Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

RAPIDS TO ENTERTAIN SOMERSET IN ONE-DAY CUP QUARTER-FINALS

worcestershire rapids quarter-final opponents in the royal london one-day cup have been finalised.

the rapids will entertain somerset at New Road on friday (may 10) starting at 11am.

the sides last met in the one-day cup knockout stages in 2016 when somerset won by nine wickets – in another quarter-final tie – at taunton despite 81 off 76 balls from opener moeen ali and 64 from 81 deliveries by daryl mitchell.

somerset sealed third spot in the south group after todayโ€™s five wicket victory over surrey at taunton.

they overhauled surreyโ€™s 289-9 with 4.2 overs to spare and james hildreth top-scored with 93.

somerset won five of their eight group games and finished behind group winners hampshire and runners-up middlesex.

the rapids won six of their eight games in finishing runners-up to notts outlaws in the north group.