Friends Life t20 - 1st semi final

Lancashire v Leicestershire

Match tied (D/L method) (Leicestershire won the one-over eliminator)

11.2

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defended gently to the off side

11.3

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, patted back to the bowler

11.4

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, nudged back down the pitch to Parry

11.5

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, chopped down to backward point

11.6

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, lovely ball to end with, beats the outside edge and that's a wicket maiden. Fine effort.

Leicestershire 82/5   Abdul Razzaq 0* (5b)

12.2

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, no run, short and wide, but Razzaq can't get it away as he finds cover

12.3

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, drives and beats cover this time but the sweeper does the job

12.6

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, no run, big turn, beats Razzaq as he plays forward

Leicestershire 85/5   Abdul Razzaq 1* (8b)

13.2

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, gives himself a hint of room and cuts to short third man

13.4

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, no run, well bowled, follows the batsman who can't free his arms

13.5

Parry to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, back in the crease and worked to midwicket

Leicestershire 89/5   Abdul Razzaq 3* (11b)

14.1

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, no run, cuts and misses

14.2

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, SIX, there we go, Razzaq's had enough prodding as he launches Keedy straight down the ground...first six of Finals Day

14.3

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, driven down to long off

14.5

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, no run, gee, that has turned square...Razzaq is beaten

14.6

Keedy to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, dabbed into the off side so he keeps the strike

Leicestershire 98/5   Abdul Razzaq 11* (16b 1x6)

15.1

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, SIX, don't bowl length to Razzaq, it disappears like this...he stays in the crease and swings it high over deep midwicket

15.2

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, outside off and cut away to deep cover

15.4

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, ooh, well bowled but the inside edge almost beat short fine leg...Keedy manages to get a hand on it

15.6

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, he's going now, doesn't quite connect but gets it well enough to find the deep midwicket boundary

Leicestershire 112/5   Abdul Razzaq 23* (20b 1x4 2x6)

16.3

Mahmood to Abdul Razzaq, no run, goes short and beats Razzaq's attempted pull shot

16.4

Mahmood to Abdul Razzaq, 1 wide, that's not good, full toss down the leg side...nearly a no-ball, but called a wide

16.4

Mahmood to Abdul Razzaq, SIX, picks this up nicely, great timing as Razzaq flicks over deep square leg with a free swing

16.5

Mahmood to Abdul Razzaq, OUT, has a huge swing, doesn't leave his crease but Paul Nixon sprinted up for the bye and sacrifices himself to ensure Razzaq stays in

PA Nixon run out 19 (30m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 105.55

16.6

Mahmood to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, that's why Razzaq needed to stay in. Dispatches Mahmood straight down the ground. Vital runs for Leicestershire

Leicestershire 126/6   Abdul Razzaq 33* (24b 2x4 3x6)

17.2

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, a big lofted drive over cover, long off sprints around and slips but manages to complete the fielding

17.3

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, no run, slower ball bouncer and beats Razzaq

17.4

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, no run, ooh, that was very close to wide outside off but he gets away with it...lucky bowler

17.5

Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, full at the stumps and can only drill it to cover on the edge of the circle...Maharoof doing well here

Leicestershire 130/6   Abdul Razzaq 36* (28b 2x4 3x6)
Tournament Results
Leics v Somerset at Birmingham - Aug 27, 2011
Leics won by 18 runs
Hampshire v Somerset at Birmingham - Aug 27, 2011
Match tied (D/L method) (Somerset won the one-over eliminator)
Lancashire v Leics at Birmingham - Aug 27, 2011
Match tied (D/L method) (Leics won the one-over eliminator)
Sussex v Lancashire at Hove - Aug 8, 2011
Lancashire won by 20 runs
Hampshire v Durham at Southampton - Aug 7, 2011
Hampshire won by 55 runs
Notts v Somerset at Nottingham - Aug 7, 2011
Somerset won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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Aug 27, 2011

Josh Cobb's one over brought two wickets , Lancashire v Leicestershire, Friends Life t20, 1st Semi Final, Edgbaston, August 27 2011

Josh Cobb's one over brought two wickets

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Aug 27, 2011

Stephen Moore hits through point, Lancashire v Leicestershire, Friends Life t20, 1st Semi Final, Edgbaston, August 27 2011

Stephen Moore hits through point

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