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Summary

  1. Surrey beat Middlesex by 15 runs at sold out Oval
  2. Kevin Pietersen out cheaply after having to bat with runner
  3. Pietersen suffered calf injury after passing fitness test and ran out Aaron Finch
  4. Riki Wessels becomes first man to score T20 century for Notts
  5. Leics lose 100% record to Northants after rain
  6. Get involved #bbccricket

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By Matthew Henry and Phil Shepka

All times stated are UK

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And that is it from us.

Another great night of Friday night T20 cricket.

We had a tight finish in our main game at the Oval as Surrey beat Middlesex while there were 449 runs scored as Notts beat Derbyshire at Trent Bridge.

Elsewhere there were wins for Northamptonshire, Essex and Yorkshire.

See you later!

All in all it was a pretty impressive bowling performance from Surrey as they sealed their fifth T20 London derby win in a row at the Oval.

A fortress.

Sam Curran was the stand out with three wickets while Gareth Batty took two.

That all came after a topsy-turvy batting innings which saw Kevin Pietersen run out Aaron Finch - who top scored with 40, injure himself and call for a runner.

'Franklin wicket was key'

Surrey beat Middlesex by 15 runs

James Taylor

Ex-England batsman on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

The wicket of James Franklin took Surrey home. I would expect him to dispatch that low half-volley into the crowd but it was a decent catch by Stuart Meaker.

If Surrey as a side get the runs on the board then they can defend a lot of totals.

They are the most exciting bowling line-up I have seen so far.

Northants win as rain continues

Around the grounds

All over at Grace Road.

Not the way anyone wants to see a game end but with rain falling the match has been abandoned.

That means Northamptonshire Steelbacks beat Leicestershire Foxes by two runs on the DLS method.

Surrey win by 15 runs

Middlesex 141-7 (target 157)

Tom Curran does incredibly well to stop any potential for a boundary, even allowing for an absolute stinker of a dropped catch by Rory Burns in the final over.

That will be on blooper reels but Surrey still get over the line thanks to some genuinely impressive bowling, particularly from the Curran brothers.

Essex thrash Hampshire

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Dan Lawrence
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Sealed with a six.

Ravi Bopara wins the game for Essex with a maximum against Hampshire. They've knocked off the Hampshire total of 124 with 36 balls left and seven wickets remaining.

Dan Lawrence top scored with 47.

Middlesex 135-7 (target 157)

Say what you want about Jade Dernbach, he is a very good death bowler.

But after the first three balls go for just one run, he balls a wild one, for which he apologises but there is still a free hit. He throws down a yorker and that goes for a single.

22 needed to win from the final over. Unlikely?

WICKET Franklin c Meaker b S Curran 38

Middlesex 130-7 (target 157)

James Franklin takes advantage of one full toss from Sam Curran to smash for six, but Curran has another up his sleeve, which Franklin goes after again and puts it right down the throat of Stuart Meaker.

Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire win

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Notts celebrate
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Derbyshire have given it a right good go but they've fallen six runs short in their record chase against Nottinghamshire.

England and Notts bowler Jake Ball held his nerve in the final over to seal the win. That's despite Wayne Madsen making an unbeaten 86 from just 44 balls.

At Headingley, Yorkshire have sealed a comprehensive victory over Birmingham Bears. They've won by 29 runs after bowling the Bears out for 150. Tim Bresnan and Azeem Rafiq took three wickets each.

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WICKET Simpson b S Curran 27

Middlesex 123-6 (target 157)

John Simpson has had a superb couple of overs, but his stumps are totally wiped out by Sam Curran as he tried to swipe the ball away for another boundary.

Toby Roland-Jones comes to the crease. He just needs to hit it and hit it hard.

Middlesex 121-5 (target 157)

John Simpson and James Franklin are bringing Middlesex back into this match, making 35 in the last three overs.

Simpson gets the only boundary of that over from Jade Dernbach, who was bowling every one basically at the body of the bowler.

Eighteen balls left. Thirty-six runs needed. Remember that close finish last week? We've got another now.

Middlesex 110-5 (target 157)

The Curran brothers are doing incredibly well today, but finally one makes a mistake.

Tom Curran bowls a short one to John Simpson, who smashes it right back down the ground.

And then oh my word....

James Franklin goes for the maximum again and Stuart Meaker dives on the boundary rope for the ball, like Gordon Banks v Pele - only this time Pele gets the better of Banks and it goes for six.

Wayne Madsen
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Big finish coming up at Trent Bridge.

Chasing 228, Derbyshire have brought up the 200 in the 19th over.

They need 28 from 10 balls with six wickets left.

If Derbyshire do it, it'll be the highest chase ever in T20 cricket in England.

Middlesex 95-5 (target 157)

John Simpson gets lucky. An inside edge off Sam Curran goes for four after sneaking past his own stumps. But Curran finds some superb deliveries to make sure he doesn't get any sort of momentum going, instead, only singles.

At this point, Surrey were 111-4.

Gareth Batty finished his overs the previous over with figures of 2-29 - including a key wicket of Eoin Morgan.

Rain stops play

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Rain has caused a halt to the game at Grace Road. Leicestershire are 107-3 after 14.3 overs but are two runs behind the Duckworth Lewis Stern mark.

Elsewhere, Yorkshire are closing in on victory. They have Birmingham Bears nine down at Headingley with the visitors needing 42 from 19 balls.

Essex are cruising to victory. They need just another 45 runs to beat Hampshire with 10.2 overs left.

The players are also back off for rain at Cardiff. That game between Glamorgan and Sussex has already been reduced to nine overs match.

WICKET Higgins 7 c Meaker b Batty

Middlesex 86-5 (target 157)

James Franklin takes on Gareth Batty and smashes the first six of six the third over, but Ryan Higgins tries to replicate it and finds Stuart Meaker in the deep.

It looks like Surrey will avenge the defeat last week.

Middlesex 86-4 (chasing 157)

James Taylor

Ex-England batsman on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

As a batting side you don't mind the run-rate hovering around 10 an over.

You feel you are in control and can claw it back, but when it goes north of that you are struggling.

Derbyshire going well in record chase

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Wayne Madsen
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Wayne Madsen has brought up his 50 for Derbyshire against Nottinghamshire. He has reached 73 with his side flying, chasing 228.

If they pull it off it will be the highest T20 run chase in England, beating the record held by Sussex when they chased down Essex 225-3 in 2014 at Chelmsford

Derbyshire are now 179-3 needing 49 runs with seven wickets and 24 balls remaining.

Middlesex 76-4 (target 157)

James Franklin and Ryan Higgins keep finding Jade Derback in the deep this over off Stuart Meaker.

Meaker's spell is over and he finishes with figures of 1-19 as Surrey are just turning the screw on Middlesex here.

I wonder how different things could have been had Brendon McCullum not got out in the first over.

WICKET Morgan c T Curran b Batty 32

Middlesex 67-4 (target 157)

Right now this is not looking good for Middlesex at all.

Eoin Morgan tries to take the game by the scruff of the neck and goes for the boundary, only to find Tom Curran.

Curran puts his hands out like a footballer celebrating scoring in the FA Cup final.

Middlesex 67-3 (target 157)

There's only so much I can really say about what's going on The Oval pitch, which quiet frankly is not an awful lot.

Bowler comes in. Morgan or Franklin dab it away for a single or a dot.

At this point Surrey were 88-3.

Middlesex 61-3 (target 157)

Finally this pair try to get a strangehold on this match. James Franklin sweeps Gareth Batty away for four.

But just two more runs come from the over. At this rate, Middlesex will be well short. They need 94 from 60 balls.

Middlesex 55-3 (target 157)

It's just not working for Eoin Morgan and James Franklin at the moment. At All. Just four runs from that over.

Essex make quick start

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Wayne Madsen
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Essex have lost Varun Chopra but are still rattling along against Hampshire. They're already 39-1 in the fourth over and need just another 86 from 16 overs to win.

Elsewhere, the smart money wouldn't have been on Derbyshire at the interval when Nottinghamshire racked up 227 at Trent Bridge but the visitors have reached 133-2 in the 12th over. Wayne Madsen (42 not out) and Luis Reece (27 not out) are going well.

In the shortened game at Cardiff, Sussex have reached 23-2 after three overs with six overs left.

Middlesex 51-3 (target 157)

We've got spin for the first time in this innings. Gareth Batty, the man to do so much damage when these two met last week in a vein cause, comes to the fore.

Nine come from that over, including a couple of wides. It's all a bit quiet at the Oval. They want to see some fireworks.

WICKET Stirling c Finch b Meaker 6

Middlesex 39-3 (target 157)

Paul Stirling goes for broke but can only find Stuart Meaker in the deep. At the moment everything is going in Surrey's favour.

He faced six balls and scored six runs. James Franklin comes in to bat.

Middlesex 38-2 (target 157)

Paul Stirling can barely move anything other than his arms. But he still manages to hit a four, which given is more than most of us could do in his state.

That's the powerplay over.

Birmingham top order blown away

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Birmingham Bears are struggling badly against Yorkshire. They're now five down in the eighth over with England bowlers past and present, Tim Bresnan, David Willey and Adil Rashid among the wickets.

Billy Godleman started well but has gone for a very good 43 from 19 balls for Derbyshire against Notts. His side are chasing a massive 228 though and need someone to match the impressive 110 made by Riki Wessels. Derbyshire are 76-2 after 7 overs.

Meanwhile, Leicestershire have lost Cameron Delport for 30, chasing 166 at Northants. The hosts are 66-2.

WICKET Malan c Meaker b S Curran 12

Middlesex 26-2 (target 157)

Sam Curran
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Dawid Malan goes for the big for but just picks out Stuart Meaker at deep mid-wicket. Pinpoint hitting the fielder there from Malan.

Paul Stirling comes to the crease but he is clearly injured and needs a runner - Brendon McCullum is back out.

Middlesex 25-1 (target 157)

Tom Curran comes into the Surrey bowling attack, replacing his brother, and his first ball is hit for four by Dawid Malan to mid-wicket.

But only few more singles follow for the rest of the over.

Good starts for Derbyshire and Leicestershire

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Chasing a massive 228, Derbyshire have made a decent start in reaching 61-1 after five overs. Billy Godleman has been the aggressor with 34.

Leicestershire are also going well in their bid to make 166 to beat Northants. Cameron Delport is on the charge in making 25 as Leicestershire reach 38-0 after five overs.

Hampshire have finished their innings against Essex and have been restricted to 124-9. That looks a low total.

Middlesex 17-1 (target 157)

Finally a boundary for Middlesex as Eoin Morgan pounces on a short ball from Jade Dernbach, and the England captain smacks the ball away for four.

That was clearly a sighter as he smashes the next ball for six straight down the ground. He didn't even bother starting to run.

Middlesex 6-1 (target 157)

Eoin Morgan comes in to replace the Kiwi but it's another excellent over for Surrey as only four runs come off it.

Meanwhile, Brendon McCullum doesn't look particularly happy the camera is getting in his face...

WICKET McCullum c Roy b Dernbach 0

Middlesex 2-1 (target 157)

Brendon McCullum had tried to attack Jade Dernbach's first over, missed a couple of deliveries and then, after a single and a leg bye, swung at the final delivery.

He hit it right in the air and Jason Roy fumbles but holds onto the ball.

Nine over contest at Cardiff

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Essex celebrate
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After a rain delay we're going to have a nine over game between Glamorgan and Sussex. Glamorgan have won the toss and have elected to bowl. The game will start at 20:30 BST.

Elsewhere, Hampshire are faltering badly against Essex. They've lost another two wickets and are now 166-8 with two overs left.

At Headingley, Birmingham Bears have lost Sam Hain and Ian Bell to Tim Bresnan. The Bears are 19-2 in the fourth over.

Middlesex 0-0 (Surrey 156-6)

They're back out.

Jade Dernbach to open the bowling to Brendon McCullum...

'Surrey can defend this'

Surrey set Middlesex 157 to win

James Taylor

Ex-England batsman on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

I think on this wicket and with this outfield, Surrey can defend this.

They would have wanted more and could have got more but credit must go to the to Middlesex bowlers and fielders.

They took wickets when they needed them. They did an excellent job once that first five overs were out of the way.

Surrey set Middlesex 157 to win

Kevin Pietersen
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What do you make of that?

Surrey started off like a steam train but then the hosts were pegged back well by Middlesex.

The middle period of that innings was as strange as I've seen for a long time. Not how KP planned it.

WICKET

Sibley c Simpson b Roland-Jones 23 (Surrey 156-7)

A nick through to the keeper on the final ball.

Surrey end on 156.