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Northamptonshire thrash reigning champs, Albert & Middleton ensure two more points Hampshire

The Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 season continued on August 12 with two Group B fixtures. Here is a look at the highlights from both of those matches.

image-l6qr7g9dRicardo Vasconcelos in action during his 104-run knock

Derbyshire vs Hampshire

Toby Albert’s unbeaten 84 and Fletcha Middleton’s handy 64 ensured two crucial Group B points for Hampshire with a thrilling victory at Derby.

The visitors, set to chase 247 for a win, overhauled the target in the penultimate over of the match.

Derbyshire’s Ben Aitchison dismissed the top four Hampshire batters in the run-chase before the visitors staged recovery efforts with crucial middle-order partnerships.

Brief scores:

Derbyshire: 246-9 (50)

Brooke Guest 82 (101), Anuj Dal 42 (55);
Keith Barker 2-34, John Turner 2-40

Hampshire: 247-8 (48.1)

Toby Albert 84* (96), Fletcha Middleton 64 (82);
Ben Aitchison 4-39, Anuj Dal 1-37

Hampshire won by two wickets

Northamptonshire vs Glamorgan

Hosts Northamptonshire trashed defending champions Glamorgan with utmost disdain at Northampton’s County Ground. The Northants openers, Ricardo Vasconcelos and Emilio Gay, shared a 188-run first-wicket alliance to overhaul much of the Glamorgan’s 221-run total.

Vasconcelos charted a run-a-ball ton while his partner clubbed a 76-ball 81 before Rob Keogh and Lewis McManus guided their side through the run-chase. Glamorgan spinner Kiran Carlson picked all four of the wickets that fell in the Northants response, but it did not prevent his side from escaping a six-wicket defeat.

Brief scores:

Glamorgan: 221 (47.3)

David Lloyd 65 (72), Joe Cooke 39 (54);
Saif Zaib 4-23, Ben Sanderson 3-17

Northamptonshire: 225-4 (35.5)

Ricardo Vasconcelos 104 (105), Emilio Gay 81 (76);
Kiran Carlson 4-41

Northamptonshire won by six wickets