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Review: Royal London One-Day Cup: August 8

All the action from today's six rain-affected matches in the Royal London One-Day Cup as Group A leaders Yorkshire Vikings beat Leicestershire Foxes while Middlesex Panthers and Durham triumphed in Group B. 

By Will Jackson & Callum Dent

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9pm - Below are the results from today's six matches:

Group A

Andy Hodd, given a chance following Jonny Bairstow’s England Lions call-up, blasted 69 off 43 balls as Yorkshire Vikings maintained their position at the top of Group A with a three-wicket Duckworth/Lewis victory over Leicestershire Foxes at Grace Road.

Muhammad Azhar Ullah returned fine figures of 5-38 to help dismiss Hampshire for 249 at the Ageas Bowl. However, rain prevented Northants Steelbacks from starting their run-chase.

Gloucestershire were 55 for one when their clash with Essex at the Essex County Ground was abandoned due to the elements.

Group B

Paul Collingwood and Graham Onions, who delivered a triple-wicket maiden over, both snared four scalps as Durham defeated Glamorgan by 53 runs at the SWALEC Stadium.

A half-century from Chris Nash proved in vain as Sussex Sharks lost to Middlesex Panthers by 21 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground.

Kent Spitfires were 48 for two chasing 232 to beat Notts Outlaws at Trent Bridge when the wet weather moved in. 

8.48pm - RESULT! Durham beat Glamorgan by 53 runs at the SWALEC Stadium. Collingwood and Onions finish with four wickets apiece as the former dismisses James Harris to end Glamorgan's innings on 133. That is some effort by the visitors to defend 185.

8.45pm - RESULT! Middlesex Panthers beat Sussex Sharks by 21 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground. Middlesex are well ahead of their D/L target and claim the two points. 

8.33pm - RESULT! Notts Outlaws versus Kent Spitfires at Trent Bridge abandoned due to rain.  Another match falls victim to the terrible weather. Kent were 48 for two chasing 232 for victory.

8.17pm - Collingwood is enjoying himself now, picking up a huge wicket, his third of the innings. Rudolph edges behind to depart for a fine 61. Is that the game for Durham now?

7.57pm - Durham are closing in on victory in Wales. Collingwood has a second, bowling Graham Wagg for three.

7.56pm - RESULT! Essex Eagles versus Gloucestershire at the Essex County Ground abandoned due to rain.   The elements win at the Essex County Ground with Gloucestershire 55 for one. 

7.39pm - Glamorgan are six down at the SWALEC as Paul Collingwood has Mark Wallace caught behind. Jacques Rudolph remains unbeaten on 44. 

Rain soon takes the players off at Trent Bridge, while the wet weather continues to keep Essex and Gloucestershire off the field at the Essex County Ground.

7.30pm -  Ajmal Shahzad claims a key wicket in his second over at Trent Bridge, taking a return to catch to see off Sam Northeast for 21. The Spitfires are 44 for two chasing 232.

7.14pm -  Ben Stokes gets in on the act now at the SWALEC Stadium. Chris Cooke edges behind to leave Glamorgan 53 for five chasing 186.

Middlesex lose their first wicket at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Dawid Malan departing for 33. 

7.12pm - RESULT! Hampshire versus Northants Steelbacks at the Ageas Bowl abandoned due to rain. The wet weather prevents the Steelbacks from starting their chase at the Ageas Bowl. Both teams take one point from the clash. 

7.02pm -  John Hastings traps veteran Murray Goodwin in front to leave Glamorgan four down. 

Kent's pursuit of 242 to beat Notts Outlaws starts badly as Daniel Bell-Drummond is caught behind off Jake Ball for a duck. 

6.30pm - Notts lose James Franklin and Sam Wood to Bollinger and Mitchell Claydon respectively late on in their innings. The Outlaws finish on 228 for seven.

6.19pm - Graham Onions is single-handedly dragging Durham back into the contest at the SWALEC Stadium with a triple-wicket maiden. After dismissing Will Bragg, the seamer removes David Lloyd and Jim Allenby for ducks.

6.16pm - RESULT! Yorkshire Vikings beat Leicestershire Foxes by three wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis method at Grace Road. Hodd, given a chance due to Jonny Bairstow's England Lions call-up, plays a stunning innings to get the Vikings over the line. The former Sussex wicketkeeper-batsman finishes on 63 not out off 43 balls. Pyrah hits a six to complete the win in style and the White Rose stay top of Group A.

6.06pm - Yorkshire require 17 from the final 12 balls at Grace Road. Half-centurion Andy Hodd and Richard Pyrah are at the crease.

Glamorgan are 21 without after four overs of their reply to Durham's 185 all out.

6.03pm - Notts are losing a little momentum now as Riki Wessels is bowled Doug Bollinger for 29. 

5.53pm - Kent snare another Outlaw wicket, Ben Harmison dismissing Samit Patel for 33 to reduce Notts to 146 for four with eight overs remaining. 

Tim Bresnan departs for 24 at Grace Road, becoming the economical Shreck's second scalp. 

5.48pm - Yorkshire require 48 off 36 balls to beat Leicestershire at Grace Road.

The rain is falling at the Ageas Bowl, delaying the Steelbacks' quest for 250 to beat the hosts.

5.28pm - Steffan Piolet's unbeaten 33 lifts Sussex Sharks to 248 for nine versus Middlesex Panthers at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground.

5.26pm - Steven Mullaney reaches a run-a-ball half-century at Trent Bridge. 

5.23pm - Yorkshire are in trouble at Grace Road. In pursuit of 191 in 32 overs, the Vikings slip to 91 for six as Scott Styris ousts Adil Rashid and Jack Leaning. 

5.13pm - Roland-Jones has two wickets in as many balls to leave Sussex nine down. The seamer bowls both Will Beer and Chris Liddle. 

Lloyd snares his fourth scalp in his three-over spell, removing Graeme Onions to dismiss Durham for 185.

Chambers' third wicket sees Hampshire all out for 249 at the Ageas Bowl.

5.05pm - Azhar Ullah has a five-for!  He bowls Dawson to leave the hosts on the brink. 

5.04pm - Azhar Ullah strikes for the fourth time at the Ageas Bowl, dismissing Matt Coles to leave Hampshire 227 for eight.

Yorkshire suffer another blow as Kane Williamson perishes to Ben Raine for 20.

4.53pm - What an over from David Lloyd in Cardiff. His first set of six of the innings has picked up three wickets for just four runs, with Paul Coughlin also falling to a second-ball duck.

Yorkshire started well after the rain break but Andrew Gale has been bowled for 10, 140 needed off 108 deliveries.

4.51pm -  A crucial innings of 49 from Stokes has comes to an end. Crucial for the team, but also for him personally, having seen the troubles he was having a few weeks ago. He's helped the score up to 171 in the 41st over, but is soon followed back by John Hastings, who is out second ball.

Wood doesn't last long for Hampshire, but he got a handy 18 before becoming Maurice Chambers' second wicket.

4.44pm - Eight overs to go at the Ageas Bowl, and Hampshire have been held back by the quick flurry of wickets. Liam Dawson and Chris Wood are both capable of quick runs however and will pose a threat to the Northants bowlers.

4.26pm - The news from Leicester is that Yorkshire will require a further 164 from another 21 overs to win.

Azhar Ullah has got Michael Bates out first a first-ball duck, his third of the innings.

4.23pm -  Ben Brown is run out for nine at Hove. Could the loss of wickets at regular intervals prevent them from posting as high a score as they had threatened?

4.19pm - Smith's innings of 59 comes to an end, an important breakthrough for the Steelbacks. Elsewhere, Notts have been forced off due to rain but there will be a re-start at Grace Road at 4.45pm.

Keaton Jennings has fallen for a duck as the Durham slump continues.

4.07pm - Cachopa nicks behind to the part-time spin of Dawid Malan for 24.

The Durham collapse is well and truly on as Scott Borthwick is the latest victim, they're now rather precariously placed at 129 for five.

3.58pm - Sussex are well placed for the final 20 overs, with Craig Cachopa and Matt Machan settling themselves in before the powerplay comes. They are 160 for three.

Paul Collingwood has been in great form so far in this tournament, with two fifties and a century already, but has gone for just one, as Hogan gets his third victim. Ben Stokes is the not out batsman at the other end.

Will Smith becomes the second Hampshire batsman to reach a half-century today, with Hampshire 170 for three after 34 overs.

3.39pm - Calum MacLeod and Phil Mustard put on 101 for the second wicket in Cardiff, but the Scotland international has been trapped in front by the spin of Dean Cosker. Just over 20 overs gone for Durham.

Michael Lumb has got the Outlaws innings moving despite losing his opening partner. He's scored a flurry of boundaries off Doug Bollinger.

3.34pm - Nash and Joyce have gone in quick succession for Sussex, while Notts' Sam Kelsall has also been sent walking back to the changing rooms.

3.11pm - The players have been sent scurrying at Grace Road, with the home side well in front on Duckworth-Lewis. Now that they have played for 10 overs in the second innings, there will a result one way or another, and Yorkshire need to be on 57, they are 27 for two.

Sussex have gone past 100 in the 18th over, with Chris Nash reaching 50.

2.59pm - Lyth skies the ball but it only gets as far as first slip, who takes a running catch. It looks like it could be a struggle for the Vikings, they are 20 for two after eight overs.

Jimmy Adams goes at the Ageas Bowl as Muhammad Azhar Ullah gets the first wicket of the day on the south coast.

2.47pm - Gloucestershire and Essex are the latest sides to fall foul of the weather.

2.34pm - Michael Carberry threatens briefly for Hampshire but is gone in the ninth over, caught on the boundary.

Chris Nash and Ed Joyce have picked up where Wright left off, with the Sharks moving past 50 in the ninth over.

There's a big breakthrough for the Foxes at Grace Road. The dangerous opening partnership of Adam Lyth and Alex Lees has been broken, with Lees edging Charlie Shreck behind.

2.12pm - David Masters gets a breakthrough in the very first over for Essex, but it's thanks to the brilliance of James Foster who stumps Hamish Marshall.

Luke Wright began at a canter at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, but his fun has been ended on 14, trapped lbw by Toby Roland-Jones.

2.01pm - Michael Hogan removes Durham skipper Mark Stoneman with the second ball of the match. 

There's rain in Nottingham though, a pity considering the form of the two sides involved.

1.39pm - Fisher bowls the penultimate over at Grace Road, but Leicestershire take to the 16-year-old as it costs 15 runs. Raine cleared the ropes again.

1.37pm - It is clearly a bat-first day as that is the consensus amongst the county captains, apart from Ryan ten Doeschate at the Essex County Ground. Sussex Sharks, Notts Outlaws, Durham and Hampshire have all whacked the pads straight on.

 

1.18pm - The 44th over from Pyrah costs 15. Ben Raine does almost all the damage with a six and a pair of fours. Leicestershire need this acceleration.

1.08pm -  In one of the 2pm starts, Mark Turner is in the Northants squad to face Hampshire after completing a loan move from Derbyshire .

The 54-run partnership at Grace Road is brought to an end by Pyrah, who gets Wells for 24.

12.57pm - Brooks has finished his bowling for the day, with figures of 10-2-26-2, he's helped restrict the hosts to 149 for six with 12 overs to go.

However a good partnership between Tom Wells and Matthew Boyce will have given the Foxes some hope. Boyce has gone past 50.

12.24pm - Another big wicket has gone down at Grace Road, and it's the New Zealander Scott Styris who has been dismissed. Fisher gets his first of the day after the Foxes skipper looked to be aggressive.

12.08pm -  Shiv Thakor is the latest man to go as Rich Pyrah gets in on the act, knocking back the off stump.

12.01pm - The stumping was actually carried out by Andrew Hodd, but it's another useful scalp for the visitors, who are picking up regular wickets to check the progress of the Foxes.

11.42am - Adil Rashid is brought into the attack by Andrew Gale, and gets a wicket with his second ball. A loopy full toss is hit by Niall O'Brien straight to Kane Williamson on the midwicket boundary. 68 for three.

11.25am - Brooks has been told he can take a break after an opening spell that read 7-1-15-2. Adam Lyth takes up the attack with 16-year-old seamer Matthew Fisher and the Foxes are 51 for two after 15 overs.

11.05am - The 10-over powerplay is done and Leicestershire are 28 for one. It has been hard going for the hosts in overcast early-morning conditions. Jack Brooks and the in-form Tim Bresnan have bowled well too.

10.30am - Yorkshire have won the toss at Grace Road and, having named an unchanged side from yesterday's convincing win, have chosen to bowl first once again.

10.00am - Good morning and welcome to today's live blog of the Royal London One-Day Cup. There are six matches in all, they are as follows:

Group A

Leicestershire Foxes v Yorkshire Vikings, Grace Road, 10.30am start

Essex Eagles v Gloucestershire , the Essex County Ground, 2pm

Hampshire v Northants Steelbacks , Ageas Bowl, 2pm

Group B

Glamorgan v Durham, SWALEC Stadium, 2pm

Notts Outlaws v Kent Spitfires , Trent Bridge, 2pm

Sussex Sharks v Middlesex Panthers , BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, 2pm

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