Aakash Saini ∙ Aug 18 2022, 8:30 AM | 3 Min Read

Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 | Group A Round-up, August 17

image-l6y6a4xpLeicestershire players celebrate wicket at Bristol

The 2022 Royal London One-Day Cup continued on August 17 with four Group A matches across England. Here is a look at the high points from each of those fixtures.

Durham vs Sussex

Durham opener Graham Clark scored a sluggish 69 at the top, facing 112 deliveries in the process as wickets constantly fell around him. A couple of late 30s by Paul Coughlin and George Drissell and a rapid 29 from Stanley McAlindon elevated the hosts total to 228.

Fresh off two successive tons this season, captain Cheteshwar Pujara headlined Sussex’ chase with a crafty 49*. Opener Ali Orr also scored a fluent 60 at the top of the order during his 95-run stand with Tom Alsop.

Brief scores:

Durham: 228-8 (50)

Graham Clark 69 (112), George Drissell 37* (53)
James Coles 3-51, Aristides Karvelas 2-39

Sussex: 229-6 (49.2)

Ali Orr 60 (70), Cheteshwar Pujara 49 (68)
Liam Trevaskis 2-34, Chris Rushworth 2-35

Sussex won by 4 wickets

Gloucestershire vs Leicestershire

Gloucestershire became the second home side of the Group A evening to lose out to their guests after batting first.

Leicestershire’s Louis Kimber, who picked four wickets with the ball, cracked a notable 68 later in the run-chase. The visitors’ four-wicket triumph at Bristol marked their fifth win of the season and their third in succession as they retain their top spot on the Group A points table.

Brief scores:

Gloucestershire: 262-9 (50)

Marcus Harris 58 (63), Jack Taylor 50 (51)
Louis Kimber 4-61, Beuran Hendricks 2-52

Leicestershire: 263-6 (46)

Lewis Hill 82 (75), Louis Kimber 68 (70)
Zafar Gohar 3-64, Paul van Meekeren 1-52

Leicestershire won by 4 wickets

Royal London Cup 2022 Group A points table as of August 17

Surrey vs Somerset

Hosts Surrey piled up 302-9 off the back of half-centuries by Nico Reifer, Sheridon Gumbs and Tom Lawes. Despite the high total, Somerset’s 21-year-old talent Kasey Aldridge claimed five wickets with the ball and also kept Surrey’s scoring rate in check from his end.

The visitors run-chase was cut short at 12 overs due to heavy downpour at The Oval. Surrey were eventually declared victors as they were 43 runs ahead as per DLS method at the time of stoppage.

Brief scores:

Surrey: 302-9 (50)

Nico Reifer 70 (85), Sheridon Gumbs 66 (80)
Kasey Aldridge 5-50, Jack Harding 2-33

Somerset: 68-3 (12)

Lewis Goldsworthy 22 (20), Matt Renshaw 20* (13)
Tom Lawes 2-20, Matt Dunn 1-35

Surrey won by 43 runs (DLS method)

Highlights from Surrey’s emphatic win, watch video

Warwickshire vs Nottinghamshire

Warwickshire captain Will Rhodes did it all in his side’s thrilling 14-run win over the visiting Nottinghamshire drawcards. To start off, he batted with grit and determination to club an 85-ball 113 to top-score in Warwickshire’s 271-run total in a rain-curtailed 34-over game.

He then bowled with pace and aggression to claim two of the visitors’ set batters, including that of captain Haseeb Hameed. The winning skipper also snared a catch and affected the winning moment with a final-over run-out.

Brief scores:

Warwickshire: 271-6 (34)

Will Rhodes 113 (85), Rob Yates 46 (45)
Dane Paterson 2-51, Fateh Singh 2-53

Nottinghamshire: 257 (33.1)

Haseeb Hameed 51 (48), Ben Slater 47 (28)
Will Rhodes 2-35, Ethan Brookes 2-39

Warwickshire won by 14 runs

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