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Yorkshire Bank 40, August 11: As it happened

Live coverage from Sunday's Yorkshire Bank 40 matches, where group leaders Notts Outlaws, Durham Dynamos and Somerset were all victorious.

8pm - That’s all from us on a day of big runs and grandstand finishes in the Yorkshire Bank 40. Hope you all enjoyed it and we will leave you with a summary of where today’s results leave the group standings.

Group A

Notts Outlaws are top with 16 points, four ahead of Kent Spitfires after the teams’ respective triumphs over Northants Steelbacks and Worcestershire Royals. The latter are now second bottom above Warwickshire Bears, who lost to The Netherlands.

Group B

Durham Dynamos and Hampshire Royals continue to set the pace following wins over Scottish Saltires and Essex Eagles. Durham are top, 0.75 points ahead of Hampshire, who are one better off than Surrey. A dramatic last-ball victory over Derbyshire at the Kia Oval kept them in semi-final picture, although Durham and Hampshire have one and two games in hand respectively.

Group C

Middlesex Panthers remain two points behind Somerset after edging The Unicorns by one wicket. The leaders have 13 to their name after a crushing triumph over Gloucestershire Gladiators, who are level with Middlesex and one ahead of Yorkshire Vikings' conquerors Leicestershire Foxes.

7:47pmRESULT! Surrey (297/7) beat Derbyshire Falcons (294/9) by three wickets. It went to the wire at the Kia Oval. Wilson blasted 85 from 61 balls before falling to the first ball of the final over from Tim Groenewald with six runs needed. Tom Jewell was then run out off the penultimate delivery but Tim Linley held his nerve to crash the final ball for four. What drama!

7:42pmRESULT! Hampshire Royals (216 all out) beat Essex Eagles (186 all out) by 30 runs. Napier's late hitting could not save Essex as Sohail Tanvir returned to finish with figures of 4-29 and wrap up a Hampshire victory. 

7:40pmRESULT! Kent Spitfires (289/6) beat Worcestershire Royals (250 all out) by 39 runs. A century at the top of the innings from Rob Key and 93 by opening partner Sam Northeast meant the Royals always faced an uphill task that a fine team bowling display failed to allow them a real shot at. Tredwell, Coles, Davies, Riley and Mitchell Claydon shared two wickets apiece.

7:35pm - RESULT! Middlesex Panthers (209/9) beat The Unicorns (208/7) by one wicket. The Unicorns' search for a Yorkshire Bank 40 victory goes on but, boy, were they close here. John Simpson played the winning hand for Middlesex, registering 50 not out amid a clatter of late wickets. Steven Finn contributed three to a last-wicket stand of 23.

7:30pmRESULT! The Netherlands (248/7) beat Warwickshire Bears (243/8) by five runs. Joy for The Netherlands who held their nerve with some brilliant death bowling in the face of a Chopra's superb century. The hosts collapsed badly after an opening stand of 134, while 125 for the first wicket by half-centurions Stephan Myburgh and Michael Swart set up the Dutch triumph.

7:28pmRESULT! Durham Dynamos (106/2) beat Scottish Saltires (161/6) by eight wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis method. Durham barely broke sweat on their only trip north of the season, Stoneman's accomplished unbeaten half-century making light of a revised target.

7:25pmRESULT! Leicestershire Foxes (232/7) beat Yorkshire Vikings (228/7) by three wickets. That's the way to deal with a grandstand finish - needing three from the final two balls, the Foxes' Rob Taylor launched Wardlaw for six!

7:23pm - RESULT! Somerset (267/3) beat Gloucestershire Gladiators (263/8) by seven wickets. Michael Klinger's magnificent 131 not out made the Gladiators more than competitive but they then had to contend with The Craig Kieswetter Show. Following a superb opening stand alongside Marcus Trescothick, Somerset's hero carried his bat to 126 and victory with 39 deliveries to spare.

7:21pm - Is this going to be another one of those famous Essex stories involving Graham Napier? The big-hitting all-round has a typically belligerent 48 to his name from 34 balls. It remains a tall order for the Eagles because Chris Wood has just had David Masters caught by James Vince for 16. On 186 for eight they need 31 from 13 balls. If anyone can...  

7:15pm - Mark Stoneman brings up 50 and Durham are almost there in their rain-reduced contest with Scotland.

7:11pm Two wickets in two balls for Peter Borren! Surely the Netherlands will triumph at Edgbaston now? First the medium pacer ended Chopra's 111-run stay by drawing the edge behind before Jeetan Patel departed in the same fashion first ball. Steffan Piolet then went for nine to Mudassar Bukhari and the upshot is Warwickshire need 17 from final over with two wickets in hand.

7:05pm - RESULT! Notts Outlaws (207/4) beat Northants Steelbacks (205/9) by six wicketsIt was a stroll in the end for the Outlaws at Trent Bridge, with Alex Hales' 75 backing up three wickets apiece from Ajmal Shahzad and Jake Ball. Even if Kent complete their expected victory over Worcestershire, Notts' lead at the top of Group A will stand at four points.

7:02pm Century for Varun Chopra! Another excellent knock from the Warwickshire opener, but he will have his work cut out in getting his side over the line against The Netherlands. Some fine bowling from the visitors at the business end means the Bears are 206 for five, needing 43 to win off 19 balls. 

6:55pm - Century for Craig Kieswetter! A superb effort from the explosive Somerset hitter. His still unbeaten 109 from 93 balls features nine fours and four sixes. He'll love to be there when the victory target is reached in 19 runs' time.

They're back on in Glasgow as well. Durham need a revised target of 104 from 20 overs. They are currently 50 without loss from 9.4.

Middlesex are 171 for eight and Beavan has fine figures of 3-29 from six after trapping Toby Roland-Jones in front for a duck. Can the Unicorns claim that elusive first win.

Gary Wilson has raced to a quickfire fifty and Surrey are unexpectedly within touching distance. A grandstand finish is in prospect at the Kia Oval.

6:38pm - Big wicket for the Unicorns! Joe Denly is out for 57, bowled by slow left-armer Luke Beaven and Middlesex need 59 more with four wickets left.

Kieswetter is 91 not out and Somerset's recent wobble in losing Peter Trego and Alviro Petersen should not unduly trouble their victory charge.

Leicestershire need 67 runs from the last 10 overs to beat Yorkshire but must do so without Matthew Boyce, who was castled by Iain Wardlaw for 37.

Foster is out caught and bowled, giving Dawson his second wicket. It means Essex are 112 for six and Hampshire are in the driving seat.

A pair of wickets from Kent tweaker Adam Riley means the end is nigh for Worcestershire.

Hales and Patel are gone for 75 and 37 respectively, but Notts need a spectacular collapse to let Northants back into that one.

6:28pm - Essex are past 100 in their chase of 217 to beat Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl, but much now rests on new pairing Graham Napier and James Foster. Greg Smith and Ryan ten Doeschate were well set on 48 and 32 but fell to Sean Ervine and Liam Dawson respectively. The Eagles need 113 from 14 overs with five wickets remaining in a fascinating low-scoring contest.

6:20pm - Some opening batsmen in Group A have really enjoyed themselves this evening. Chopra might have lost partner Porterfield for 62 but he's marching on with 76 and Warwickshire are 150 for one, needing 99 more from 12.1 overs. Hales has 64 for Nottinghamshire and the support of a brisk, unbeaten 36 from Samit Patel means they are cruising to victory over Northants.

Arun Harinath brought up a watchful half-century before falling to Wes Durston and, at 144 for three, Surrey's chase of Derbyshire's 294 for nine looks a tall order even allowing for the wickets in hand.

Middlesex are now five down against the Unicorns, needing 76 to win from 15 overs, while Kieswetter is closing in on three figures to crown a dominant Somerset performance against Gloucestershire.

5:55pm - Notts have lost another, with James Taylor run out cheaply, but a requirement of 108 more runs at a shade over five-per-over should not be too taking - particularly with Alex Hales well set on a run-a-ball 42.

Chopra and Porterfield have half-centuries and Warwickshire's first wicket is now work 120.

England off-spinner James Tredwell has Tom Fell caught by Matt Coles and Kent are well on top of Worcestershire.

In Group B, Durham are under way in Glasgow and 16 without loss in the third over, chasing revised a revisted target of 138.

Roy fell short of a fifty and Vikram Solanki followed cheaply, both to Derbyshire spinner David Wainwright. Surrey are 98 for two chasing 295.

Leicestershire are 98 for three just past halfway against Yorkshire. The stand between Matthew Boyce and Ned Eckersley has added 44.

5:40pm - Trescothick's fun is over as he departs to a superb catch by Gloucestershire skipper Michael Klinger off Benny Howell. Nevertheless, Somerset were 94 for one when the fielding restrictions ended.

Warwickshire are making excellent progress against the Netherlands. Opening pair Varun Chopra and Will Porterfield have put on 95, with 48 and 42 to their respective names. The Bears need a further 154 to win from 23 overs.

Their midlands neighbours Worcestershire recovered well from two early setbacks but have lost Thilan Samaraweera for 22. Davies was the successful bowler once more and has 2-38 from six overs.

5:26pm - Northants needed a breakthrough badly and Lee Daggett obliged by bowling Lumb for 36. The score is 64 for one.

The Group B game between Scotland and Durham is set to resume at 5:45pm with 10 overs lost to rain.

5:24pm - Surrey have made a fine in pursuit of Derbyshire's imposing 294 for four. The hosts are 57 without loss and Jason Roy has 38 of those.

5:16pm - Somerset have raced to 51 in five overs. Openers Marcus Trescothick and Craig Kieswetter have 22 and 27 respectively.

Elsewhere in Group C, Middlesex are 43 for one chasing the Unicorns' 208 for seven.

5:09pm - Worcestershire have lost a second - Matt Coles removing Alexei Kervezee and the score is 40 for two.

5:02pm - Notts have flown out of the blocks in pursuit of Northants' 205 for nine and are 40 without loss midway through the fourth over. Michael Lumb has 27 of those with six fours already.

In attempting to do likewise, Moeen Ali fell for a quickfire 20 to Mark Davies and Worcestershire are 33 for one in the fifth.

If runs are the order of the day in Group A, it's quite the opposite for Essex in Group B. Hampshire have reduced their visitors to seven for two, with Sohail Tanvir accounting for Hamish Rutherford and Ravi Bopara.

Liam Plunkett also has two wickets to his name, striking twice in an over and Leicestershire are 29 for two chasing Yorkshire's 228 for seven.

4:30pm - Here is how things stand at the halfway mark: 

Group A

Alex Wakely’s 59 helped Northants Steelbacks to 205 for nine , while Jake Ball took 3-33 for Notts Outlaws .

The Netherlands scored 248 for seven against Warwickshire Bears . Openers Stephan Myburgh and Michael Swart both passed 50.

Kent Spitfires compiled 289 for six against Worcestershire Royals , with Rob Key making 112 and fellow opener Sam Northeast adding 93.

Group B

Essex Eagles bowled out Hampshire Royals for 216 in 39.2 overs. James Vince top-scored with 68.

Scottish Saltires recorded 161 for six against Durham Dynamos , in a match shortened to 37 overs per side.

Chesney Hughes and Paul Borrington both made half-centuries in Derbyshire Falcon’s 294 for nine against Surrey .

Group C

Yorkshire Vikings made 228 for seven against Leicestershire Foxes , with Gary Ballance top-scoring with 57.

Keith Parsons ended unbeaten on 64 as The Unicorns compiled 208 for seven against Middlesex Panthers .

Michael Klinger carried his bat for 131 as Gloucestershire Gladiators scored 263 for eight against Somerset .

4:14pm -  Some furious last-minute batting is in process around the country. We will have a full round-up of the scores shortly.

4:05pm - Rafiq's stay at the crease was a brief but spectacular one. He got Josh Cobb for a four and then successive sixes before being bowled with the next delivery.

Heartbreak for Northeast as he falls seven runs short of a hundred, after surviving until the 37th over. The Unicorns' Garry Park is also seven short of a personal landmark as he departs for 43, while Stokes takes a second Scottish Saltires scalp.

4pm -  Another flurry of late wickets! Shivnarine Chanderpaul has gone for 25, Wakely departs for 59, Liam Plunkett and Azeem Rafiq fall for Yorkshire and Dom Michael is bowled by Steffan Piolet.

Klinger completes a century,  but he soon sees a fifth partner depart as Alex Gidman is ousted by Kirby. Paul Collingwood gets in on the act with the dismissal of Gordon Goudie.

3:50pm - Tymal Mills is on a hat-trick after removing Dimitri Mascarenhas and Sohail Tanvir! That's the end of his over, though, so he has a bit to wait before going for a third.

Borrington has fallen for 72 from 69 deliveries for Derbyshire, Ballance has gone for 56 while Shahzad follows up his dismissal of Crook by bowling Matthew Spriegel in the same over.

3:45pm -  Brendan Nash is trapped lbw by Brett D'Oliveira. Northeast is still going strong for Kent, though, and has moved to 85.

Adam Lyth becomes the fourth Yorkshire wicket to fall as Williams picks up his second scalp. At Trent Bridge, Shahzad ousts Steven Crook.

3:36pm - Gary Ballance's rich vein of form continues; he's reached 50 at Grace Road. Alex Wakely hits David Hussey for four to bring up a half-century.

Eric Szwarczynski falls at Edgbaston for 28 and Swart follows in the next over. The Netherlands are 187 for four and are in to the last 10 overs.

3:30pm -  Moen Ali has a second wicket, bowling Darren Stevens for two. Ryan ten Doeschate has his first victim in his opening over of the contest at Ageas Bowl as he has Vince caught behind for 68.

Paul Borrington has a half-century for Derbyshire.

3:20pm - Key's wonderful innings comes to an end as Worcestershire make a long-awaited breakthrough in the 26th over. Moeen Ali took the scalp of the Kent opener, who made 112.

Hughes' impressive knock of 80 is also over as he is removed by Gary Keedy, while Klinger loses another partner as Ian Cockbain departs for 12.

Michael Swart passes 50 for the Netherlands, who are 150 for two.

3:10pm - Key has been imperious for Kent today and he reaches a century from 83 balls . Worcestershire are yet to make a breakthrough at New Road.

Hampshire are five down as Liam Dawson is stumped by Foster.

Ben Cooper is on his way back to the pavilion at Edgbaston after being caught behind off Darren Maddy. The Netherlands are 136 for two.

Scottish Saltires have also lost their second with Scott Borthwick accounting for Hamish Gardiner.

3:05pm -  While Klinger looks comfortable at one end, his partners keep disappearing at the other. James Fuller is the latest to fall after being bowled by Waller.

3pm - Durham have made a breakthrough in Glasgow as Gareth Breese removes Freddie Coleman. Scottish Saltires are 50 for one in the 14th over.

Warwickshire have also taken their first wicket with Myburgh run out for 76. Meanwhile, Michael Klinger reaches a run-a-ball fifty with a single off Max Waller.

2:53pm -  Jamie Overton - who is celebrating an England Lions call-up - has struck with the first ball of his second over to remove Chris Dent for 32. 

Topley's hat-trick ball...was called a wide.

2:47pm - The Royals' hopes may lie on James Vince, now, but he is doing his bit so far as he brings up a half-century. 

Hughes has joined him and Kent opening duo Rob Key and Sam Northeast in the afternoon's fifty-club.

2:40pm -  Hampshire are in a bit of trouble at the Ageas Bowl. Reece Topley has removed Neil McKenzie and Sean Ervine with successive deliveries to reduce them to 64 for four! He will return for his next over on a hat-trick.In Glasgow, the match has been reduced to 37 overs per side following the rain delay, while Middlesex have a third Unicorns wicket at Lord's.

Yorkshire's Andrew Gale departs for 31 against Leicestershire while Northants are three down after David Sales is bowled by Samit Patel.

2:30pm -  Notts have a second wicket with David Willey caught on the boundary off Ajmal Shahzad.

The Netherlands' Stephan Myburgh has raced to a half-century at Edgbaston, taking just 39 balls, while Tom Lancefield is the second Unicorns player to be sent on his way back to the pavilion.

2:24pm -  Chesney Hughes launches Zander de Bruyn for successive sixes at the Kia Oval! Derbyshire are 68 for one from nine. 

Jimmy Adams is acrobatically caught behind by James Foster as Hampshire slip to 55 for two.

2:17pm - The players are off due to rain in Glasgow.  Scottish Saltires are 13 without loss after seven overs.

There have been a flurry of wickets elsewhere. Kyle Coetzer is out for 12 against Notts, Wes Durston departs after a 19-ball 32 while Yorkshire's Dan Hodgson is bowled by Robbie Williams.

2:08pm -  Gloucestershire have a breakthrough in the Group C top-of-the-table clash at Taunton. Hamish Marshall is removed by Steve Kirby for 11 in the fifth over.

2pm -  The Unicorns - who are chasing their first win of the competition - have lost Matt Lineker for 11 as he is bowled by James Harris at Lord's.

1:51pm - Big early wicket for Essex as Michael Carberry is ousted by David Masters for two. Andrew Gale is bowled off a free hit at Grace Road. Yorkshire have scored 18 off the first two overs. 

1:35pm -  We have 10 minutes until the games get under way.

1:25pm -  The captains are out in the middle around the grounds. Here's the news from each toss.

In Group A, Northants chose to bat against Notts, Kent have done the same against Worcestershire, as have Netherlands against Warwickshire.

Scottish Saltires will bat against Group B leaders Durham, Essex have invited Hampshire to post a total first, while Derbyshire have asked Surrey to field.

In Group C Middlesex have put Unicorns in to bat, Somerset elect to field against Gloucestershire and Yorkshire will bat against Leicestershire.

1:10pm -  We have two top-of-the-table tussles today’s, with Notts Outlaws and Northants Steelbacks battling in Group A and Somerset and Gloucestershire Gladiators meeting in Group C.

But while the latter game sees both sides level on points going into the fixture, the teams at Trent Bridge are separated by three points. The same gap covers second to sixth in the incredibly tight Group B.

1pm -  Hello and welcome to’s live coverage of today’s nine Yorkshire Bank 40 encounters. Here is today’s fixture list:

Group A

Notts Outlaws v Northants Steelbacks

Warwickshire Bears v The Netherlands

Worcestershire Royals v Kent Spitfires

Group B

Hampshire Royals v Essex Eagles

Scottish Saltires v Durham Dynamos

Surrey v Derbyshire Falcons

Group C

Leicestershire Foxes v Yorkshire Vikings

Middlesex Panthers v The Unicorns

Somerset v Gloucestershire Gladiators

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