Lancashire’s Steven Croft fell to the bottom whereas trying to comple a run in a T20 Blast match.© T20 Blast/Twitter
Joe Root and his teammates at Yorkshire obtained applause from the Outdated Trafford crowd on Saturday once they determined to not run out Lancashire’s Steven Croft when the latter went down with an harm whereas finishing a run throughout a T20 Blast match. Croft’s teammate Luke Wells hit a supply to mid-off and set off for a run. Whereas Wells was in a position to make his floor on the non-striker’s finish, Croft collapsed mid-pitch with what appeared like a hamstring harm. Yorkshire wicket-keeper Harry Duke gathered the ball on the striker’s finish however didn’t run Croft out.
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“Yorkshire had been effectively inside their rights to take away the bails, it must be stated,” stated one of many commentators on air on the time.
Nevertheless, the gamers gathered round Croft whilst Wells tried to assist out his teammate earlier than physios took over.
The gesture apart, there wasn’t a lot to have fun for Yorkshire as not solely had been they restricted to 128 for 7 batting first however Lancashire additionally acquired to the goal with an over to spare.
With this win, Lancashire made the quarter-finals of the competitors, becoming a member of their opponents within the final eight.
Wells went on to prime rating for Lancashire with 30 off 37 balls whereas Croft remained unbeaten on 26 off 29 balls to see Lancashire by way of in a low-scoring contest.
Luke Wooden picked up 4 for 20 for Lancashire whereas Root top-scored for his crew with 32 from No.3.
The quarter-finals of the competitors can be performed from August 24 to 27 after The Hundred concludes.
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