Worcestershire defeated Shropshire by four wickets in their T20 friendly at Shifnal.
Shropshire won the toss and elected to bat and scored an impressive 182-7 off their 20 overs, with Bilal Shafayat top-scoring with 62 and Ed Foster making 27. Chris Russell (2-31) and Graeme Cessford (2-39) were the joint top wicket-takers for Worcestershire.
For Worcestershire there were contributions from Tom Kohler-Cadmore (20), Alexei Kervezee (26) and Ben Cox (31) but, with the closing overs played in heavy rain, Neil Pinner’s unbeaten knock of 77 took the visitors to victory with 8 balls to spare, as they ended up on 186-6 off 18.4 overs.
WORCESTERSHIRE (186-6) BEAT SHROPSHIRE (182-7) BY 4 WICKETS
Worcestershire Team: Tilan Samaraweera, Moeen Ali*, Alexei Kervezee, Aneesh Kapil, Neil Pinner, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Ben Cox+, Brett D’Oliveira, Chris Russell, David Lucas, Graeme Cessford