The Worcestershire Royals hold the advantages after setting Yorkshire Carnegie an imposing total of 208-7 to chase for victory at New Road.
On a glorious summers evening Vikram Solanki and Phil Jaques both registered rapid 30’s on a perfect batting track to help the Royals reach 74-2 after just 5.6 overs.
Although Solanki and Jaques didn’t remain at the crease for long their explosive start ensured the Royals held the upper hand throughout the game.
Alexei Kervezee (7) and Daryl Mitchell (6) were unable to contribute with th ebat before Australian Steve Smith (34) built a 6th wicket partnership of 58 runs with James Cameron before the young spinner was dismissed by Adil Rashid in the 15th over.
Cameron (51) remained at the crease to record an impressive half century from just 30 balls which included 4 fours and 3 sixes.