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YB40, June 19: As it happened

10:34pm - That rounds off another day of domestic action. We will be back tomorrow when there are two more Yorkshire Bank 40 games, together with the opening exchanges in two LV= County Championship fixtures.

@ChrisTremlett33 on Twitter: Sussex vs Kent.. Wow!! What a game..

10:29pm - RESULT! Kent Spitfires (337/7) beat Sussex Sharks (336/5) by three wickets at Canterbury - Jones hits Wright for four before Claydon is run out seeking the winning run. It matters not as Wright sends down a wide to bring the game to a close.

That is an extraordinary chase from the Spitfires, who looked set for a heavy defeat when Sussex’s openers shared 194 inside 19 overs. Wright’s hundred for the visitors was outstanding, but Stevens proved even more destructive and Northeast – a third centurion - also played a wonderful hand.

10:24pm - Mitchell Claydon, on loan from Durham and not renowned for his batting ability, hits a six from the first ball he faces to take Kent to the brink of a stunning win.

10:20pm - Could there yet be a twist in the tale at Canterbury? Northeast is stumped for 115 off Beer, who then dismisses Calum Haggett for a two-ball duck. Kent are six down and need 14 runs from as many balls.

10:06pm - Northeast eases any Kent nerves, bringing up a 90-ball hundred by striking Liddle for four and collecting another boundary two balls later.

Kent subsequently end the 36th over of their chase needing just 21.

10:02pm - Ben Harmison cannot quite replicate Stevens' efforts. He goes for one, lbw to Beer, meaning Geraint Jones will join Northeast with 43 required.

9:58pm - Not only do Kent appear likely to win, they may actually make it home with quite a few balls to spare! But wait ... with 46 needed from 43, Stevens falls to Anyon for 118.

9:52pm - Just as Chris Nash offered valuable support to Wright earlier in the day, so Northeast has played a key role in his side's innings. The opener is now on to 94 from 86 balls and Kent require 62 off 48.

9:46pm - Take a bow Darren Stevens! His hundred arrives from 44 balls, with 10 fours and six maximums. Wow!

9:40pm - Stevens has now overtaken Northeast and celebrates with consecutive sixes off Luke Wright, Sussex's standout performer with the bat. Kent's target is now down to 85 from 11 overs and the hosts must now be favourites.

9:29pm - Kent continue to keep pace with the required rate and we look to be in for a thrilling finish at Canterbury.

9:18pm - Stevens goes four, four, six in Rory Hamilton-Brown's first over, which yields 20, to race past 50 from just 24 deliveries! Kent need 133 off 96 balls and still have eight wickets intact.

9:15pm - The evergreen Stevens takes 16 from a Will Beer over and could be the key man as events draw toward a conclusion.

9:06pm - Darren Stevens has made a confident start, cracking James Anyon for six in the 21st set of six, which ends with Kent 160 for two.

8:51pm - Northeast has followed Key to a half-century but Kent are now two down, Liddle having had Blake caught behind with the score on 132 in the 17th over.

8:37pm - Sussex strike a valuable blow as Chris Liddle ousts Key for 52. Alex Blake is Northeast's new partner.

@kentcricket on Twitter: 50 up for Rob Key! Kent 106/0 in the 12th. #superkent

8:29pm - Key and Northeast take their stand to 100 in the 12th over. It has been an excellent day for openers at Canterbury. Kent still need a further 237.

8:17pm - The runs keep on coming, Kent reaching 73 without loss at the end of the mandatory powerplay.

8:01pm - Kent are going to give this a good go! They have taken 41 from the first four overs through Sam Northeast and Rob Key. It must be a decent track at Canterbury.

7:50pm - RESULT! Glamorgan (265/8) beat Leicestershire Foxes (231 all out) by 34 runs - A Welsh triumph always appeared likely after Leicestershire lost three wickets in the space of six balls early in their chase. Glamorgan leapfrog their vanquished opponents in Group C.

Kent have begun their pursuit of 337.

7:34pm - Anthony Ireland is run out to leave Leicestershire eight down and still 61 shy of their target with 25 balls remaining.

7:28pm - Haggett is entrusted to bowl the final over and gives up a further 12 to finish with a dismal analysis of 8-0-97-2. Machan is unbeaten on 41 as Sussex post a mammoth 336 for five.

7:20pm - Burns falls to the expensive Graham Wagg for 71 and that is surely the end of Leicestershire's challenge.

At Canterbury, Haggett has picked up the wicket of Yardy for 46. The seamer ends his seventh over with figures of 2-83. Sussex have 12 balls to add to their 317 for five.

7:18pm - Credit to Burns, who is doing his best to keep Leicestershire in the game. The Australian now has 67, but his team need 82 from 45 deliveries.

@SussexCCC on Twitter: YB40 - 300 up as Yardy powers one through the covers for 4. Sussex 302-4, Yardy 39*, Machan 18* in the 36th over.

7:03pm - Glamorgan move closer to victory as Ned Eckersley departs to Alex Jones for 14. Burns has pressed on to 43 from 66, but looks set to finish on the losing side.

Sussex have started to find the boundary more frequently again, thanks to Michael Yardy and Matt Machan.

6:48pm - RESULT! Notts Outlaws (190/6) beat the Netherlands (188/7) by four wickets at Truro - Taylor finishes unbeaten on 90 as Notts make it seven wins from as many Yorkshire Bank 40 games to retain command of Group A. Mullaney contributed a swift 26 from 16 balls before being run out the ball before his side’s victory was completed.

Sussex are 259 for four in the 31st over, Stevens having claimed the scalp of Hamilton-Brown for 31.

Leicestershire, five down, require an unlikely 129 from the final 12 overs to defeat Glamorgan.

@GlamCricket on Twitter: Thornely is well caught by Alex Jones at long-off to give Dean Cosker a wicket. Leics 116/5 in the 25th over

6:35pm - Burns responds to ecb.co.uk's hurry-up call with successive fours off Will Owen.

Sussex lose a third when Joyce falls to Darren Stevens for 11, while Steven Mullaney has quickly found his stride to leave the Netherlands requiring something drastic.

6:27pm - Taylor's innings looks particularly valuable given that Notts have now lost a fifth wicket. Chris Read is the latest to fall cheaply, although a target of 36 from 35 balls should not pose too much of a problem, particularly with Taylor 79 not out.

Joe Burns is really struggling to score at Grace Road. The Australian has 12 from 47 balls and needs to accelerate soon if Leicestershire are to have any chance at all.

With their openers gone, Sussex are now progressing at a far more sedate pace through Rory Hamilton-Brown and Ed Joyce.

6:15pm - Kent are belatedly fighting back, Brendan Nash removing namesake Chris for a 58-ball 83. With 18 overs still to come, Sussex are 210 for two. Can they get anywhere near the record 40-over score of 386 for three posted by Surrey against Glamorgan three years ago?

Notts now need just 45, but Leicestershire's asking rate is up to nine an over.

6:01pm - A wicket at last for Kent, breaking a scintillating opening stand of 194 in 18.3 overs! After conceding 56 in 20 deliveries, Calum Haggett has Luke Wright caught by Adam Riley, the only home bowler going at less than 10 an over. Wright cracked 115 off 61 balls and heaven knows how many Sussex will end up with here.

Shiv Thakor has been run out at Grace Road, where Glamorgan appear to have total control.

Taylor's fine YB40 season is continuing, the number three now 69 not out as Notts close on victory over the Netherlands despite Cowan's departure.

5:54pm - Wright reaches his century from just 54 balls, with the aid of 13 fours and five sixes. Remakably, Sussex are still going along at more than 10 an over!

5:40pm - Cooper strikes again to oust Samit Patel for eight. Notts need 91 from 20.1 overs as Ed Cowan joins Taylor.

Sussex have 140 on the board from 13 overs, which is pretty outstanding by any standards.

5:33pm - It may be Wright who is stealing the show at Canterbury, but Nash is not suffering much in comparison. He brings up a 33-ball fifty with his eighth four.

It has been a wonderful 10 minutes for Glamorgan, who now have Leicestershire three down after O'Brien edged Hogan through to wicketkeeper Mark Wallace.

5:29pm - Jim Allenby makes it two wickets in as many balls when trapping Greg Smith lbw for a golden duck.

With Taylor three shy of a half-century at Truro, Lumb falls to Tom Cooper's off-spin for 35. Despite that setback, Notts are in command.

@GlamCricket on Twitter: Allenby bowls Cobb in the 9th over. Leics 60/1.

5:23pm - The Sussex surge continues as Chris Nash finds the fence to take the scores into three figures.

All three batting sides are prospering in the early evening and Leicestershire have picked up the pace to reach 57 from eight overs, with the in-form Cobb leading the way.

5:11pm - Wright brings up a fantastic fifty from 29 balls and Sussex end the mandatory eight-over powerplay on 81 for nought.

Notts have passed 50, with Taylor and Lumb both progressing at around a-run-a-ball, while Leicestershire have made a steady start to their chase through Josh Cobb and Niall O'Brien.

@SussexCCC on Twitter: YB40 - Wright and Nash going great guns here.. 50 up after 5.5 overs...!

5:01pm - Kent - and Davies in particular - cannot find a way to stop Wright, who has dashed to 31 in five overs.

Notts are now going along nicely after Hales' early exit.

And, at The Oval, England have reached the Champions Trophy final with a comprehensive seven-wicket hammering of South Africa!!

4:52pm - Luke Wright is off to a flier for Sussex, collecting two maximums and a four from successive balls in Mark Davies' second over.

Leicestershire are up and running.

4:43pm - Alex Hales' wretched run of form continues. Having been dropped from Nottinghamshire's four-day team last week, he has registered another duck today. James Taylor and Michael Lumb, two players boasting plenty of runs this summer, are now together in the middle.

4:36pm - Having lost Goodwin for 41 two balls after Cosker’s exit, Glamorgan finish on 265 for eight. The end of their innings may not have gone entirely to plan, but that will still take some overhauling.

Sussex Sharks are about to get things started at Canterbury, while Notts Outlaws are already under way at Truro in pursuit of 189 to defeat the Netherlands.

4:23pm - Dean Cosker is only able to add four runs from six balls and, all of a sudden, the Welsh side are losing a bit of impetus. Goodwin is now the key man with a little over three overs remaining, needing some willing support from the lower order to ensure Glamorgan finish with a flourish.

4:15pm - Wagg doesn’t stay at the crease for long; in fact he is there for just one ball as Buck picks up his second wicket of the over to give his figures some respectability.

At Canterbury, Kent Spitfires have won the toss and will bowl first. That game will get started in around 25 minutes.

4:13pm - A handy 57-run partnership for the seventh wicket between Michael and captain Peter Borren has, at least, given the Netherlands bowling attack something to work with. Borren was run out for 28 in the final over, while Michael finished unbeaten on 34, as the Dutch team post 188 for seven from 40 overs.

Cooke became Glamorgan’s second half-centurion of the game, making 55, before he became Buck’s first victim. Murray Goodwin has looked assured as he moves on to 35 from 21 balls and the veteran Zimbabwean is now joined by Graham Wagg for the final few overs.

3:48pm - As we approach the final quarter of Glamorgan’s innings, Allenby is trudging back to the changing rooms after being run out following a neat piece of work from Ireland. Cooke has 45 from 48 balls and will anchor the visitors’ efforts from here on in.The Netherlands are 147 for six with five overs to go, with some big hitting needed to nudge them towards a competitive score.

3:33pm - We’re into the final 10 overs of the Netherlands innings and Mullaney has bagged his second wicket, that of Szwarczynski for 14. With seven wickets in hand, Glamorgan are poised for a big total and Jim Allenby, who has hit two fours and a six from his first 17 balls, looks to be the man to light the fuse.

3:21pm - North is only able to score 11 before he is caught down the leg side by Foxes wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien off Taylor. Taking wickets at regular intervals in the middle overs is keeping the hosts in the game at Grace Road as Glamorgan look to press on.After a couple of setbacks, the Netherlands innings has hit the buffers. Eric Szwarczynski and Dom Michael are attempting to put together a sixth-wicket stand, but the run rate has now dropped below four runs an over. Notts are doing a good job of keeping things tight.

3:12pm - In his second over, Steven Mullaney has snared Gruijters for 25, which brings to an end a sprightly 29-ball knock that featured two fours and a six.The removal of Cooper the next over, bowled by Fletcher for 49, will be the wicket which most pleases Outlaws skipper Chris Read, however, as the Netherlands number four looked in good nick. That double strike has put Notts on top, as they restrict the Dutch side to 105 for five with 15 overs remaining.

@TrentBridge on Twitter: New ball please, Tommy 'Just like that!' Cooper puts one in the Truro river.

2:58pm - Wallace is now also on his way back to the pavilion, after playing uppishly to Ned Eckersley at short cover to give Naik his second scalp. Glamorgan are 100 for two, meaning Chris Cooke and captain Marcus North are the men looking to keep their innings moving in the right direction.Gruijters has launched Graeme White over the boundary rope as the Netherlands continue their recovery.

2:45pm - The Foxes have a breakthrough! After Wallace, pictured, brings up a 42-ball fifty, Bragg succumbs to Naik with the score 86. The opening pair have certainly laid a good platform for the away side.Cooper is in impressive form at the moment, with 161 runs from his last three YB40 innings, and is playing an important role again this afternoon. James Gruijters is his new ally at the middle.

2:37pm - A 47-run stand for the third wicket from Barresi and Tom Cooper ensured the Netherlands weathered the early storm, but the former has now departed for a patient 20. Sam Wood earned reward for three tight overs while Cooper remains unbeaten on 31, a knock which has already featured four fours and a six.Glamorgan are motoring, with Rob Taylor and Jigar Naik taking the punishment. The pair, like Buck, are leaking runs at eight an over as the visitors plunder the Leicestershire attack at will.

2:23pm - Both teams who lost the toss earlier this afternoon seem to be faring pretty well. Glamorgan are 52 without loss from nine overs, while Notts are in the ascendancy at Truro, where the Netherlands are 43 for two from 10 overs.

2:02pm - Shahzad’s really in the groove. With the second delivery of his second over, he bowls Swart for one to reduce the Netherlands to 11 for two.After their exhilarating start, Glamorgan have been reined in somewhat with Anthony Ireland going for a miserly three runs from his first two overs.

1:55pm - Ajmal Shahzad has made an immediate impact, trapping Myburgh lbw with his first ball. Myburgh took five runs from Luke Fletcher’s first over before succumbing to the former Yorkshire man. Wicketkeeper Wesley Barresi is an at three.Buck’s first over cost 17 runs, but Foxes skipper Joshua Cobb has kept faith with his young seamer.

1:49pm - Early fireworks at Grace Road! Bragg, pictured, has signalled his intentions by hitting Nathan Buck for three consecutive boundaries! The Glamorgan opener hit the first two balls for four, the second of which was a no-ball, before sending the second legal delivery of the game into the stands. Cracking stuff.Boosted by their victory against Worcestershire Royals last time out, Stephan Myburgh and Michael Swart will be looking to give the Netherlands a positive start.

@leicsccc on Twitter: TEAM: Matthew Boyce is unwell, Ned Eckersley comes into the side

1:22pm - Glamorgan opening pair Will Bragg and Mark Wallace will be strapping on their pads after the Foxes won the toss and elected to to bowl. At Truro, the Netherlands have decided to have a bat.

@TrentBridge on Twitter: Jake Ball will miss the game due to a back injury, Sam Wood takes his place

1:05pm - The matches at Truro and Grace Road start at 1:45pm with the day/night game at Canterbury getting underway at 4:40pm. While we wait for the tosses, why not have a read of the team news for today’s games?

1pm - Good afternoon and welcome to ecb.co.uk’s live text commentary on all three of today’s Yorkshire Bank 40 games. In Group A, the Netherlands are taking on leaders Notts Outlaws at Truro while Kent Spitfires host Sussex Sharks later this afternoon. Leicestershire Foxes face Glamorgan in Group C, meanwhile.

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