June 18, 2012
Friends Life T20, Taunton
Somerset 138-5 (19.5 overs) beat Northants
Jos Buttler hit an unbeaten fifty in helping Somerset to victory over Northamptonshire at Taunton. The victory maintains Somerset’s 100% record in the competition.
Batting first, Northants posted 137-5 from their 20 overs. This looked a below par score on a typically high scoring ground at Taunton. Rob White top scored for the visitors with 47 from 44 balls. George Dockrell was the pick of the bowlers for Somerset claiming 2-17 from 4 overs.
Somerset reached their victory target with just one ball thanks to Buttler. The Somerset wicket-keeper finished 58 not out from just 38 balls in an innings that included 7 fours.
There were also FLT20 wins for Nottinghamshire, Sussex, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Kent and Glamorgan on a busy day of Twenty20 cricket across the country.
The Scoop 18/06/12