Billy Root took 5-47 and scored 56 to help Nottinghamshire Second XI complete a comeback victory in a 50-over one-day friendly against Yorkshire at Scarborough.

The visitors looked up against it after the hosts cruised to 172-2 in reply to 235 all out, thanks in the main to a stand of 102 between Bilal Anjum (58) and Jordan Thompson (74).

But Root’s off spin sparked a Yorkshire collapse of their last eight wickets for 41 that turned the game on its head.

As the White Rose county were bowled out for 213, Notts were able to compete a 22-run success.

It was the visitors who won the toss and elected to bat first and, after Matt Carter (7) went early, Solomon Budinger and Root put on 51 for the second wicket before the former

went for a big hit to the long-off boundary and fell to a good running catch by James Wainman off the bowling of Ed Barnes, out for 45.

Another substantial partnership of 82 followed as Chris Gibson joined Root, who was eventually bowled by Jared Warner with the total on 154.

Soon after, Gibson (39) was bowled by Jack Shutt and that sparked a steady stream of wickets.

Tom Keast made a fine 40 before being caught at deep square leg by Barnes off Wainman late in the innings, but a succession of other players came and went quickly as Yorkshire’s Wainman took 4-31.

As the hosts began their reply, Matt Milnes struck the first blow for Notts as he got Tom Kohler-Cadmore (8) to edge a catch to keeper Tom Keast.

That was to be the last success for the visitors for some time as Anjum and Thompson rotated the strike effectively in their century stand.

However, once Root bowled Anjum and Matt Carter trapped replacement Jonathan Tattersall lbw for 23, Notts began to turn the screw.

A direct hit by Carter from mid-wicket and a catch on the boundary by Jack Blatherwick off Root’s bowling to get rid of key man Thompson made it 186-5.

Another run out – this time effected by skipper Mark Footitt to remove Ben Birkhead – saw Notts smelling victory.

Root bowled Barnes while Wainman (6) was trapped lbw to fellow spinner Liam Patterson-White as the visitors kept up the pressure.

And it was left to Root to take the final two wickets to complete his five-fer, winning an lbw decision against Warner and then having Matthew Taylor caught at long-off by Gibson.

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