Derbyshire boosted their hopes of attaining the T20 Blast quarter-finals with an exhilarating six-wicket North Team win over Yorkshire at Chesterfield.
Having received the toss, the hosts fought again smartly to bowl out the Vikings for 175, in spite of 77 from Harry Brook.
Chasing a rain-reduced 105 in 10 overs, Leus du Plooy’s unbeaten 48 recommended the Falcons house with two balls to spare.
Previous, Northamptonshire went most sensible of the gang in spite of seeing their fit with Worcestershire deserted.
No play was once conceivable after chronic rain in Worcester, with each side awarded some degree.
It took the Steelbacks one level transparent of Lancashire after a run of 1 defeat of their previous 9 suits, whilst the Rapids stay 3 issues adrift on the backside with one win from 10 suits.
Brook in runs once more however Du Plooy has ultimate say
Yorkshire took 32 off the primary two overs, however spinner Mark Watt (3-29) checked the quick get started with a two-wicket maiden, bowling Adam Lyth (5) and Tom Kohler-Cadmore for a four-ball duck.
Finn Allen smashed 4 sixes in a 17-ball 37, sooner than Brook introduced up his 8th half-century of the season in all codecs, off 29 balls, happening to hit 4 sixes and as many fours in a 50-ball knock.
Vikings regarded smartly set to achieve 200, however Harry Kerr took two wickets within the penultimate over, together with Brook, and George Scrimshaw (3-20) took 3 wickets within the closing as Yorkshire’s ultimate 10 balls yielded 5 wickets and handiest six runs.
After a long rain lengthen decreased the objective from 176 to 105 in 10 overs, Dom Leech got rid of each Luis Reece and Wayne Madsen in the second one over.
A 62-run stand in 30 balls from Shan Masood (34) and Du Plooy put the hosts on most sensible sooner than Leech (3-13) returned to disregard Masood, off a shocking Dom Bess catch, to go away Derbyshire wanting 26 from the overall two overs.
Requiring 19 off the closing, Du Plooy took a six and 4 off Matt Waite’s first 3 balls sooner than launching his 5th ball for 6 to finish a 5th consecutive Twenty20 win over the Vikings at Queen’s Park.
A 3rd consecutive North Team win moved Derbyshire to inside some degree of fourth-placed Yorkshire, with a recreation in hand.