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RL One-Day Cup, July 26: As it happened

Re-cap today's Royal London One-Day Cup matches as Derbyshire Falcons secured the only win of the day as they beat the rain - which forced wash-outs in the other six games - to sneak a 29-run Duckworth/Lewis Method win over Somerset at Taunton.

By Glen Robertson & Matt Somerford

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Group A

Derbyshire Falcons claimed the only win, by 29 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis Method, of a soggy day as Wayne Madsen's 45 helped them to 134 for seven from 14 overs before Somerset were bowled out for 74.

Gloucestershire bowled out Yorkshire for 227 but their reply only got as far as five without loss before the rain rolled in at Scarborough.

Rain prevented any play in the match between Leicestershire Foxes and Surrey at Grace Road.

Group B

Notts Outlaws are top of Group B as they followed yesterday's thumping win over Warwickshire with a point from the visit of Glamorgan, who had reduced them to 83 for three before the weather arrived.

There was no play in the matches between Kent Spitfires-Essex Eagles, Sussex Sharks-Lancashire Lightning and Middlesex-Warwickshire.

6.20pm - RESULT! Derbyshire (134/7) have beaten Somerset (74) by 29 runs at Taunton - Ben Cotton claims a couple of wickets in the final over and Somerset are bowled out for 74 to hand Derbyshire a 29-run win on the Duckworth-Lewis Method. The only result of the day!

6.15pm - Thakor speeds through an over that costs three, although the cost of the over is irrelevant. Bowling it is the only concern Derbyshire have. For the record, Somerset are 67 for eight with six balls left.

6.11pm - There is drizzle in the air to add a bit of drama at Taunton where Groenewald has now also departed to leave the hosts 59 for eight and relying on rain. Derbyshire need to fire through these last couple of overs to make sure of the result.

6.09pm - Somerset need 50 from 18 balls. Tim Groenewald has just cleared the ropes though.

6pm - Somerset are in deep trouble as they lose four wickets in the space of 11 balls. After Trego's exit, Thakor has Tom Cooper caught by Tom Poynton. Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton then both fall to List A debutant Greg Cork in the next over. Somerset are 37 for six after five overs.

5.46pm - Hose crashes Ben Cotton to the boundary but is then bowled later in the over. Somerset 10 for two.

5.40pm - Play to resume in five minutes at Taunton. The target has been reduced to 104 from 10 overs. So 99 needed from nine overs.

5.28pm - And now it's raining. The players head off!

5.26pm - Mark Footitt strikes in the first over of Somerset's reply. Jim Allenby is caught at cover and the hosts finish the first over five for one. Adam Hose is the other opener on his List A debut.

5.14pm - Derbyshire complete their 14 overs and have set Somerset a testing 134 for seven. Alex Hughes hit back-to-back fours in the final over before being run out off the last ball going for a second.

5.09pm - Madsen crashes a Jamie Overton full toss to the cover fielder after a blistering 45 from 27 balls.

5.03pm - A quickfire stand of 38 between Shiv Thakor and Madsen ends when the former is held by Gregory off Craig Overton for 13 from seven balls.

4.52pm - That was an eventful Craig Overton over in the end as it costs 19 - in addition to getting the wicket of Durston. Six no-balls later in the over meant Derbyshire were quickly moving forwards again. They're 83 for four with five overs left.

4.47pm - Wayne Madsen finds the boundary from back-to-back balls to give Derbyshire's innings a kick along. Durston falls soon after though, skying Craig Overton into the gloves of Michael Bates, and the Falcons are 70 for four after 8.2 overs.

4.42pm - RESULT! Yorkshire (227) have shared the points with Gloucestershire (5/0) - The rain forces a sixth match to be abandoned today. Gloucestershire will feel slightly short changed as they bowled Yorkshire out for 227, but the weather has ruled the roost in most places today.

4.39pm - Lewis Gregory gets a second wicket as he bowls Billy Godleman and Derbyshire are 44 for three after six overs....there's a bit of rain in the air though.

4.21pm - Derbyshire lose an early wicket as Max Waller superbly runs out Rutherford for 15 from 10 balls as the Kiwi came back for a second.

4.13pm - Game on at Taunton! Jamie Overton has the new ball with Hamish Rutherford and Wes Durston the Derbyshire openers.

4pm - They feel enthused enough by the weather down at Taunton to name their teams...

3.50pm - Check that good news from Somerset. It's raining again. Covers back on.

3.42pm - RESULT! Nottinghamshire (83/3) and Glamorgan match abandoned - Another one bites the dust as the rain ruins hopes of a result at Welbeck CC.

There is an inspection going on at Taunton.

3.30pm - The rain continues to fall at Welbeck where the prospect of any further play is decreasing. The umpires are having a look.

2.57pm - RESULT! Middlesex v Warwickshire match abandoned at Lord's - Another washout. That's four today and Taunton might follow soon.

They are off at Scarborough too with Gloucestershire five without loss after two overs.

2.53pm - The latest start time at Taunton is 4.41pm when a 10-overs-a-side match could be played.

2.18pm - RESULT! Leicestershire v Surrey match abandoned at Grace Road - The weather wins at Leicester as well. That's three games now that have been called off without a ball being bowled. More may follow.

2.12pm - There will be a 3pm inspection at Taunton while the rain has returned at Grace Road.

1.57pm - Yorkshire are bowled out from the final ball of their 50 overs for 227. Tim Bresnan slapped a couple of sixes in the final two overs before being caught by Chris Dent off Smith the end the innings.

Craig Miles was the pick of the Gloucestershire attack with 4-29 from nine overs. Thirty-nine of his 54 deliveries were dots!

1.47pm - Gloucestershire break that pesky ninth-wicket stand as Smith pins Patterson in front for 24. Will these be valuable late-order runs for Yorkshire? Two overs to go at 209 for nine.

1.37pm - RESULT! Sussex v Lancashire match abandoned - We have a second rained off match of the day. The weather prevented a ball being bowled at soggy Horsham.

1.24pm - A Fuller over costs 17 - with six no-balls inflating that mark - to lift Yorkshire to 175 for eight after 41 overs.

1.08pm - Steven Patterson survives the hat-trick ball but Yorkshire are now 151 for eight. Hopes of reaching 200 now rely on Tim Bresnan for the hosts.

1.07pm - Two in two for Miles! Liam Plunkett feathers a catch behind first ball. For the second time today, a Gloucestershire bowler is on a hat-trick...

1.04pm - It looks glorious in Scarborough. Shame it's not like that everywhere else! The home fans may not be enjoying the cricket as much as the weather, though. Yorkshire are now seven down as Hodd is ousted by Craig Miles for seven.

12.59pm - Some good news at last...

12.55pm - Yorshire are six down for 148. Will Rhodes is out for 32 - the third Vikings batsman to be dismissed in the early 30s - caught by a superb diving catch by Michael Klinger at slip.

12.49pm - More bad news, I'm afraid. It's raining again at Horsham and Lord's. It's still just the one game in progress, with only two having seen any action at all today.

12.32pm - Big wicket for Gloucestershire. Ballance nicks behind for 31, giving Kieran Noema-Barnett his first wicket of the contest. Yorkshire are 128 for five. Andy Hodd comes to the crease. He's replaced Jonny Bairstow in the team, can he replicate Bairstow's habit of rescuing Yorkshire?

12.21pm - Yorkshire are 106 for four after 25 overs, in the only game that's currently taking place. 

12.11pm - The match at Tunbridge Wells has been abandoned. Kent Spitfires and Essex Eagles each take a point after no play was possible.

12.02pm - Lunch will be taken at 1pm at Taunton with no play due before then. Middlesex, meanwhile, are hoping the forecast rain in the capital will miss Lord's this afternoon. There's a lot of weather-watching going on today.

11.59am - Will Rhodes sees off the hat-trick ball at Scarborough. Rhodes and Ballance have a huge job on their hands now, though.

11.57am - Another for Gloucestershire! Fuller has two in two as he cleans up Jack Leaning first ball. Yorkshire are 82 for four and Fuller is on a hat-trick...

11.55am - When you drop a catch you immediately want a chance to put it right. Geraint Jones puts down Maxwell at mid-off from the third ball of the 18th over. The very next ball Maxwell was out for 33, caught at mid-off by.... Geraint Jones! 

11.46am - That Howell over went for 15, with Ballance striking the last ball for four. It's his first boundary to take him to 10 from 25 deliveries. Maxwell, meanwhile, has 27 from 28.

11.40am - The rain returned at Somerset, so there has been no inspection there yet. Notts and Yorkshire are both steadily rebuilding in the two games that are taking place. Brendan Taylor and Samit Patel's partnership is worth 35 at the former while Glenn Maxwell and Gary Ballance's stand at North Marine Road is up to 24.


11.25am - They're taking an early lunch at Tunbridge Wells as the rain continues to fall. The bad weather arrives just in time for the Royal London One-Day Cup - and the kids' summer holidays. Typical.

11.18am - It appears a number of Glamorgan supporters have missed the early wickets...

11.15am - A wicket at each game. Notts are in a bit of a hole at 23 for three after James Taylor edges Michael Hogan behind for three. At Scarborough, a similar dismissal accounts for Andrew Gale,with Craig Miles the bowler and Gareth Roderick doing the honours behind the stumps.

11am - Oops. Sorry Yorkshire fans. Lees is caught behind for 14 off James Fuller, leaving the hosts 24 for one. 

10.54am - It's a much better start for Yorkshire, who are 20 without loss from five overs. There's not much news to bring you from elsewhere - the rain continues to fall around the country.

10.49am - What a huge over for Glamorgan! First Ruaidhri Smith has Hales caught at mid-on and he then sees Wessels taken on the square-leg boundary four balls later. Notts are eight for two and the two men who caused carnage yesterday in their win over Warwickshire are back in the pavilion.

10.30am - Alex Hales strides to the middle with Riki Wessels for Notts. Can they match their exploits from yesterday? Meanwhile, David Payne bowls to Alex Lees to start things off in Scarborough.

10.25am - Our first games start in five minutes. To fill the gap, we have previews for each of the groups available here, for Group A, and here, for Group B.

10.19am - There will be an inspection at Taunton at 11.30am if there is no more rain.

10.10am - First the bad news. There's a bit of rain around this morning and we have delayed starts at Lord's, Tunbridge Wells, Grace Road, Taunton and Horsham.

In the other two games, Yorkshire have won the toss and will bat at Scarborough while Glamorgan have chosen to bowl first at Nettleworth.

10am - Hello and welcome to live text coverage of today's seven Royal London One-Day Cup matches today. The competition got under way yesterday with reigning champions Durham beating Northants Steelbacks, thanks to Paul Collingwood's best List A knock, and Alex Hales going beserk as Notts Outlaws won against Warwickshire.

On today's menu is:

Group A

Leicestershire Foxes v Surrey, Grace Road

Somerset v Derbyshire, Taunton

Yorkshire Vikings v Gloucestershire, Scarborough

Group B

Kent Spitrifes v Essex Eagles, Tunbridge Wells

Middlesex v Warwickshire, Lord's

Notts Outlaws v Glamorgan, Nettleworth

Sussex Sharks v Lancashire Lightning, Horsham

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