Nottinghamshire won by 9 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 | 0

Nottinghamshire is also known as Notts Outlaws in limited over competition. They are one of the respective participant in ongoing season of Royal London One Day Cup. They are also one of the nine team in north group as well. they have started the new season of Royal London One Day Cup with victory. In their first match in the season, Nottinghamshire won by 9 runs against Lancashire. Though, Lancashire fought well against Notts Outlaws but finally did not make it up.

Nottinghamshire won by 9 runs

The tournament Royal London One Day Cup is an annual first class county competition which used to stage as ODI format. However, earlier it consisted of less over tournament. Since 2014, the overs were increased to 50. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is the organiser of the tournament.

Since the beginning of the tournament, total eighteen teams used to take part and like that in the current season, the participants numbers remain same. They are divided into two equal groups where each group has nine teams. The two groups are North and South. Both Nottinghamshire and Lancashire are the teams of north group and in 17th May, 2018 their head to head battle were executed.

The match between Notts Outlaws and Lancashire was executed at Old Trafford, Manchester where earlier the day, Notts Outlaws won the toss and decided to bat first. They failed to complete 50 overs but played 49.5 overs and lost all wickets. Chris Nash and Riki Wessels started the innings for Nottinghamshire. Openers, top orders and middle orders played well in the match. Captain Steven was the highest scorer who scored 70 runs so far. Two players made fifty there named Nash who scored 52 runs and Ross Taylor scored 58 runs. Though, most of the players played well and so the team Nottinghamshire scored 318 runs in exchange for 10 wickets. Chris Nash took five wickets highet where Tom and Keaton took two wickets each for Lancashire.

Later, Lancashire came to chase the score. Their opening partnership was not so well but opener Keaton made a colored century there. He scored 136 runs so far. But still could not save his team. Rest players almost played good but not enough to bring victory at their camp. Liam scored 33 runs, Dane scored 41 runs and Steven Croft scored 33 runs respectively. By playing fifty overs they lost nine wickets and scored 309 runs so far.

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