Fixture Type: SET
Venue: Kidderminster CC
Fixture Date: Monday 13 May
Start Time: 12:00pm
Results: Won by 2 wickets
Worcestershire defeated Derbyshire by 2 wickets in the 2nd XI 40-Over Trophy match at Kidderminster.
Derbyshire were put into bat and scored 244-8 off their 40 overs, with Ben Slater top-scoring for the visitors, with 64. For the home side Richard Jones took 4-63 off 8 overs, with Joe Leach (3-47 off 8 overs) and Chris Russell (1-31 off 8 overs) being the other wicket-takers.
Worcestershire, at one stage, were 21-3 in reply but Aneesh Kapil, J Leach and Matt Pardoe fought back as Kapil and J Leach (44) put on 86 for the fourth wicket followed by 84 runs for the fifth wicket between Kapil and Pardoe (36). Kapil then reached his century off 92 balls before he was out for 106 off 95 balls, with 13 fours and 1 six, with Worcestershire still 5 runs short of victory.
But George Rhodes (16*) sealed the win, with a six, as Worcestershire won with an over to spare by finishing on 250-8 off 39 overs.
WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND XI (250-8) BEAT DERBYSHIRE 2ND XI (244-8) BY 2 WICKETS
Worcestershire Team: Steve Leach, Ben Cox+, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Aneesh Kapil, Joe Leach*, Matt Pardoe, Shaaiq Choudhry, Alex Hepburn, George Rhodes, Richard Jones, Chris Russell