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An Outstanding Start

By Gary Watton
July 7 2017

Perhaps chastened by their dismal capitulation against Somerset the previous day, Yorkshire hit the ground running against the formidable Nottinghamshire Outlaws with a pyrotechnics batting performance. Mindful of the fact that the visitors had only just won the Royal London One Day Cup, the Vikings had to be at their best, and from a batting point of view the hosts did indeed score a perfect ten. Chief architect of the demolition of the in-laws was Adam Lyth who clearly seems more at home in one-day cricket than in the longer version. Meanwhile Shaun Marsh also enjoyed an impressive debut. Maybe the only thing that Yorkshire did wrong was not save some of their runs bonanza for the next match against Derbyshire Falcons!

YORKSHIRE VIKINGS versus Nottinghamshire Outlaws; in Leeds; Twenty20; Friday July the seventh. YORKSHIRE won the toss.

YORKSHIRE VIKINGS: 227 for five (off twenty overs)

Lyth c Moores b Fletcher 82 (153-3)

Kohler-Cadmore c Moores b Gurney 5 (21-1)

Willey c Lumb b Patel 25 (70-2)

Marsh not out 60

Leaning b Gurney 17 (177-4)

Handscomb c Lumb b Gurney 21 (212-5)

Bresnan not out 8

Extras: nine

Gurney: 4-0-49-3


Nottinghamshire Outlaws: 179 for eight (off twenty overs)

Lumb c Rashid b Bresnan 1 (33-1)

Hales c Willey b Rafiq 47 (55-2)

Wessels c and b Rafiq 19 (77-3)

Patel b Rashid 10 (84-4)

Christian c Rashid b Willey 23 (138-5)

Mullaney c Willey b Patterson 39 (147-6)

Moores not out 23

Wood c Handscomb b Patterson 0 (148-7)

Sodhi run out [Willey] 0 (149-8)

Fletcher not out 11

Extras: eight

YORKSHIRE VIKINGS win by 48 runs.


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