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FLt20: As it happened, July 28

Notts Outlaws comfortably beat Lancashire Lightning to secure a home Friends Life t20 quarter-final, Durham Dynamos kept their hopes of progressing alive and Leicestershire Foxes ended their campaign with a morale-boosting win.

RESULT! Notts Outlaws (194/6) beat Lancashire (134) by 60 runsNotts end their campaign with a victory that seals top spot in the North Group. Lancashire finish second and will also be in the last eight.

5:35pm - White claims a wicket after the resumption to end with fine figures of 5-22; Lancashire are sinking without a trace.

RESULT! Durham Dynamos (187/3) beat Derbyshire Falcons (150) by 37 runsDurham keep their quarter-final hopes alive with a comfortable victory, their fourth in a row in this format.

5:22pm - Play will resume in eight minutes at Trent Bridge.

5:10pm - It appears to have stopped raining in Nottingham. Elsewhere, it's proved a damp squib of a day for Derbyshire, for whom the writing is now on the wall as they lose a seventh.

4:57pm - Rain has stopped play at Trent Bridge, where Lancashire appear to have little chance of emerging victorious.

4:45pm - Graeme White traps Steven Croft lbw and ousts Simon Katich caught and bowled in the same over to all but end the Red Rose's challenge.

RESULT! Leicestershire Foxes (106/0) beat Yorkshire Vikings (105 all out) by 10 wicketsCobb ends on 52 and Smith 39 as the Foxes cruise home with 7.5 overs to spare.

4:39pm - Derbyshire's hopes take a severe blow as Chesney Hughes and Wayne Madsen fall in quick succession, the former for 34.

4:28pm - Greg Smith and Josh Cobb continue Leicestershire's serene progress towards victory. Durham have taken command on the back of Graham Onions bowling Shivnarine Chanderpaul.

4:20pm - Chesney Hughes and Wes Durston give Derbyshire a good start at the Emirates Durham ICG, while Karl Brown falls at Trent Bridge when slog-sweeping Patel to deep midwicket.

4:10pm - What a start for Notts' bowlers, Samit Patel taking a return catch to oust Stephen Moore with the innings' first ball.

3:57pm - Notts and Durham have posted commanding totals, the former ending on 194 for six and the latter 183 for three.

3:46pm - Yorkshire are dismissed for just 105, while Muchall reaches a half-century just prior to losing Borthwick, Tim Groenewald trapping the left-hander lbw. Riki Wessels and Chris Read are accelerating for Notts.

3:37pm - There will be no century for Hales, who is run out for 82 by Smith's excellent direct hit. Gordon Muchall and Scott Borthwick are impressing for Durham.

3:33pm - The departure of David Hussey has slightly hindered Notts amid Yorkshire losing another two quick wickets.

3:26pm - Yorkshire lose Alex Lees, run-out for 32, and Will Rhodes in the same over to be five down. Notts are on course for a total beyond 200, with Durham's sights likely around 180.

3:17pm - This is remarkable from Hales, who has just struck Tom Smith for three successive sixes. Elsewhere, Durham have lost Stoneman and Yorkshire Gary Ballance.

3:10pm - Dan Redfern gets rid of Mustard, caught at long-on, but Durham remain on top. Meanwhile, Hales has reached an excellent half-century from 33 balls and Yorkshire have lost another wicket, Dan Hodgson the man to go.

3:03pm - Lumb has fallen at Trent Bridge, but his 15-ball 30 has given the hosts a terrific start. Hales, having been dropped by Mitchell McClenaghan, is on 24 with Notts 59 for one after six overs. Durham, meanwhile, ended their powerplay 45 for none.

2:50pm - Mark Stoneman and Phil Mustard have given Durham a fine start, while Alex Hales and Michael Lumb have done likewise for Notts. Yorkshire, meanwhile, have lost Adam Lyth cheaply, Anthony Ireland rearranging the stumps.

2:38pm - Here we go then. The three games, two of which carry great significance, are about to get under way.

2:10pm - Hello and welcome to our live coverage of today's three Friends Life t20 games. Lancashire Lightning are tackling Notts Outlaws in a crucial encounter that will decide which side secures a home quarter-final, Durham Dynamos and Derbyshire Falcons are battling it out to keep their hopes of progression alive while Leicestershire versus Yorkshire is a dead rubber.

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