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Royal London Cup wrap: Somerset, Warwickshire enter semis – Cricbuzz

Set a target of 211, Jayawardene (117 not out) and Allenby (81) added an unbeaten 118 runs for that opening wicket to push Worcestershire from the game. The second fell within the 34th over as he was caught from the bowling of Moeen Ali, however that was the only real wicket that Worcestershire could manage.

Brief scores: Warwickshire 283/7 in 50 overs (Jonathan Trott 101, Laurie Evans 70, Tim Ambrose 60 Graham Napier 3-60) beat Kent 213 in 42.1 overs (Tom Westley 61, Ryan ten Doeschate 53 Jeeten Patel 3-32, Josh Posyden 3-46) by 70 runs

First quarterfinal: Somerset v Worcestershire

Second quarterfinal: Warwickshire v Kent

Brief scores: Worcestershire 210 in 42.5 overs (Moeen Ali 84, Daryl Mitchell 64 Peter Trego 3-33) lost to Somerset 214-one in 36.5 overs (Mahela Jayawardena 117*, Jim Allenby 81) by nine wickets.

At one stage these were reduced to 42 for several before Moeen and Mitchell resurrected the innings having a 113-run stand. Both fell in quick succession to Peter Trego and Worcestershire unsuccessful to recuperate from twin blows. Joe Leach looked promising but his 18-ball stay, that produced 20, was cut short as he was go out by Roelof van der Merwe. Worcestershire published a sub-componen total which was pursued lower effortlessly.

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