Unheralded Ben Charlesworth played a starring role with bat and ball as Gloucestershire assumed the upper hand on day two of their Specsavers County Championship match against Second Division promotion hopefuls Middlesex at Bristol.
Chris Dent continued his fine form, top-scoring with 82 as Gloucestershire closed on 208-7 on day one of the Specsavers County Championship match against Second Division promotion hopefuls Middlesex at Bristol.
Middlesex were put to the sword in a one-sided Vitality Blast game at Bristol as Ian Cockbain hit his maiden T20 century and the second highest score every by a Gloucestershire batsman in the competition.
Truly remarkable hitting by Aaron Finch and Jason Roy thrilled a sell-out Kia Oval crowd of 24,000 as Surrey chased down a Middlesex total of 221-5 with almost contemptuous ease to win the Vitality Blast London derby by nine wickets.
Middlesex beat Surrey by three wickets in the T20 Vitality Blast on a glorious summer evening at Lord's. Read on for Layth Yousif's report from the biggest match in English domestic cricket bar finals.