Result
North Division, Leeds, May 16 2014, NatWest t20 Blast
162/7
(19.5/20 ov, target 163)
165/7
Northants won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Player Of The Match
Northamptonshire
1y
• Press Association

Duckett guides holders to opening win

Ben Duckett held his nerve to help Northamptonshire launch the defence of their Twenty20 title with a thrilling three-wicket win over Yorkshire at Headingley

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Scorecard summary
Yorkshire162/7(20 overs)
Northamptonshire165/7(19.5 overs)
19.5
4
Sidebottom to White, FOUR runs
19.4
1
Sidebottom to Duckett, 1 run
19.3
6
Sidebottom to Duckett, SIX runs
19.2
w
Sidebottom to Spriegel, OUT
MNW Spriegel run out (Sidebottom) 9 (10m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00
19.1
4
Sidebottom to Spriegel, FOUR runs
end of over 1910 runs
Nthnt: 150/6CRR: 7.89 • RRR: 13.00 • Need 13 from 6b
Matt Spriegel5 (4)
Ben Duckett32 (27)
Jack Brooks3-0-19-0
Ryan Sidebottom3-0-25-1
18.6
1
Brooks to Spriegel, 1 run
18.5
1
Brooks to Duckett, 1 run
18.4
2
Brooks to Duckett, 2 runs
18.3
1
Brooks to Spriegel, 1 run
18.2
1b
Brooks to Duckett, 1 bye
18.1
4
Brooks to Duckett, FOUR runs
end of over 186 runs • 1 wicket
Nthnt: 140/6CRR: 7.77 • RRR: 11.50 • Need 23 from 12b
Matt Spriegel3 (2)
Ben Duckett25 (23)
Ryan Sidebottom3-0-25-1
Tim Bresnan4-0-34-0
17.6
2
Sidebottom to Spriegel, 2 runs
17.5
1
Sidebottom to Duckett, 1 run
17.4
2
Sidebottom to Duckett, 2 runs
17.3
1
Sidebottom to Spriegel, 1 run
17.2
w
Sidebottom to Butler, OUT
IG Butler b Sidebottom 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33
17.1
Sidebottom to Butler, no run
end of over 1710 runs
Nthnt: 134/5CRR: 7.88 • RRR: 9.66 • Need 29 from 18b
Ian Butler1 (1)
Ben Duckett22 (21)
Tim Bresnan4-0-34-0
Rich Pyrah4-0-21-2
16.6
1
Bresnan to Butler, 1 run
Match details
Headingley, Leeds
TossYorkshire , elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2014
Player Of The Match
Ian Butler
Season2014
Hours of play (local time)17.30 start, First Session 17.30-18.45, Interval 18.45-19.00, Second Session 19.00-20.15
Match days16 May 2014 (20-over match)
Umpires
Neil Mallender
David Millns
PointsNorthamptonshire 2, Yorkshire 0