Outlaws Enjoy Duckworth-Lewis
Victory Over Unicorns
Match Report | 18th July 2011
An unbeaten fifty from Adam Voges steered Notts Outlaws to a six wicket Duckworth-Lewis victory over Unicorns in the Clydesdale Bank 40.
Rain showers disrupted the contest with the visiting amateurs registering 157-6 from 39 overs after a delayed start.
Samit Patel (37) was the other key contributor to a winning total of 122-4 as Notts eased to their victory target after a top order wobble.
Ali Brown, Riki Wessels and Alex Hales all fell for single figure scores to reduce Notts to 17-3 but Voges maintained an assured presence to propser alongside Patel and Chris Read.
"It was important to get the points today and we knew there was rain on the cards," said Voges.
"At 15 for 3 it became a tricky run chase but Samit played nicely and our partnership just about got us home.
"I feel that I'm hitting them well at the moment and hopefully I can continue my form in the chamoionship games we've got coming up."
Pace trio Paul Franks, Ben Phillips and Darren Pattinson helped to reduce the Unicorns to 58-4 although opener James Campbell caught the eye with 49 before he was stumped by Chris Read off the bowling of Steven Mullaney.
Franks returned 3-26 as Notts moved up to third position in Group C.