Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Rapids To Face Spitfires In Blackfinch New Road Semi-Final

worcestershire rapids will take on kent spitfires in sunday’s royal london one-day cup semi-final at New Road.

the spitfires overpowered holders notts outlaws by nine wickets at trent bridge in today’s play-off match.

it will mean a reunion for the rapids with new zealand paceman matt henry who spent the first half of the 2016 season at new road.

the 50 overs a side encounter will get underway at 11am.

notts, who finished runners-up in the north group to the rapids, were reduced today to 23-4 but recovered to 255-8.

steven mullaney hit 90 and he was aided by billy root (41) and luke fletcher (53 not out).

but the spitfires reached their target in 35.5 overs for the loss of daniel bell-drummond who put on 194 for the first wicket with heino kuhn.

kuhn finished unbeaten on 124 from 114 balls and joe denly 52 not out.