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So, there we have it.

We started the night with 14 counties having a mathematical chance of reaching the quarter-finals and we finish the evening with five of them getting over the line.

That has to be one of the most dramatic group stages since the competition began.

Don't worry - T20 Blast action returns in four days time when the quarter-finals begin.

Until then, thanks for being with us.

Quarter-finals decided

Don't forget, every single one of those quarter-finals will be live here on BBC Sport.

We'll have full text commentary with live in-play video clips plus full match commentary on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra.

We'll kick things off on Tuesday evening with Derbyshire against Hampshire.

Quarter-final draw

So here is your 2017 T20 Blast quarter-final line-up:

  • Tuesday 22 August - Derbyshire Falcons v Hampshire
  • Wednesday 23 August - Glamorgan v Leicestershire Foxes
  • Thursday 24 August - Notts Outlaws v Somerset
  • Friday 25 August - Surrey v Birmingham Bears

BreakingGlamorgan beat Middlesex by seven wickets

Glamorgan 100-3 (13 overs) v Middlesex 99-8

And there it is, the last result of the night is in.

Glamorgan beat Middlesex by seven wickets and finish top of the South Group to reach the quarter-finals for the second year in a row.

We now know are eight quarter-finalists. Stay tuned - we'll have the full draw for you shortly....

Glamorgan need 10 off 12 balls

Glamorgan 89-3 (12 overs) v Middlesex 99-8

Under a run-a-ball now for Glamorgan as they move into the last two overs in Cardiff.

They'll finish things off despite the rain returning.

Glamorgan need 22 off 18 balls

Glamorgan 78-3 (11 overs) v Middlesex 99-8

Down to the last three overs in Cardiff.

Glamorgan need 22 to win and make sure of top spot in the South Group. They're already guaranteed a home quarter-final after Hampshire's defeat by Somerset earlier.

Who misses out?

So, the complexion of the two groups has changed somewhat from how it started this evening.

Sides who've slipped out of the top four of their respective groups are:

  • Yorkshire
  • Kent

Can Middlesex pull off the unthinkable?

Glamorgan 59-3 (9 overs) v Middlesex 99-8

So, 41 runs required off 30 balls for Glamorgan to complete their chase of 100 against Middlesex.

The hosts look well set, but if Middlesex were to sneak the win, it would put them into the quarter-finals at the expense of Somerset.

Who's through?

They're still playing in Cardiff as Glamorgan chase 100 against Middlesex to secure top spot in the South Group.

Seven of the eight teams who'll be in the hat have already been decided....

  • Glamorgan
  • Notts Outlaws
  • Derbyshire
  • Birmingham Bears
  • Leicestershire
  • Surrey
  • Hampshire

So, we're nearly there with the full quarter-final line-up with just the one game still in play....

BreakingSurrey beat Kent by 10 runs

Kent 144-8 (20 overs) v Surrey 154-9

All over at Canterbury and Rikki Clarke takes three wickets in the final over to grab Surrey a home quarter-final!

His side win by 10 runs in an epic. Kent crash out.

BreakingLeicestershire Foxes beat Notts Outlaws by two runs

Notts 201-8 (20 overs) v Leicestershire 203-5 (20 overs)

A brilliant final over from Mathew Pillans. Five runs and a wicket from it and Leicestershire Foxes beat Notts Outlaws to reach the last eight.

Clarke's double strike for Surrey

Kent 141-7 (19.3 overs) v Surrey 154-9

Alex Blake caught and bowled by Rikki Clarke and Kent need 14 off four balls.

Next ball, Jimmy Neesham clubs one into the deep, but Moises Henriques holds on to the catch.

14 needed off just three balls now and Kent's quarter-final dream looks gone.

Notts 198-8 (17 overs) v Leicestershire 203-5 (20 overs)

Notts Outlaws need six runs off the final two balls to beat Leicestershire Foxes and deny them a place in the quarter-finals.

Kent need 15 off last over v Surrey

Kent 140 (19 overs) v Surrey 154-9

Down to the last over at Canterbury and remember, the winner is definitely through in this one.

Jade Dernbach sees his first ball smashed for six by Jimmy Neesham, but then bowls four dots to finish it and give his side a great chance of going through.

Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire by two wickets

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 169-8 (19.3 overs)

Birmingham Bears are through to the quarter-final. Lancashire are out.

A truly amazing game of cricket.

The Bears were 145-1 in the 16th over with 19 runs needed before losing seven wickets. In the end Birmingham limp over the line.

WICKET Christian (c Delport b McKay) 73

An unbelievable knock from Dan Christian is over. He makes 73 from 32.

Notts need eight from the final over to win and knock out Leicestershire.

WICKET Thomason (c Vilas b Lilley) 1

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 160-8 (19 overs)

Unbelievable. Just unbelievable.

Four from six balls needed for Birmingham Bears.

Tie sees the Bears through.

BreakingSussex beat Essex by 55 runs

Sussex 172-4 (20 overs) v Essex 117 (15.5 overs)

All over at Hove and Simon Harmer is the last man out for Essex as Jofra Archer bowls him around his legs with a yorker.

Sussex get the big win and move to 14 points, but they will finish outside the top four after Somerset's big win against Hampshire sees them finish with a superior net run-rate.

WICKET Mellor (b Lilley) 0

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 159-7 (18.4 overs)

Bowled him!

Remarkable, just remarkable.

This could be the greatest comeback I have ever seen.

Northants v Durham called off

Northants v Durham 208-3 (20 overs)

The rain ends the game in Northampton. No result and that means defending champions Northamptonshire Steelbacks are out.

WICKET Stevens (c Foakes b S Curran) 13

Kent 129-5 (17.1 overs) v Surrey 154-9

So, the big issue to resolve in the South Group is going to unfold at Canterbury.

The winner is most definitely into the last eight with a win, but which side is is going to be?

Darren Stevens looked like being the man to get Kent over the line, but Sam Curran has him caught behind at a crucial stage to give Surrey new hope.

Sussex can't get through

Sussex 172-4 (20 overs) v Essex 107-9 (14.5 overs)

That win for Somerset means that Sussex can't overtake them in the table on net run-rate despite the fact the Sharks are racing to a big win of their own against Essex.

Mohammed Amir, who heads back to Pakistan tomorrow to join up with his national team-mates, is the ninth wicket to fall at Hove for the visitors.

WICKET Elliot (c Croft b Livingstone) 1

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 158-6 (18 overs)

Lancashire have a fifth wicket!

And another! Sam Hain gone! Liam Livingstone is on a hat-trick. Birmingham need six to win from 13.

Lancashire think they're back in this now from no where.

Nail biter at Trent Bridge

Notts 165-6 (17 overs) v Leicestershire 203-5 (20 overs)

Big finish at Trent Bridge. They require 39 from the final three overs to beat Leicestershire.

BreakingSomerset beat Hampshire by 98 runs

Hampshire 91 (18.3 overs) v Somerset 189-3

Big win for Somerset against Hampshire!

That may well get them a place in the quarter-finals with a huge boost to the net run-rate.

Hampshire have missed their chance it would seem to secure a home quarter-final and will now have to sit and wait to see where they finish in the South Group.

Kent need 41 off 24 balls

Kent 114-4 (16 overs) v Surrey 154-9

Down to the last four overs of the winner-takes-all clash at Canterbury.

Kent looked well set to chase 155 against Surrey a few overs ago, but Surrey have tightened the squeeze beautifully with the ball.

Kent need 10-an-over off the last four to get home.

BreakingDerbyshire beat Worcestershire by 48 runs

Derbyshire 146-8 (20 overs) v Worcestershire 98 all out (15.4 overs)

Derbyshire Falcons qualify for the quarter-finals!

WICKET Sibley (c Lilley b Khan)

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 154-4 (16.5 overs)

Lancashire couldn't, could they?

19 from 10 needed.

Essex almost done

Sussex 172-4 (20 overs) v Essex 95-8 (13.2 overs)

Almost done and dusted down at Hove where Essex keep trying to clear the ropes, but keep finding the safe hands of Sussex's fielders.

Will Beer has a third wicket as Paul Walter pulls one down the throat of deep mid-wicket.

Sussex look set to win big but even that might not be enough to get into the quarter-finals.

WICKET De Grandhomme (c Buttler b Khan) 1

Lancashire 163-4 (20 overs) v Birmingham 152-3 (16.2 overs)

I'm sticking by my prediction. Birmingham Bears are still going to win this and reach the quarter-finals but they're stuttering over the line.

Junaid Khan takes his first wicket. 12 from 22 needed.

Four wickets for Tahir

Derbyshire 146-8 (20 overs) v Worcestershire 95-9 (14.5 overs)

The Imran Tahir celebration is in full flow.

Derbyshire's South African spinner is running around the outfield as he takes a fourth wicket.

One more needed for Derbyshire...

WICKET Hose (st Buttler b Parkinson) 49

It isn't going to affect the outcome but Matt Parkinson has got one to turn sideways off the Old Trafford track to get Adam Hose stumped one short of his half-century.

The Bears are still comfortable. They need just 19 from 28 balls

Derbyshire closing in

Derbyshire 146-8 (20 overs) v Worcestershire 89-8 (13.5 overs)

Another in the bag for Derbyshire!

Matt Henry (not me the New Zealander) with his first wicket after finding the outside edge of Alex Hepburn's bat.

Make that eight down! Barnard becomes Imran Tahir's third scalp. Derbyshire are going to make the quarter-finals...

WICKET Denly (c Foakes b Clarke) 40

Kent 99-4 (13.4 overs) v Surrey 154-9

Well, well. Are Surrey still in this one?

Joe Denly was looking set to guide his side into the last eight, but he edges Rikki Clarke behind to Ben Foakes and now the visitors have their tails up.

Billings falls for Kent

Kent 97-3 (13 overs) v Surrey 154-9

Still a little bit in the balance at Canterbury as Surrey once again break a partnership at a handy time.

Sam Billings chops a ball from Mosies Henriques on to his own stumps to fall for 15.

Kent still with work to do to get to 155 and book their quarter-final spot.

Rapids lose their sixth wicket

Derbyshire 146-8 (20 overs) v Worcestershire 86-6 (12.4 overs)

I reckon any team with Imran Tahir in their line-up is a danger in the knockout stages. Derbyshire's leggie has his second wicket, getting Ross Whiteley caught. Worcestershire Rapids are still in with a sniff with 61 runs needed with 44 balls remaining but it will have to be the lower order that get those runs.

Middlesex set a round 100

Glamorgan v Middlesex 99-8 (14 overs)

Middlesex's rain-reduced innings of 14 overs has finished on 99-8.

Glamorgan can secure top spot in the South Group and a home quarter-final if they chase down 100 from their 14 overs.

Patel falls for Notts Outlaws

Notts 109-5 (12 overs) v Leicestershire 203-5 (20 overs)

Samit Patel is gone! That's a huge wicket for Leicestershire.

Mathew Pillans does the job dismissing the all-rounder for 39. Derbyshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire are all looking good for a win.

That's bad news for second-placed Yorkshire Vikings. They'll drop out of the qualification places if those three teams win.

WICKET Ten Doeschate (c Jordan b Beer) 27

Sussex 172-4 (20 overs) v Essex 64-6 (9.4 overs)

Essex are crashing out of contention fast and Sussex are hanging in there in their bid to steal the last quarter-final berth.

Ryan ten Doeschate tries to smash Will Beer for six down to deep mid-wicket but doesn't get enough on it to prevent a sprinting Chris Jordan from getting round in time to take the catch.