result
Central Group (N), Northampton, Sep 1 2020, Vitality Blast
(19.5/20 ov, target 159)120
Northants won by 38 runs
player of the match
Nathan Buck
Northamptonshire
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Nathan Buck rocks Bears as Northamptonshire claim third successive win

Seamer scores vital late runs before delivering double-wicket maiden as Bears crumble

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Scorecard summary
Northamptonshire158/7(20 overs)
Birmingham Bears120/10(19.5 overs)
19.5
W
Sanderson to Patel, OUT
Jeetan Patel c Buck b Sanderson 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.4
1
Sanderson to Brookes, 1 run
19.3
W
Sanderson to Kelley, OUT
Vikai Kelley c Glover b Sanderson 5 (12m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
19.2
Sanderson to Kelley, no run
19.1
Sanderson to Kelley, no run
end of over 195 runs
WARKS: 119/8CRR: 6.26 RRR: 40.00 • Need 40 from 6b
Vikai Kelley5 (7)
Henry Brookes30 (18)
Brandon Glover4-0-32-2
Nathan Buck3-1-15-2
18.6
1
Glover to Kelley, 1 run
18.5
1
Glover to Brookes, 1 run
18.4
Glover to Brookes, no run
18.3
2
Glover to Brookes, 2 runs
18.2
1
Glover to Kelley, 1 run
18.1
Glover to Kelley, no run
end of over 1811 runs
WARKS: 114/8CRR: 6.33 RRR: 22.50 • Need 45 from 12b
Vikai Kelley3 (4)
Henry Brookes27 (15)
Nathan Buck3-1-15-2
Brandon Glover3-0-27-2
17.6
1
Buck to Kelley, 1 run
17.5
Buck to Kelley, no run
17.4
1
Buck to Brookes, 1 run
17.3
2
Buck to Brookes, 2 runs
17.2
6
Buck to Brookes, SIX runs
17.1
1
Buck to Kelley, 1 run
end of over 178 runs • 1 wicket
WARKS: 103/8CRR: 6.05 RRR: 18.67 • Need 56 from 18b
Vikai Kelley1 (1)
Henry Brookes18 (12)
Brandon Glover3-0-27-2
Nathan Buck2-1-4-2
16.6
1
Glover to Kelley, 1 run
16.5
W
Glover to Stone, OUT
Olly Stone c Berg b Glover 6 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 85.71
16.4
2
Glover to Stone, 2 runs
Match details
County Ground, Northampton
TossBirmingham Bears, elected to field first
SeriesVitality Blast
Season2020
Player Of The Match
Nathan Buck
Nathan Buck
Match days1 September 2020 - night(20-over match)
T20 debut
Vikai Kelley
Vikai Kelley
Umpires
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Nick Cook
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Rob White
Match Referee
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Alec Swann
PointsNorthamptonshire 2, Birmingham Bears 0