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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

Birmingham win by two runs

What a turn around, Birmingham who looked to be heading for defeat win by two runs. Aaron Thomason went for a Yorker and managed to pull it off for his side.

That's the end of our in-play clips coverage for tonight but we'll be back tomorrow evening with coverage from Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire.


Zaib ct Patel b Thomason 6 - (Northamptonshire 160-6)

Captain Wakely hits six

Northamptonshire captain Alex Wakely hits a six.


Crook ct CDG b Barker 2 - (Northamptonshire 146-5)


Keogh b de Grandhomme 18 - (Northamptonshire 137-4)


Duckett b Patel 9 - (Northamptonshire 85-3)


Rossington ct Thomason b Patel 43 - (Northamptonshire 85-2)

Levi bowled

Was this a turning point for Birmingham? Richard Levi is bowled by Aaron Thomason.

Another six from Levi

Richard Levi was in such good form before that wicket he managed to hit the bar.

Levi hits six

Richard Levi was motoring before that wicket, he hit two sixes close together. Here's the first if you didn't catch it.


Levi b Thomason 33 - (Northamptonshire 58-1)

Patel hits six

Jeetan Patel hits the final six of the innings for Birmingham.

Six, Six, Six

In case you missed it earlier here's the six from Grant Elliott, pouncing on a delivery from Nathan Buck.

Grant Elliott pounces on a delivery from Buck to hit six

End of the innings

Birmingham 172-9

A decent first innings from Birmingham, although Northamptonshire will be confident of chasing it in the second innings.


Mellor b Gleeson 1 - (Birmingham 163-9)


Barker b Gleeson 9 - (Birmingham 162-8)

De Grandhomme hits six!

Another six for Birmingham this time for de Grandhomme prior to being caught.


Elliott b Buck 23 - (Birmingham 150-7)


Thomason run out (Gleeson) 5 - (Birmingham 141-6)


de Grandhomme ct Gleeson b Buck 37 - (Birmingham 136-5)

Hose's massive six

Before he was caught Hose managed to hit it out of the boundary for Birmingham.


Hain run out 28 - (Birmingham 82-4)


Hose ct Wakely b Keogh 19 - (Birmingham 79-3)


Bell b Keogh 16 - (Birmingham 49-1)

Ian Bell is bowled trying to reverse sweep Rob Keogh.

Ed Pollock caught by Adam Rossington

Here's the first wicket of the evening, Ed Pollock caught by Northamptonshire's Adam Rossington for 13.

Pollock with the first six of the innings

Ed Pollock hits the first six of the innings for Birmingham with a ball hooked over the head of Rob Keogh.


Pollock c Rossington b Kleinveldt (Birmingham 22-1)

Teams and Toss

Northamptonshire win the toss and bowl first

Northamptonshire won the toss and decided to bowl first, here's how tonight's teams line-up:

Northamptonshire: Richard Levi, Adam Rossington(wk), Ben Duckett, Alex Wakely(c), Rob Keogh, Saif Zaib, Steven Crook, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Sanderson, Nathan Buck, Richard Gleeson.

Birmingham: Ed Pollock, Ian Bell(c), Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Grant Elliott, Colin de Grandhomme, Aaron Thomason, Keith Barker, Alex Mellor(wk), Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin.

Good evening

Welcome to our in-play clips coverage of tonight's T20 Blast group game between Northamptonshire v Birmingham.

We'll be bringing you the best action with highlights from both innings.

You'll also be able to pick three different commentaries to listen to, as we have ball by ball commentary from BBC Radio Northampton, BBC WM and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra this evening.