Sussex will face Worcestershire Rapids if they beat Somerset in Vitality Blast Finals Day semi

Sussex Sharks will face the Worcestershire Rapids in the final of the Vitality Blast if they beat Somerset in the second semi-final.

Saturday, 15th September 2018, 2:54 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th September 2018, 3:08 pm
Moeen Ali hits a six against Lancashire

The Rapids beat Lancashire by 20 runs.

Worcestershire were put in by Lancashire and Moeen Ali got the Rapids off to a great start with 41 from 21 balls.

But a collapse saw them reduced to 97-6. But some great hitting and inventive stroke play from Ben Cox (55 not out) and Ed Barnard (28 not out) helped them post a total of 169-6.

Moeen Ali hits a six against Lancashire

Liam Livingstone (30 from 18 balls) and Arron Lilley (23) gave Lancashire a decent start but Pat Brown produced a superb performance with the ball, taking 4-21 in his four over spell.

Keaton Jennings hit a half century but the task of 29 runs from the final over was too much.

The Sussex v Somerset game starts at 2.30pm, with the final due to start at 6.45pm.

Jos Buttler
The trophy