Matt Prior smashed an impressive half century to help the Sussex Sharks cruise to a 7 wicket victory over the Gloucestershire Gladiators at Archdeacon Meadow in Gloucester.
Set a target of 166 for victory the Sharks powerful top order wasted little time chasing down the total with only Luke Wright (0) failing with the bat.
Brendon McCullum (22) and Murray Goodwin (27) contributed useful totals but it was the inning of Prior which made the difference.
The England wicket keeper smashed 11 fours and 3 sixes on his way to a total of 90.
Having been put into bat by the Sharks the home side set a competitive total thanks to innings from James Franklin (26) and Chris Taylor (35).