T20 burst of vitality: Conor McKerr’s four-seal final ball stuns in Surrey’s win over Somerset | cricket news

Vitality Blast round-up as Surrey beat Somerset in South Group thriller, Glamorgan take eight-wicket win over Middlesex, Gloucestershire beat Kent by five runs, Derbyshire take six-wicket win over Northamptonshire and Leicestershire take 47-wicket win racing over nottinghamshire

Last update: 06/21/22 23:21


Watch the highlights of an incredible final that saw Surrey narrowly win against Somerset at the Vitality T20 Blast

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Watch the highlights of an incredible final that saw Surrey narrowly win against Somerset at the Vitality T20 Blast

Watch the highlights of an incredible final that saw Surrey narrowly win against Somerset at the Vitality T20 Blast

Conor McKerr hit a four on the final ball as Surrey maintained their place atop the Vitality Blast South Group with a thrilling win over second-placed Somerset.

McKerr smashed the only delivery he faced through the covers to deny Peter Siddle a hat-trick and his side points in dramatic style at the Oval.

Responding to Somerset’s 144-8, starter Will Jacks got the home team off to a solid start and was still undefeated at 66 at the end, with 32 of his runs going to the limits.

Previously, Tom Banton had scored better for the visitors with 39 as Gus Atkinson and McKerr took two wickets apiece to limit the damage.

Starter Will Jacks got Surrey off to a solid start and was still up there undefeated at 66 by the end, with 32 of his runs going to the limits.

Starter Will Jacks got Surrey off to a solid start and was still up there undefeated at 66 by the end, with 32 of his runs going to the limits.

Ian Cockbain and Glenn Phillips scored fifty to assist Gloucestershire defeat Kent for five races at Canterbury.

The pair united at 85-2, with Cockbain adding 64-for-46 and Phillips 62-for-37, a hit that included four sixes, as the visitors led 195-4.

Joe Denly, Jordan Cox, Alex Blake and Jack Leaning, who hit an undefeated 37 off just 18 balls, reached 30, but no more, as Mohammad Amir and Josh Shaw took two 30-for-36 and two 36-for-two respectively to limit the venue. at 190-5 from his 20 overs.

Sam Northeast plundered a 46-ball 89 as glamorgan achieved an eight wicket victory over Middlesex in Cardiff.

Set 172 for victory, the home team got there with 5.4 overs to spare after Northeast, who hit three sixes and 12 fours, and skipper David Lloyd had put together a starting position of 150.

Max Holden’s previous half-century had set the stage for Middlesex’s total of 171-7.

The starter had gone 58-for-51 when he was caught on Dan Douthwaite’s shot in the penultimate over, and Joe Cracknell’s 33 and a quick 19 from Luke Hollman added to the count, though ultimately not enough.

In the North Group, from Northamptonshire Saif Zaib fell eight runs short of a good century and ended up on the losing side as derbyshire he facilitated to a six wicket victory with an over in hand.

Zaib shot 92 for 58 balls, clearing the boundary four times and finding the rope eight times, before he was pulled out by George Scrimshaw as the visitors posted a competitive 186-7.

However, starter Shan Masood’s 57 and Wayne Madsen’s belligerent 73 of 10 fours and two sixes carried the home team over the finish line and Leus du Plooy and Brooke Guest completed the job.

Naveen-ul-Haq claimed four for 24 from just 22 balls while assisting bowling leicestershire to a 47-race win over Nottinghamshire on the Trento Bridge.

The visitors made 170 total of their full allowance with Lewis Hill (39) and Arron Lilley (23) putting up 45 for third wicket before Wiaan Mulder’s 27 and Ben Mike’s 29 gave them something to defend.

Only England starter Alex Hales, who made 55 of 43 deliveries, threatened to seize the lead from Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire still had two balls remaining when last man Dane Paterson was sent off for Naveen.

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