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FLt20, July 30: As it happened

Somerset beat Warwickshire Bears in a thrilling contest to join Northants Steelbacks in the quarter-finals, while Glamorgan's defeat against Gloucestershire Gladiators puts Durham Dynamos through to the final eight.

9:13pm - RESULT! Somerset (175/5) beat Warwickshire Bears (165/3) by 10 runs at Edgbaston. A superb last over from Yasir Arafat yields just three runs and, despite putting on 100 together, Maddy and Evans were unable to secure a dramatic win. Somerset go through to the quarter-finals.

RESULT! Worcestershire Royals (182/6) beat Northants Steelbacks (145/6) by 37 runs at The County Ground. The group winners end with a defeat as Moeen Ali hits 72 and takes five wickets for Worcestershire.

RESULT! Gloucestershire Gladiators (145/1) beat Glamorgan (141/5) by nine wickets at SWALEC StadiumMichael Klinger’s unbeaten 86 helps Gloucestershire shock Glamorgan and Durham Dynamos are through to the last eight.

Warwickshire require 14 from the last four balls.

9:04pm - Laurie Evans moves to 45 with a maximum. Warwickshire make another 11 runs towards their total. They need 22 from the final two overs. 

Meanwhile, Gloucestershire are rapidly closing on victory.

9:00pm - Maddy brings up his fifty from 37 balls with a boundary, then adds four more from the next ball. Warwickshire need 33 from 18 deliveries. Gloucestershire require 20 from 30 and Glamorgan's hopes are fading.

8:54pm - A big over from Warwickshire sees 18 runs added to their score. The requirement is now 52 fom 30 balls.

Ali has ended with a five-for as he takes two further wickets in his last over. Northants 112 for four.

8:50pm - Who will be taking these quarter-final spots? Warwickshire need 70 from 36 balls or Somerset will be through. Glamorgan are in trouble with Gloucestershire requiring 36 runs from 42 deliveries to record a victory that would secure Durham's last-eight place.

8:40pm - Glamorgan make a breakthrough as they battle for a quarter-final place. Chris Dent has been dismissed by Nathan McCullum for 25, with Michael Klinger then bringing up his fifty from 37 balls as Gloucestershire reach 87 for one.

Alex Wakely hit Moeen for two sixes in the same over at Northants...yet the bowler has the last laugh by taking his third wicket of the contest with the next delivery. Wakely departs for 17.

8:34pm - That is a big over from Craig Meschede. The first ball ended Porterfield's knock and Rikki Clarke was caught behind from the final delivery. Warwickshire are now 65 for three, needing another 111 runs from 11 overs.

8:30pm - Will Porterfield and Darren Maddy moved their partnership to 50 from 33 balls but the next delivery saw the former caught on the midwicket boundary for 31.

Northants have a second wicket as Kyle Coetzer departs for 23. Moeen Ali has both to go with his knock of 72.

8:20pm - Richard Levi has settled in for Northants. After being on seven from 12 balls, he is now unbeaten on 29 from 21 having hit four fours and a six. The home side are 47 without loss from six overs.

8:12pm - Simon Jones is making his first Friends Life t20 appearance of the season tonight and concedes four runs off his first over. Gloucestershire are 23 for no loss after three.

8:00pm - All three games are back under way. In 20 overs' time, we will know two more quarter-finalists.

7:46pm - Glamorgan will have to defend 141 if they are to reach the quarter-finals. Allenby ends unbeaten on 85 after crashing the last ball for another six.

Somerset finish on 175 for five. Kieswetter's 76 put the pressure on the home side at Edgbaston, but Rankin's three-over spell which brought two wickets and conceded just nine runs brought his team right back into contention.

Worcestershire made 182 for six from their innings, helped by an entertaining 72 from Moeen.

7:42pm -  A half-hearted appeal from Rankin for an LBW but the ball was heading down leg-side. That was a big over from Warwickshire to halt Somerset's charge, though.

7:40pm - Kieswetter's innings comes to an end when Boyd Rankin rearranges his stumps. And Rankin strikes again immediately to remove James Hildreth. Hat-trick ball coming up...

7:35pm - Warwickshire strike back at Somerset as Compton is deceived by a slower ball from Chris Woakes and departs for 32.

Allenby hits his third six of the innings as he moves to 70 for Glamorgan.

7:30pm - Craig Kieswetter has produced a very solid innings so far for Somerset and brings up his 43-ball fifty with a four. To celebrate, he smashes the next two balls for six! That over from Darren Maddy cost Warwickshire 24 runs.

Glamorgan have lost Murray Goodwin for 11.

7:24pm - Laurie Evans misses a big chance for Warwickshire as he drops Nick Compton on 21 and suffers an injury in the process.

Glamorgan are 93 for three with five overs left, Allenby bringing up his fifty from 42 balls.

Worcestershire are now five down as Ross Whiteley is bowled by Olly Stone. Moeen's innings has put them in a strong position, though.

7:20pm - Moeen Ali's entertaining knock comes to an end at Northampton. He made 72 from 45 balls before being taken on the boundary off Steven Crook.

7:15pm - Glamorgan have lost another two wickets in their must-win encounter. Benny Howell ousts Chris Cooke and Nathan McCullum lasts just four balls before falling to Chris Dent. Glamorgan are 73 for three after 12 overs.

7:08pm - After hitting six boundaries in 12 deliveries - including two sixes - Trego is stumped for 32 following some great work by wicketkeeper Peter McKay. 

Gloucestershire have checked Glamorgan's progress as Marcus North is bowled by Benny Howell, leaving the home side 57 for one.

Daryl Mitchell departs at Northants after being run-out for 19.

6:54pm - Matthew Spriegel strikes twice in his first over of the game for Northants. After a good start, Worcestershire lose Ben Cox for 27 and Alexei Kervezee for one and slip to 48 for two.

Peter Trego survives a run-out appeal at Edgbaston, with Somerset now 43 for one. 

Glamorgan continue their good progress, with Jim Allenby hitting the first maximum of the contest to move to 31 not out.

6:42pm - But that has stopped their momentum! Chris Jones skies a catch to mid-on and Somerset are 26 for one.

Worcestershire have reached 25 without loss after four overs against Northants.

6:40pm - Somerset have made a steady start at Edgbaston and are 23 for no loss at the start of the fourth over.

6:30pm - We are under way in all three games.

6:20pm - It should be a simple night for permutations. Glamorgan know a win will see them through, while whoever wins at Edgbaston will also qualify for the last eight. But if there is a tie or no result between Warwickshire and Somerset, both sides will be eliminated providing Glamorgan win their game. A defeat for the home side at the SWALEC Stadium will mean Durham Dynamos - who finished third in the North Group - will go through.

6:05pm - In the winner-takes-all clash at Edgbaston, Warwickshire will have a bowl after winning the toss.

Gloucestershire have chosen to field against Glamorgan while Worcestershire have elected to bat versus Northants.

6:00pm - Hello and welcome to our live coverage of today's three Friends Life t20 games. Warwickshire Bears and Somerset square off at Edgbaston, where the winner will go through to the quarter-finals, while Glamorgan can book their spot in the last eight with a win at home against Gloucestershire Gladiators. In the other game Northants Steelbacks, who have already won the group, welcome Worcestershire Royals to the County Ground.

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