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Jennings 84 helps Lancashire

Keaton Jennings struck nine fours in his 84 off 88 balls for Lancashire.
Keaton Jennings struck nine fours in his 84 off 88 balls for Lancashire.

LONDON, Thursday - Lancashire went second in the One-Day Cup North Group with a 30-run win over Derbyshire in a rain-shortened match on Thursday.

Play at Old Trafford got under way two hours late and the hosts made 239-6 in their allocated 38 overs. England opener Keaton Jennings starred with 84, while Australian debutant Jake Lehmann made 77 not out.

Derbyshire stumbled to 122-6 in their pursuit of 240, with two run outs not helping the cause, as only Anuj Dal’s 52 helped them finish on 209-7.

Sussex looked on course to chase a testing 356 thanks to a record sixth-wicket partnership of 232 between David Wiese (171) and captain Ben Brown (64). But they lost 5-11 in the closing overs as Mason Crane (3-55) and Kyle Abbott (3-64) helped dismiss them for 346.

Centuries from Tom Alsop (124) and Aiden Markram (130) in a 184-run stand earlier helped Hampshire post 355-5.

Surrey’s woeful One-Day Cup form continued as they were handed a sixth defeat in seven games by Kent.

After choosing to bat, the hosts were bowled out for 127 at The Oval with Daniel Bell-Drummond (2-22) and Matt Renshaw (2-17) taking their first-ever wickets in 50-over cricket. Dean Elgar was the only batsman to stay at the crease for a significant time, top-scoring with 62 not out. Kent reached the target of 128 in 28 overs to collect their first win.

Royal London One-Day Cup Scores:

+At Old Trafford: Lancashire 239-6 (38/38 overs): (Jennings 84, Lehmann 77 n.o.)

Derbyshire 209-7 (38/38 overs): (Dal 52; Croft 2-20)

Lancashire (2pts) beat Derbyshire by 30 runs

+At Southampton: Hampshire 355-5 (50 overs): (Markram 130, Alsop 124; Hamza 2-62)

Sussex 346 (49.3 overs): (Wiese 171, Brown 64; Crane 3-55)

Hampshire (2 pts) beat Sussex by nine runs

+At Kia Oval: Surrey 127 (35.2 overs): (Elgar 62 n.o; Milnes 3-37)

Kent 131-2 (28 overs): (Bell-Drummond 41, Kuhn 36 n.o.)

Kent (2pts) beat Surrey by eight wickets


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