NatWest t20 Blast - 2nd quarter final

Surrey v Worcestershire

Surrey won by 3 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)

0.2

Dilshan to Oliver, 1 run, continues around the wicket to the left-handed Richard Oliver, who flicks another single off his legs to short fine leg

0.4

Dilshan to Oliver, 1 run, tossed up, Oliver gets on the front foot and dabs into the covers, Wilson runs out from behind the stumps but they get through for another single

Worcestershire 4/0   RK Oliver 2* (2b)

1.2

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, 1 run, angled across on a length, comes froward and steers one more into a gap in the covers

1.5

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, 1 wide, slightly back of a length and down the leg side to the lefty Oliver

1.5

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, 1 run, gets forward and pushes into the covers, Rory Burns is quickly on to it but his throw misses the stumps

Worcestershire 15/0   RK Oliver 4* (4b)

2.1

Dernbach to Oliver, 1 run, little bit of inswing and that is very nearly played on by Oliver! Not much foot movement, poked the bat at a length ball and inside-edged past the stumps

2.3

Dernbach to Oliver, 1 run, pitched up around off stump, gets forward and dabs into the covers for another cheeky single

Worcestershire 18/0   RK Oliver 6* (6b)

3.2

Dilshan to Oliver, 1 run, gets forward and tapped into the off side for another single

3.6

Dilshan to Oliver, 1 run, flighted, comes forward and drives one more to long-off

Worcestershire 23/1   RK Oliver 8* (8b)

4.1

Dernbach to Oliver, no run, lbw appeal from Dernbach, the ball swinging back into Oliver, maybe some bat involved

4.2

Dernbach to Oliver, 1 run, on the stumps, tight lines from Dernbach, tip-and-run into the off side and they steal a single

4.5

Dernbach to Oliver, 1 run, on the stumps, Oliver frees the arms and another inside edge runs to fine leg

Worcestershire 30/1   RK Oliver 10* (11b)

5.1

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, no run, punched back down the ground

5.2

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, no run, angled across the left-hander, pitched up and rifled off the front foot, extra cover fields it well

5.3

Azhar Mahmood to Oliver, 1 run, short of a length and pulled powerfully out towards deep midwicket, hit it too well and they are kept to one

Worcestershire 32/1   RK Oliver 11* (14b)

6.2

Peterson to Oliver, 1 run, around the wicket to the left-hander, drifting across and steered to short third man, who doesn't take it cleanly and they run one comfortably

Worcestershire 39/1   RK Oliver 12* (15b)

7.1

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, full and flighted on the stumps, nudged into a gap on the leg side

7.5

Batty to Oliver, no run, flighted, on the stumps, attempted sweep and the ball loops up down the pitch as Oliver quickly turns to regain his ground

7.6

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, angled in with the arm and tucked through square leg

Worcestershire 46/2   RK Oliver 14* (18b)

8.1

Dunn to Oliver, 1 run, quick and full outside off, Oliver opens up his shoulders and slices one over point

Worcestershire 47/2   RK Oliver 15* (19b)

9.2

Batty to Oliver, FOUR, boundary for Oliver, who probably represents Worcestershire's best chance of a defendable score here, tossed up and swept hard through backward square leg

9.3

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, nurdled into a gap for another single

9.5

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, tossed up in the channel, swings hard and thick-edges to backward point, the throw comes in to the bowler's end but Oliver was home

Worcestershire 56/3   RK Oliver 21* (22b 1x4)

10.1

Dunn to Oliver, no run, swing and a miss, length delivery from Dunn and just beaten for pace, I think

10.2

Dunn to Oliver, 2 runs, angled across, fullish and speared through the covers for a couple

10.3

Dunn to Oliver, FOUR, fractionally overpitched and this is skelped down the ground by Oliver, four more, lofted over mid-off and away to the fence

10.4

Dunn to Oliver, 1 run, straighter line, touch short, swivels on it and pulls one through backward square

10.6

Dunn to Oliver, no run, length ball around leg stump, Oliver backed away, swings and fails to connect again

Worcestershire 66/3   RK Oliver 28* (27b 2x4)

11.3

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, flighted on the stumps, gets down on one knee and sweeps behind square

Worcestershire 72/3   RK Oliver 29* (28b 2x4)

12.1

Dunn to Oliver, 1 run, nudges off the hips down to fine leg

12.3

Dunn to Oliver, 1 run, length ball angled across in the channel, chops with a horizontal bat through point

12.6

Dunn to Oliver, no run, full and wide, Oliver swipes into the off side but it's stopped at extra cover

Worcestershire 86/5   RK Oliver 31* (31b 2x4)

13.2

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, full on off stump, stroked through the covers

13.6

Batty to Oliver, 1 run, goes back, slides the ball off the face down to short third man for another single

Worcestershire 90/5   RK Oliver 33* (33b 2x4)

14.1

Peterson to Oliver, 1 run, lots of air, looped up on off stump, swings hard and slices one to backward point

14.4

Peterson to Oliver, 1 leg bye, tossed up, goes down on one knee to sweep, deflects away off the pads

14.6

Peterson to Oliver, 1 wide, down the leg side, misses trying to sweep

14.6

Peterson to Oliver, OUT, quicker ball, clatters into the stumps and Oliver misses aiming a heave to the leg side! Surrey have been good at hitting the wicket today, second for Peterson, just a dart on middle and leg and it skidded on under the bat

RK Oliver b Peterson 34 (60m 36b 2x4 0x6) SR: 94.44

Worcestershire 97/6   RK Oliver 34 (35b 2x4)