire 303-6 (Root 107no) beat
Warwickhsire 293 (Trott 104) by 10 runs
Royal London Cup, North Group, Birmingham
Billy Root (107 not out) slammed his maiden List A century while Steve Mullaney (89) and Michael Lumb (56) scored valiant knocks to help Nottinghamshire post 303 for six, replying to which Warwickshire managed only 293 runs despite a fine century from Jonathan Trott (104) and a half century from Ian Bell (51).
Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire are positioned fourth and eighth in the table after the result.
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