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Giles feels Bears deserve credit

Warwickshire's director of cricket Ashley Giles says his team are not getting enough credit for their unbeaten run in the Twenty20 Cup.

Tuesday's four-wicket win over Somerset was their sixth in succession, securing a spot in the quarter-finals.

"I think some teams think we're a one trick pony, so if Neil Carter doesn't come off we can't chase anything down," Giles told BBC WM.

"We've started to play very well and everyone seems to know their role."

All-rounder Carter suffered a rare failure against Somerset, dismissed for a first-ball duck, but the Bears were steered past a target of 174 by Jonathan Trott (48) and Jim Troughton (57).

"I think Trott and Troughton played really good cricket shots, that's what we talked a lot about doing, rather than slogging to areas," said Giles.

Troughton's innings took just 30 deliveries and was the perfect response to the early loss of Carter.

"Going in early when Carts gets out, and he's done brilliantly in the games before, made it pleasing as he's got out for nought and we've still chased down a target," Troughton told BBC WM.

"We knew we'd got to win one of the last three games. They got a good start and we pulled it back well, then we chased down a good target."

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