The race for Finals Day hots up
The T20 Blast quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday. ESPNcricinfo runs the rule over the eight teams left in the competition
Nervy Birmingham survive late collapse
Birmingham's trio of young batsmen Ed Pollock, Dominic Sibley and Adam Hose all stood out before a nerve-jangling last-over finish
Roy, Clarke secure Surrey home quarter-final
For the second night running Surrey held their nerve in a low-scoring NatWest T20 Blast thriller to land a 10-run over Kent that secured their place in the knockout stages
Trego and Myburgh carry Somerset through
Peter Trego and Johann Myburgh crashed stylish half-centuries to earn Somerset a quarter-final place as they thrashed Hampshire by 98 runs
Nash's plucky effort is not enough for Sussex
Essex are well beaten but both sides fail to make the last eight
Leicestershire squeeze into quarters after Delport century
Matt Pillans defended seven off the final over against a Notts side already certain of a home quarter-final
Old faithfuls Madsen and Tahir see the job through
John Wright's Derbyshire gain their first quarter-final place since 2005 as Worcestershire are well beaten
WATCH - Ten Doeschate's nimble boundary catch.
Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate was calm and collected enough to keep control of a catch on the boundary and see of Essex's Luke Wright.
Welsh delight as Glamorgan secure home tie
Glamorgan set up a quarter-final against Leicestershire as two of the Blast's surprise packets face a head-to-head in Cardiff
Rain scuppers hopes for champions Northants
Northants' title defence is over as rain washed out what had the makings of a challenging chase against bottom club Durham
Frantic finish as 15 counties still retain Blast dream
The final night in the NatWest Blast group stages leaves just about every county involved in an extraordinary dash to the line
Lyth plunders highest score in English T20 to inspire Yorkshire
Adam Lyth achieved the highest T20 score ever witnessed in England and Yorkshire laid claim to the highest team total on a memorable night at Headingley
WATCH - Lyth's English-record innings.
Yorkshire batsman Adam Lyth broke the English domestic record for a T20 innings with a total of 161 runs off 73 balls against Northants.
Highlights - Yorkshire win with record total.
Yorkshire's domestic-record total of 260/4 was too much for Northants, and kept the Vikings' playoff hopes alive.
World-record opening stand for Denly and Bell-Drummond
Joe Denly and Daniel Bell-Drummond took Essex's attack for 207 to leave Kent scenting a quarter-final place courtesy of a last-night victory
Cosgrove sustains Leicestershire prospects
Leicestershire ensured they will go into their final group match, against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, knowing that a win will see them qualify for the quarter-finals
Sam Curran's inspired burst keeps Surrey alive
Four wickets in nine balls for Sam Curran leaves Surrey needing victory in their final game and condemns Gloucestershire to a bottom-place finish
Buttler keeps Lancashire in last-eight shake-up
Lancashire kept their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final hopes alive by brushing Worcestershire aside in their penultimate North Group game at Emirates Old Trafford
Taylor leaves Sussex due to family reasons
The club's T20 captain has returned home to New Zealand and a decision is yet to be taken over his availability for the quarter-finals
Reece puts Derbyshire on brink of last eight
Luis Reece has had a fine T20 season and Derbyshire needed him again after an uncertain display against Durham
Finn destroys Gloucestershire to keep Middlesex hoping
Middlesex's heavy win propelled them from bottom to third in the table with one game remaining - although Essex, Kent and Surrey all have a game in hand.
WATCH - Wrong 'un takes Smit down.
Derbyshire wicketkeeper Daryn Smit misjudged a googly from Matt Critchley and copped a blow
Highlights - Derbyshire hold on for the win.
Derbyshire kept their playoff hopes alive with a three-wicket victory over Durham with just three balls to spare at Derby.
WATCH - Viljoen's nifty footwork.
Derbyshire's Hardus Viljoen ran out Durham batsman Michael Richardson with a side-foot kick right at the stumps
Is Reece Topley facing a T20 future?
Reece Topley's future, the ignoring of Sam Northeast and the unpredictability of Pakistan cricket jostle for attention in our latest NatWest Blast round-up