It’s 2000 runs for Jos Buttler in the Vitality Blast after hitting his first half century in the 2021 competition. While Joe Clarke posted a career best 136 in T20 and Vitality Blast matches for Nottinghamshire Outlaws
Lancashire Lightening vs. Worcestershire Rapids
After his England call-up for the Sri Lanka series, Jos Buttler (55) passed 2000 Vitality Blast runs as he hit his first half-century in the 2021 edition of the competition. Despite Jos’ and Liam Livingstone’s (25) best efforts the Lightening posted a very gettable 132-4.
The Rapids duly claimed an 8 wicket victory to knock the Lightening off the top of the North Group.
Derbyshire Falcons vs. Birmingham Bears
Batting first the Falcons posted 160-8 (Matt Critchley 7), before the Bears ran out the winners by 3 wickets (Ed Pollock 4).
Leicestershire Foxes vs. Durham
Durham overcame the Foxes to make it two wins from two matches. Chasing 169, Durham reached their target with 6 balls remaining (Scott Borthwick 12).
Northants Steelbacks vs. Nottinghamshire Outlaws
A career best Vitality Blast and T20 136 from Joe Clarke helped to secure a 14 run win for the Outlaws over the Steelbacks.
Sussex Sharks vs. Hampshire Hawks
Sussex took the win by 9 wickets after the Hawks set them a target of 155 (James Vince 36).