NOTTS breezed to Twenty20 glory because the cricket season lastly completed.
The Outlaws overcame Surrey by six wickets with 16 balls to spare within the decider at T20 Blast finals day at Edgbaston.
Nottinghamshire captain Dan Christian lifts the Vitality Blast Trophy together with his teammates after victory within the Vitality Blast 20 ClosingCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Ben Duckett celebrates as he leads the way in which with a giant efficiencyCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
October 4 is the most recent finish in historical past to the English season and the ultimate concluded at 9.45pm after the rain ultimately relented.
Left-hander Ben Duckett guided the Outlaws to their goal of 128 in 16 overs with a managed innings of 53 not out from 38 balls.
He performed Exams and one-dayers for England in 2016 however pale from the scene amid a few disciplinary points. He believes he’s adequate to play worldwide cricket once more.
Notts have been euphoric following their agonising one-run defeat within the semi-finals final yr.
Duckett, who hit the profitable runs with back-to-back boundaries off Surrey skipper Gareth Batty, stated: “After dropping within the semi final yr, it’s a superb feeling to get the boys over the road.
“Fortunately I hit the gaps on the finish and we obtained over the road fairly convincingly.”
After Saturday’s washout, the motion started at 3.15pm with the semi-finals decreased to 11 overs-a-side and the ultimate a 16-over affair.
Surrey’s innings began badly and completed worse. Solely a third-wicket partnership of 90 between England’s Jason Roy and ex-Sussex batsman Laurie Evans allowed them to achieve 127-7 of their 16 overs.
Peter Trego of Notts Outlaws poses with the Vitality Blast trophyCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Ben Duckett of Nottingham hits the profitable runs in opposition to SurreyCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
They didn’t strike a boundary from their final 29 deliveries.
In reply, Notts have been in massive bother at 19-3 however Duckett and 39-year-old veteran Peter Trego — in his first T20 match of the summer time — pulled issues spherical with a fourth-wicket stand of 63.
He made 31 from 21 balls earlier than being lbw to left-arm spinner Dan Moriarty. Captain Dan Christian joined Duckett and helped end the job in a rush.
Notts beat Lancashire comfortably of their semi-final, though their gamers have been warned by the umpires for extreme foul language.
Christian took his group to the brink by whacking 4 successive sixes off Liam Livingstone.
Surrey swept apart Gloucestershire within the first semi however have been no match for Notts’ expertise, nous and talent.