CricketTim David, Alex Hales, Will Smeed and David Willey Shine On T20 Blast Day
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Tim David scored 42 runs in 26 balls in the T20 Blast for Lancashire and helped the team win another match. Northamptonshire will regret some indiscipline bowling in the final over from New Zealand’s Jimmy Neesham.

Neesham had to defend just six in the final over but seemed to have bowled two wides and a no-ball even after taking two wickets, including Tim David, leaving Lancashire needing three off the final ball.

Neesham then bowled a wide to give the batsmen a single, then gave a no-ball full toss to give Lancashire a two-wicket win. Chris Lynn was unwell and could not play for Northamptonshire. Saif Zaib, who came in his place, scored an unbeaten 57 off 41 balls to take the team 6-153 on the pitch used at Old Trafford.

David claimed his first wicket in the T20 Blast when he bowled Neesham for three in the 16th over and dealt a big blow to the Northamptonshire’ innings. While chasing, David’s three big sixes brought the home team closer to victory.

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At the same time, Nottinghamshire star Alex Hales played a blistering innings of 91 runs in 33 balls with the help of five sixes and 12 fours. Batting first, Derbyshire scored 178 runs. Jake Ball took 4 wickets for 40 runs in 4 overs for the Notts. Match winning performances from Hales and Jake Ball helped Notts win by seven wickets.

Marnus Labuschagne made just one for Glamorgan in the third match, and later while bowling leg-spin, he leaked 19 runs in an over. He would like to forget this night. Michael Neser was the most economical of Glamorgan’s bowlers, his 17 off 13 balls as Somerset chased down a target of 174 with 5.5 overs to spare.

Somerset opener Will Smeed smashed eight sixes and seven fours in his 94 off 41 balls, while Tom Banton (45) and Riley Rossouw (30 no) ended the match.

Kiwi batsman Tim Seifert scored 35 off 21, while Ravi Bopara scored an unbeaten 54 off 36. As a result, Middlesex suffered their first defeat of the season. Middlesex’s Australian pair Jason Behrendorff (1–23 on his debut with County) and Chris Green (1–29) had a wicket each.

Middlesex had scored 163 runs in 19.4 overs, with Behrendorff being the last man out, 2 runs at the non-striker’s end and Green remained unbeaten on 22 off 11 balls.

A rain delay meant Sussex were given a target of 146 in 17 overs and with 10 needed in the final over, Bopara hit a six at long-on, then hit the team with a leg-glanced boundary off the next ball.

At Headingley, Yorkshire chased Durham’s 8-207 with great ease. Yorkshire easily won the high-scoring encounter by three wickets. Yorkshire openers Adam Leith (77 off 33) and David Willey (75 off 39) were instrumental in reaching the target in Yorkshire with 14 balls to spare.