One-Day Cup: Tim Bresnan's limited-overs best helps Yorkshire beat Notts

Tim Bresnan
Tim Bresnan's previous best score in a one-day game was 80 for England against Australia in 2009
Royal London One-Day Cup, Scarborough
Nottinghamshire 251-9 (50 overs): Mullaney 89*, Christian 52; Bresnan 2-24
Yorkshire 254-8 (49.4 overs): Bresnan 95*, Rashid 41; Christian 3-44
Yorkshire won by two wickets
Match scorecard

Tim Bresnan made the highest limited-overs score of his career as Yorkshire beat Notts by two wickets to close in on a One-Day Cup quarter-final place.

The all-rounder hit an unbeaten 95 at Scarborough as the home side reached 254-8 with two balls to spare.

Earlier, he took two wickets as Notts slumped to 46-5 after being put in.

Steven Mullaney and Dan Christian (52) shared a sixth-wicket stand of 85, the former making 89 not out in their total of 251-9, but it was not enough.

The White Rose county's win, their fourth in six games, kept them top of the northern group with two to play, while the visitors suffered only their second defeat.

Three Notts batsmen went for ducks as Yorkshire's seam attack ran through their top order, but Mullaney hit five sixes in his 94-ball innings to enable to them to post a decent total.

Adam Lyth made 39 off 26 balls at the start of Yorkshire's reply, but they went from 45-0 to 50-4 as Harry Gurney and Jake Ball took two wickets each.

Adil Rashid (41) added 97 with Bresnan, who struck two sixes and six fours before Azeem Rafiq collected the winning boundary.