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Its a busy night in the Twenty20 Cup with six games taking place including the Roses derby at Old Trafford between Lancashire and Yorkshire while Nottinghamshire entertain midlands rivals Derbyshire at Trent Bridge.

Good afternoon and welcome to cricket20 live coverage of the Twenty20 Cup.

The action continues today and we will be at Old Trafford to see Lancashire take on Yorkshire, this will be the only Twenty20 Roses derby after Mondays game at Headingley was washed out, our coverage of this game starts at 17:15.

Elsewhere in the North division Nottinghamshire face Derbyshire in a midlands derby at Trent Bridge while defending champions Leicestershire travel north to face Durham at Chester Le Street.

Somerset will be looking for their first win in the Midlands group at the fourth time of asking when Gloucestershire come calling at Taunton.

In the south Division there are important games at Uxbridge between Middlesex and Kent while The Rose Bowl is the destination for Sussex as they take on Hampshire.

Latest action as it happens (All Times BST)


19:06 - Middlesex vs Kent
The covers have come out at Uxbridge because of rain with Kent yet to go out and chase Middlesex's target of 147.

19:04 - Durham vs Leicestershire
Leicestershire have finally started batting at Chester Le Street and are 3-0 after one over.

19:00 Somerset vs Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire have started batting at Taunton looking to chase down 105 for victory against a sorry Sabres side.

18:55 - Lancashire vs Yorkshire
Lancashire have completed their 20 overs at Old Trafford and have set Yorkshire 144 to win which is one more run the the average score at the ground.

18:50 - Durham vs Leicestershire
Good news from Chester Le Street, play will start at 19:00.

18:49 - Middlesex vs Kent
Middlesex having completed their 20 overs and have set Kent 147 win.

18:48 - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire
Nottingham have reached 200 off the last over of their innings, Derbyshire will need to score 204 to win.

18:47 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 125-7
Gough gets another wicket, Croft caught by on McGrath the boundary for 8.

18:46 - Score Updates
With all the wickets falling at Old Trafford and Taunton lets turn our attentyion away for a momemt, elsewhere in the country Middlesex are 146-7 from 19.4 overs and at Trent Bridge Nottinghamshire are 195-7 with an over remaing.

18:42 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 104 all out
Somerset have been put out of this misery, Carl Willoughby goes first ball and the Sabres are all out for 104.

18:41 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 119-6
Its madness, another wicket at Old Trafford, Kyle Hogg goes for 0 ran out with out facing a ball.

18:40 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 118-5
Its a second wicket in a over for Gillespie, Gareth Cross goes for one traped LBW

18:38 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 116-4
Jason Gillespie strikes at Old Trafford, Brad Hodge goes for 57.

18:36 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 96-8
Somerset's night just gets worse and worse, Steffan Jones goes for 6, caught by Taylor off the bowling of Edmondson.

18:25 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 66-718:31 - WICKET - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire :: 168-5
A couple of quicks have fallen at Trent Bridge, Swann goes for 61 and Hussey 36.

18:28 - WICKET - Middlesex vs Kent :: 113-6
Middlesex have lost a 6th wicket, Ed Smith's stay at the crease is over, he goes for 66 bowled by McLaren.

18:25 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 66-7
Oh dear, oh dear, Durston goes for 13 and Somerset are 7 down.

18:22 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 89-3
Stuart Laws has gone at Old Trafford, brillant catch by Wainwright off the bowling of Pyrah for 7.

18:18 - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire
Nottinghamshire are motoring along, 13 overs gone and they have already reached 150 with Greame Swann leading the way 61 not out.

18:15 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 60-6
Somerset's chances of progressing from the group stages look all but over, six wickets down after 13 over with only 60 runs on the board.

18:12 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 73-2
Lancashire lose their second wicket, Mal Loye goes for 38 off the bowling of Pyrah.

18:06 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 44-5
Five wickets have fallen at Taunton, Hildreth goes for 17 off the bowling of Edmondson and Somerset are in big, big trouble.

18:02 - Lancashire vs Yorkshire
After losing an early wicket Lancashire have progrseed very well reaching 57-1 off six overs.

17:55 - Middlesex vs Kent
After six overs Middlesex are 49-1, Morgan has gone for 21, caught van Jaarsveld off the bowling of Morkel.

17:50 - WICKET - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire :: 46-2
Nottinghamshire have lost a couple of wickets, Fleming for 25 and then two balls later Patel for 1

17:48 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 22-4
Justin Langer is Carl Greenidge's third wicket of the night, the Aussies goes for 9.

17:46 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 18-3
Somerset are in bigger trouble, 3 wickets down with only 18 runs on the board, Trescothick has gone for 7 and Cameron White for just one run.

17:42 - WICKET - Lancashire vs Yorkshire :: 9-1
Jayasuriya has gone at Old Trafford, Darren Cough breaks through and gets rid of the danger man for 5

17:38 - WICKET - Somerset vs Gloucestershire :: 4-1
The first wicket of the night falls at Taunton, Wood goes for 1 off the bowling of Greenidge.

17:37 - Durham vs Leicestershire
The covers are on at Chester Le Street, the umpires will make a pitch inspection at 17:45.

17:35 - Lancashire vs Yorkshire
Lancashire have won the toss and will bat first in the big Roses derby.

Lancashire team
OJ Newby, MJ Chilton, BJ Hodge, KW Hogg, GD Cross, SJ Croft, TC Smith, SG Law, ST Jayasuriya, MB Loye, G Keedy

Yorkshire team
CR Gilbert, JN Gillespie, DJ Wainwright, D Gough, A McGrath, C White, TT Bresnan, JA Rudolph, RM Pyrah, AW Gale, GL Brophy

17:34 - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire
Nottinghamshire have made a great start scoring 7 off the first over.

17:17 - Somerset vs Gloucestershire
Somerset have won the toss and have elected to bat first at Taunton.

Somerset team
PD Trego, CL White, JC Hildreth, PS Jones, JL Langer, MJ Wood, ME Trescothick, WJ Durston, C Kieswetter, ML Turner, CM Willoughby

Gloucestershire team
Kadeer Ali, CG Taylor, AJ Ireland, ID Fisher, BM Edmondson, MA Hardinges, CM Spearman, CG Greenidge, APR Gidman, DO Brown, SJ Adshead

17:16 - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire
Nottinghamshire have won the toss and have elected to bat first at Trent Bridge.

Nottinghamshire team
MA Wagh, MA Ealham, RS Ferley, GD Clough, CMW Read, DJ Hussey, BM Shafayat, GP Swann, CE Shreck, SP Fleming, SR Patel

Derbyshire team
AG Botha, KJ Dean, T Lungley, DJ Pipe, MG Dighton, GM Smith, GG Wagg, TR Birt, ID Hunter, SM Katich, CR Taylor

17:15 - Middlesex vs Kent
Middlesex won the toss and have elected to bat first.

Middlesex team
M Kartik, EJG Morgan, ET Smith, BJM Scott, TJ Murtagh, JWM Dalrymple, CB Keegan, BL Hutton, T Henderson, NRD Compton, EC Joyce

Kent team (incomplete)
SJ Cook, MJ Walker, JC Tredwell, M van Jaarsveld, R McLaren, GO Jones, Yasir Arafat, JL Denly, DI Stevens, NJ Dexter

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