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The second day of the Twenty20 Cup is under way at Trent Bridge with Nottinghamshire chasing Lancashires target of 164 to win, meanwhile at Canterbury heavy rain as forced the players off after only five overs.

17:54 - WICKET Kent win, Middlebrook tries to hit a four but gets caught at mid wicket.

17:54 One ball to go, Essex need 4 more.

17:53 - WICKET Hollioake plays and misses, they go for the single and Flower is run out 48-5

17:51 - WICKET Foster goes, bowled by Yasir Arafat 48-4

17:50 Wide, very wide, four from three balls.

17:49 Foster FOUR, five need from three balls, its to close to call.

17:49 Foster, SIX, that was huge and brings Essex back into it.

17:47 With six balls left Essex need 15 more runs, Kent look a lot happier!

17:46 - WICKET RN ten Doeschate run out! 31-3

17:45 Ten balls to go, 20 needed.

17:41 Better over from Essex, 10 from it including a six.

17:38 - WICKET Kent look a bit happier! Bichel gets caught on the boundary 15-2

17:33 - WICKET We might just have a game on, Pettini goes LBW bolwed McLaren 13-1

17:32 Fantastic start for the Eagles, 13-0 after the first over, a full house at Canterbury are booing every run.

17:30 The Spitfires are less then amused feeling the umpires have handed the game to the Eagles on a plate.

17:29 The covers are coming off at Canterbury and its a 5 over slog for Essex, they need just 50!

17:25 Outlaws win, Jefferson hits the winning runs down the ground with a stright drive back past Anderson!

17:24 Lancashire need a miracle now.

17:23 Its the Outlaws game now, eight in two balls, they now need three from six balls.

17:22 Big four from Patel as he looks to win the game.

17:21 Its going to go to the wire, 12 more runs are needed, its edge of the seat stuff, who will make the first mistake, bowler or batsman.

17:17 Its getting very tight at Trent Bridge, with 12 balls left they need 19 more runs.

17:16 With 18 balls to go the Outlaws need another 29.

17:15 Big chance gone, a huge drop by Law, he lets Patel off the hook with a huge drop.

17:12 The pressure is starting to build for the Outlaws as the need 39 of 23 balls.

17:08 - WICKET Chris Read goes, stumped by Cross of the bowling of Keedy for 8 124-4

17:01 After a great partnership between Flmeming and Patel Lancashire are now slowly putting pressure on Nottinghamshire with the use of spinners at both ends. The runs are coming very slowly, 60 from 37.

16:58 - WICKET Hussey is furious, giving up an easy catch for 21 99-3

16:56 Samit Patel brings up his 50 off 37 balls as the Outlaws chase down 164.

16:48 Hussey and Patel and starting to build a partnership for the Outlaws with another 86 needed from 60 balls.

16:42 Its not looking good at Canterbury as the rain is still falling

16:38 - WICKET Lancashire hit back as Fleming goes for 18 60-2

16:26 Nottinghamshire are starting to progress after a slow start, with 4 overs gone they are 26-1.

16:16 - WICKET Lancashire make an early break through with Swann going for 6 giving Hodge an easy catch 7-1

16:09 Stephen Fleming and Greame Swann walk out onto the pitch at Trent Bridge.

15:53 The Lancashire innings is over at Trent Bridge and they will be disappointed by the way they have batted with nobody posting a big score, Nottinghamshire will feel confident chasing 164 to win at home.

15:48 The Outlaws bowlers are on top, with an over to go Lancashire are 147-6.

15:46 Swann completes his 4 overs for figures of 22-2.

15:45 With two overs left in their innings Lancashire are 137-6.

15:42 - WICKET Gareth Cross goes for a quickfire 33 thanks to a fantastic diving catch by Clough 132-6

15:39 Its looking pretty bad at Canterbury with the rain getting heavy and the sell out crowd being entertained by thunder and lightning.

15:35 Gareth Cross is on the attack hitting the Outlaws bowlers around the ground for a quick fire 23 of 17 balls. With 5 overs to go Lancashire will be targeting around 145.

15:28 - WICKET Lancashire are in big trouble as Stuart Law skies an easy catch to Ealham as the wickets start to tumble 93-5

15:25 The covers are on at Canterbury but so far only light rain is falling, but, the cloud is very grey.

15:24 - WICKET Greame Swann strikes in his first over trapping Steven Croft LBW for 3 85-4

15:21 Its started to rain at Canterbury and the players are coming off with Kent 44-1 after 5.2 overs.

15:20 Kent are off to a great start but the clouds are gathering above the ground with rain on its way.

15:16 - WICKET The third wicket of the day falls at Trent Bridge as Law drags the ball onto his own stumps off the bowling of Clough after hitting a six the previous ball 73-3

15:14 - WICKET Tony Palladino takes the first wicket of the day at Canterbury by knocking over Joe Denlys off stump after Kent got of to a good start 27-1

15:12 Keny have raced to 23-0 after just three overs.

15:04 Kent start their innings looking to improve on last nights thrilling last ball draw against Hampshire.

15:04 Mark Ealham comes into the attack for Nottinghamshire fresh from taking 3-37 against Derbyshire last night.

15:00 - WICKET Jayasuriya is caught by Will Jefferson out on the boundary for 20 to give Harris his 2nd wicket 44-2

14:58 - The Toss Kent won the toss and have decided to to bat first

14:56 Charlie Shrek hits back with a better over allowing only three runs from his third over

14:54 - Essex Team News

Danish Kaneria, ML Pettini, AP Palladino, TJ Phillips, JS Foster, GW Flower, AJ Hollioake, RN ten Doeschate, AJ Bichel, JD Middlebrook, GR Napier.

14:53 - Kent Team News

SJ Cook, MJ Walker, M Morkel, JC Tredwell, M van Jaarsveld, R McLaren, GO Jones, Yasir Arafat, RWT Key, JL Denly, DI Stevens.

14:52 - WICKET Loye goes for 16 trapped LBW by Harris 29-1

14:45 Loye and Jayasuriya are attacking the Nottinghamshire bowlers as the score races to 25 of three overs.

14:37 Lancashire are off to a flyer with 11 off Shreck's first over including a huge six from Jayasuriya.

14:20 - The Toss Nottinghamshire won the toss and have decided to to field first

14:16 - Lancashire Team News

MB Loye, ST Jayasuriya, BJ Hodge, SG Law, SJ Croft, MJ Chilton, GD Cross, KW Hogg, OJ Newby, G Keedy, JM Anderson.

14:15 - Nottinghamshire Team News

AJ Harris, MA Ealham, GD Clough, CMW Read, BM Shafayat, DJ Hussey, GP Swann, CE Shreck, SP Fleming, WI Jefferson, SR Patel.

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