result
North Group (N), Birmingham, Jul 22 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
(20 ov, target 155)153/6
Warwickshire won by 1 run
player of the match
Varun Chopra
Birmingham Bears
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Birmingham secure home quarter in close finish

Reigning NatWest T20 Blast champions Birmingham booked a home quarter-final this time round by beating Northamptonshire by one-run in a thriller at Edgbaston

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Scorecard summary
Birmingham Bears154/5(20 overs)
Northamptonshire153/6(20 overs)
end of over 2021 runs
Nthnt: 153/6CRR: 7.65 
Alex Wakely51 (42)
Rory Kleinveldt29 (11)
Recordo Gordon4-0-39-2
Oliver Hannon-Dalby4-0-36-3
19.6
2
Gordon to Wakely, 2 runs
19.5
2
Gordon to Wakely, 2 runs
19.4
4
Gordon to Wakely, FOUR runs
19.3
1
Gordon to Kleinveldt, 1 run
19.2
6
Gordon to Kleinveldt, SIX runs
19.1
6
Gordon to Kleinveldt, SIX runs
end of over 1913 runs
Nthnt: 132/6CRR: 6.94 • RRR: 23.00 • Need 23 from 6b
Rory Kleinveldt16 (8)
Alex Wakely43 (39)
Oliver Hannon-Dalby4-0-36-3
Recordo Gordon3-0-18-2
18.6
1
Dalby to Kleinveldt, 1 run
18.5
1
Dalby to Wakely, 1 run
18.4
1
Dalby to Kleinveldt, 1 run
18.3
6
Dalby to Kleinveldt, SIX runs
18.2
Dalby to Kleinveldt, no run
18.1
4
Dalby to Kleinveldt, FOUR runs
end of over 188 runs
Nthnt: 119/6CRR: 6.61 • RRR: 18.00 • Need 36 from 12b
Rory Kleinveldt4 (3)
Alex Wakely42 (38)
Recordo Gordon3-0-18-2
Oliver Hannon-Dalby3-0-23-3
17.6
1
Gordon to Kleinveldt, 1 run
17.5
2
Gordon to Kleinveldt, 2 runs
17.4
1
Gordon to Wakely, 1 run
17.3
2
Gordon to Wakely, 2 runs
17.2
1
Gordon to Kleinveldt, 1 run
17.1
1
Gordon to Wakely, 1 run
end of over 1710 runs • 1 wicket
Nthnt: 111/6CRR: 6.52 • RRR: 14.67 • Need 44 from 18b
Alex Wakely38 (35)
Oliver Hannon-Dalby3-0-23-3
Jeetan Patel4-0-29-1
16.6
W
Dalby to Rossington, OUT
Adam Rossington c Evans b Hannon-Dalby 12 (11m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 109.09
16.5
2
Dalby to Rossington, 2 runs
Match details
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Varun Chopra
Varun Chopra
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 days22 July 2015 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
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Peter Hartley
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Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
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Rob Bailey
PointsWarwickshire 2, Northamptonshire 0