Surrey kept their perfect Twenty20 Cup record as they knocked Worcestershire out in the qurater-finals at The Oval.
Holders Surrey secured their place in the Twenty20 Cup semi-finals with a 14-run win over Worcestershire at The Oval.
Set 146 to win the visitors seemed to have the chase under control at 70 for two - but some intelligent bowling saw a steady flow of wickets.
Phil Sampson, Adam Hollioake, Jimmy Ormond and Nayan Doshi bowled tidily in the middle of the innings and Worcestershire could not keep up with the run-rate - finishing on 131 for eight.
The victory maintains Surrey's 100% record in the two years of the competition.
Worcestershire needed 43 off the last four overs with Andy Bichel and Andrew Hall at the crease but once Bichel departed to a stunning catch by Mark Ramprakash for 17 they were chasing a lost cause.
Vikram Solanki got Worcestershire off to a good start, making 33 from 28 balls and continuing his good form in the one-day game.
He lost his opening partner Graeme Hick with the score on 19 when the acting captain attempted to pull Rikki Clarke and edged to the keeper.
Gareth Batty made 23 from 28 balls but Surrey's attack bowled the right line and Worcestershire, but the decisive spells of the match came from Doshi and Ormond.
Doshi took one for 19 from his four overs - his wicket coming when he took a superb return catch to dismiss David Leatherdale.
Ormond took two for 14 from four overs bowling Solanki when he looked well set and having Batty caught at third man by Ali Brown. Adam Hollioake wrapped it up taking three wickets at the end of the Worcestershire innings.
Surrey owed their final total to some belligerent hitting by Hollioake who hit two fours and three sixes in his unbeaten 45 off 29 balls.
One six off Andy Bichel went straight into the pavilion and with captain Jon Batty (18), Hollioake added 40 for the seventh wicket.
The pick of the Worcester attack was Nadeem Malik who took three for 23 from his four overs.
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