Foxes lose again; Dynamos and Eagles victorious
The Leicestershire Foxes hopes of retaining the Friends Life t20 title look all but over after they slumped to their fourth straight defeat after they the Lancashire Lightning sealed a easy eight wicket victory at Old Trafford.
The defending champions failed to defend a total of 179-4 thanks in part to a quick fore 54 from Stephen Moore who smashed seven boundaries and two sixes during his 32 ball innings.
If proved to be another disappointing day for the Foxes despite a fine performances with the bat from Matthew Boyce (63) and Abdul Razzaq (61) who shared a fourth wicket stand of 91.
Elsewhere the Essex Eagles sealed a three run victory over the Kent Spitfires thanks in part to a quick fire half century from James Foster (51) and five wickets from Greg Smith (5-19).
The nights other match saw the Durham Dynamos recorded their second victory of the tournament thanks to a five wicket victory over the Derbyshire Falcons at the County Ground in Derby.