Steven Croft and Dane Vilas hit half-centuries as Lancashire beat Notts Outlaws by 4 wickets to remain high of the Vitality Blast North Group.
The 37-year-old Croft starred on his return to his residence floor of Blackpool, hitting 4 fours and two sixes in an unbeaten 61 from 44 balls. Vilas added 55 as Lancashire simply reeled in a goal of 180 for a win that dented the guests’ hopes of reaching the final eight.
Notts’ 179 for seven included Samit Patel’s 45 off 36 balls and captain Dan Christian’s unbeaten 30 off 14.
Derbyshire claimed their fourth successive victory as they cruised to a seven-wicket win over Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston.
Sam Conners (three for 25) and Mattie McKiernan (two for 18) did a lot of the injury because the Bears have been restricted to 159 for seven, regardless of the perfect efforts of Sam Hain with an unbeaten 73 from 40 balls.
However the guests made mild work of their modest goal, Wayne Madsen top-scoring with 55 off 34 as they raced to 160 for 3 with 11 balls to spare.
Rehan Ahmed notched career-best figures as Leicestershire gave their marketing campaign an important increase with a 51-run win over Durham of their conflict at Chester-le-Avenue.
Wiaan Mulder was the important thing man with the bat for the Foxes, scoring 54 from 33 balls after the guests seemed to be in peril at 80 for six.
The South Africa worldwide timed the ball to perfection with 4 fours and two sixes to raise his crew to a defendable whole of 157 for 9 that the hosts by no means regarded like reaching, as Ahmed took 4 for 22 and fellow spinner Callum Parkinson three for 16.
Kieron Pollard hit 34 as Surrey claimed a four-wicket win over Hampshire to take care of their unbeaten begin within the South Group.
Pollard clubbed two sixes and three fours off 22 balls as Surrey simply reached their modest goal of 152 and stayed high of the desk.
Hampshire, for whom James Fuller scored an unbeaten 39 and Liam Dawson took two for 21, by no means regarded within the hunt and noticed their five-match unbeaten streak delivered to an finish.
Rilee Rossouw surged to the highest of the Blast run-scoring charts as Somerset stayed on target for a house knockout tie with an eight-wicket thrashing of Essex at Chelmsford.
Rossouw plundered 85 not out off simply 36 balls to maneuver forward of Northamptonshire’s Chris Lynn and Surrey’s James Vince within the standings because the guests made mild work of chasing down 189 to win.
Somerset skipper Tom Abell offered nice assist with an unbeaten 62 because the guests romped residence with 15 balls to spare.
Joe Cracknell and John Simpson put collectively a shrewd partnership of 91 as Middlesex snapped their six-match shedding streak by beating South Group stragglers Kent by seven wickets.
Cracknell, with an unbeaten 43 from 37 balls, and Simpson (46 from 35) shared the one sizeable stand of a low-scoring sport to arrange Middlesex’s win with 15 deliveries to spare.
Defending champions Kent, who languish on the foot of the desk, limped to 141 for 9 after opting to bat, stifled throughout the center overs by Middlesex’s spin trio of Chris Inexperienced, Thilan Walallawita and Luke Hollman.
Glamorgan claimed solely their third win in 10 matches within the competitors with a four-wicket success in opposition to Sussex in Cardiff.
Sam Northeast hit 57 from 43 deliveries and the big-hitting Dan Douthwaite noticed the hosts residence with an over to spare as they efficiently surpassed the goal set by Sussex of 150 to win.