Twenty20 Cup 2009

Winner - Sussex

Oh Tresco

The last two games of the Twenty20 Cup provided reaffirmation of what a talent the international game has lost in Marcus Trescothick

English cricket

Key warns of Championship schedule

Robert Key has warned that next year's expanded Twenty20 tournament must not come at the cost to the County Championship

Somerset v Sussex, Twenty20 Cup Final, Edgbaston

Slick Sussex claim Twenty20 Cup

Sussex secured the Twenty20 Cup for the first time as their spinners followed up a hard-hitting fifty from Dwayne Smith to complete a 63-run thrashing of Somerset

Points Table

Midlands/Wales/West Division

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Northants 10 7 2 0 1 15 +0.583
Warwickshire 10 7 3 0 0 14 +0.236
Somerset 10 6 3 0 1 13 +0.417
Worcs 10 5 5 0 0 10 +0.581
Gloucs 10 2 8 0 0 4 -0.663
Glamorgan 10 2 8 0 0 4 -1.031

North Division

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Lancashire 10 8 1 0 1 17 +1.112
Durham 10 5 4 0 1 11 +0.157
Leics 10 5 5 0 0 10 -0.041
Notts 10 4 6 0 0 8 -0.008
Yorkshire 10 4 6 0 0 8 -0.475
Derbyshire 10 3 7 0 0 6 -0.611

South Division

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Kent 10 7 2 0 1 15 +0.639
Sussex 10 7 3 0 0 14 +0.315
Hampshire 10 6 4 0 0 12 +0.853
Essex 10 5 4 0 1 11 +0.153
Surrey 10 2 8 0 0 4 -0.661
Middlesex 10 2 8 0 0 4 -1.186
Sussex fans enjoy the Twenty20 Cup final
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Michael Yardy lifts the Twenty20 Cup...and gets sprayed with champagne
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Craig Kieswetter is brilliantly stumped by Andy Hodd
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Sussex celebrate with the Twenty20 Cup
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Will Beer impressed with his legspin as he took two wickets
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Justin Langer is bowled as the Somerset collapse sets in
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Tournament Results
Somerset v Sussex at Birmingham - Aug 15, 2009
Sussex won by 63 runs
Kent v Somerset at Birmingham - Aug 15, 2009
Somerset won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Northants v Sussex at Birmingham - Aug 15, 2009
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Northants v Hampshire at Northampton - Jul 29-30, 2009
Northants won by 13 runs
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Jul 28-30, 2009
Match abandoned without a ball bowled (Somerset won the bowl-out)
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