Result
North Group, Worcester, Jul 10 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
160/5
(19.3/20 ov, target 161)
161/5
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Warwickshire
1y
• ECB/PA

Clarke guides Birmingham into quarter-finals

NatWest T20 Blast champions Birmingham Bears are guaranteed a quarter-final place in this year's competition after beating closest rivals Worcestershire Rapids by five wickets in front of a sell-out crowd at New Road

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Scorecard summary
Worcestershire160/5(20 overs)
Warwickshire161/5(19.3 overs)
19.3
3
Leach to Javid, 3 runs
19.2
2
Leach to Javid, 2 runs
19.1
1
Leach to Clarke, 1 run
end of over 1917 runs
Warks: 155/5CRR: 8.15 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 6 from 6b
Ateeq Javid17 (8)
Rikki Clarke51 (42)
Jack Shantry4-0-40-0
Saeed Ajmal4-0-30-1
18.6
4
Shantry to Javid, FOUR runs
18.5
2
Shantry to Javid, 2 runs
18.4
4
Shantry to Javid, FOUR runs
18.3
2
Shantry to Javid, 2 runs
18.2
1
Shantry to Clarke, 1 run
18.1
4b
Shantry to Clarke, 4 byes
end of over 1812 runs
Warks: 138/5CRR: 7.66 • RRR: 11.50 • Need 23 from 12b
Ateeq Javid5 (4)
Rikki Clarke50 (40)
Saeed Ajmal4-0-30-1
Ed Barnard2-0-13-1
17.6
4
Saeed Ajmal to Javid, FOUR runs
17.5
1
Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run
17.4
2
Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 2 runs
17.3
Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run
17.2
4
Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, FOUR runs
17.1
1lb
Saeed Ajmal to Javid, 1 leg bye
end of over 1710 runs
Warks: 126/5CRR: 7.41 • RRR: 11.66 • Need 35 from 18b
Rikki Clarke43 (36)
Ateeq Javid1 (2)
Ed Barnard2-0-13-1
Saeed Ajmal3-0-19-1
16.6
Barnard to Clarke, no run
16.5
2
Barnard to Clarke, 2 runs
16.4
4
Barnard to Clarke, FOUR runs
Match details
County Ground, New Road, Worcester
TossWarwickshire , elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2015
Player Of The Match
Rikki Clarke
Season2015
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 days10 July 2015 (20-over match)
Umpires
Peter Hartley
Stephen Gale
PointsWarwickshire 2, Worcestershire 0