Result
North Group (N), Northampton, Jun 5 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
211/3
(20 ov, target 212)
197/7
Worcs won by 14 runs
Player Of The Match
Worcestershire
1y
• ECB/PA

Worcestershire ditch keeper as Dhoni gives idea for controversial ploy

England's Moeen Ali hit a dominant 90 off 50 balls before Worcestershire elected to field without a wicketkeeper to gain their second NatWest T20 Blast victory by 14 runs over winless Northamptonshire at Wantage Road

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Scorecard summary
Worcestershire211/3(20 overs)
Northamptonshire197/7(20 overs)
Josh Cobb80 (44)
Richard Levi42 (28)
end of over 2012 runs
Nthnt: 197/7CRR: 9.85 
Ben Duckett1 (2)
Steven Crook16 (9)
Ed Barnard4-0-31-0
Jack Shantry4-0-35-2
19.6
Barnard to Duckett, no run
19.5
1
Barnard to Crook, 1 run
19.4
2
Barnard to Crook, 2 runs
19.3
2
Barnard to Crook, 2 runs
19.2
6
Barnard to Crook, SIX runs
19.1
1
Barnard to Duckett, 1 run
end of over 195 runs • 2 wicket
Nthnt: 185/7CRR: 9.73 • RRR: 27.00
Steven Crook5 (5)
Jack Shantry4-0-35-2
Saeed Ajmal4-0-53-3
18.6
w
Shantry to Keogh, OUT
RI Keogh c Oliver b Shantry 2 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00
18.5
2
Shantry to Keogh, 2 runs
18.4
w
Shantry to Kleinveldt, OUT
RK Kleinveldt b Shantry 1 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
18.3
1
Shantry to Crook, 1 run
18.2
Shantry to Crook, no run
18.1
2
Shantry to Crook, 2 runs
end of over 189 runs • 2 wicket
Nthnt: 180/5CRR: 10 • RRR: 16.00
Steven Crook2 (2)
Rory Kleinveldt1 (1)
Saeed Ajmal4-0-53-3
Joe Leach4-0-38-2
17.6
1
Saeed Ajmal to Crook, 1 run
17.5
1
Saeed Ajmal to Kleinveldt, 1 run
17.4
1
Saeed Ajmal to Crook, 1 run
17.3
w
Saeed Ajmal to Cobb, OUT
JJ Cobb c Ali b Saeed Ajmal 80 (57m 44b 5x4 6x6) SR: 181.81
17.2
6
Saeed Ajmal to Cobb, SIX runs
17.1
w
Saeed Ajmal to Shahid Afridi, OUT
Shahid Afridi c Ali b Saeed Ajmal 15 (5m 6b 0x4 2x6) SR: 250.00
Match details
County Ground, Northampton
TossWorcestershire , elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2015
Player Of The Match
Moeen Ali
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.00, Second Session 20.00-21.30
Match days5 June 2015 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Graham Lloyd
Nick Cook
PointsWorcestershire 2, Northamptonshire 0