Yorkshire 257 for 9 (Duke 87, Tattersall 55) beat Glamorgan 234 (Carlson 64, Shutt 4-46 ) by 23 runs
Yorkshire took a big step in the direction of their intention of Royal London Cup glory by knocking over defending champions Glamorgan in a bowler-dominated affair at Sophia Gardens, profitable by 23 runs.
The Vikings received in Cardiff for the second 12 months working on a used pitch which turned virtually not possible to attain rapidly on as the sport progressed, the guests comfortably defending their 257 for 9 having received an essential toss.
Tattersall and co have moved into the all-important high three locations within the desk on the midway mark within the group marketing campaign. Yorkshire now have per week’s break earlier than going through Essex at Chelmsford subsequent Wednesday.
After electing to bat, the Vikings, who totalled 257-9, acquired off to a strong begin by means of openers Duke and Will Fraine, the latter who contributed 40 to a 58-run partnership inside 12 overs.
Fraine hit 4 boundaries off the primary 4 balls of the fifth over, bowled by new ball seamer James Weighell, which went for 21 in all because the rating moved to 30-0. The latter two had been gloriously cowl pushed.
It was the costliest over of an innings which solely noticed flashes of aggression.
Fraine was dropped moments earlier than departing, caught at long-on off the off-spin of Andrew Salter in his first over.
Glamorgan put a few catches down, however their floor fielding was glorious – a degree highlighted by two late run outs of Matthew Revis and Tom Loten.
Will Luxton acquired off the mark with a six over mid-wicket, shimmying down the pitch at Salter, whereas Duke later pulled Joe Cooke over square-leg for the one different six of the innings.
Luxton (19) and George Hill (9) each fell within the house of three overs to spin because the rating fell to 112-3 within the twenty sixth.
Luxton was stumped off the leg-spin of Colin Ingram and Hill lbw to an off-spinner from Carlson which skidded by means of and stored low.
That pressured Duke and Tattersall right into a restoration job. And it was one they achieved impressively.
Each males had been busy in sharing 90 for the fourth wicket inside 16 overs.
Duke reached his fifty off 76 balls earlier than Tattersall’s got here off 53.
After reaching his half-century – his second in 4 innings – Duke was extra expansive, pulling his six earlier than miscuing the identical shot out to deep sq. off left-arm seamer Jamie McIlroy, leaving the rating at 202-4 after 41.
Tattersall additionally miscued out to deep mid-wicket, this day without work Weighell.
And the Vikings would have been a contact pissed off at not benefiting from the final 10 overs of the innings.
After 40 overs, they had been 197-3 however went on to lose six wickets for 60 runs, together with the 2 set males. McIlroy completed with the choose of the house figures, 2-37 from 10.
However the pitch was under no circumstances simple for batting. It appeared faster than typical Cardiff surfaces early on earlier than getting more durable and more durable all through the day.
Whereas Yorkshire may have scored one other 20 or 30 runs, in reality that they had in all probability achieved a par rating. Bowl nicely and so they had an amazing probability of toppling the champions right here for the second 12 months working.
And bowl nicely they did as Ben Coad and Matthew Waite struck contained in the opening 4 overs, leaving Glamorgan tottering at 13-2.
Each David Lloyd and South African abroad Ingram had been bowled by means of the gate, the latter falling to a Waite supply which truly shattered center stump.
Revis nipped a restoration within the bud when he had ex-Yorkshire loanee Sam Northeast caught chipping to Tattersall at mid-wicket for 29 – 54-3 within the 14th.
And it was precisely the identical state of affairs when Shutt bowled Billy Root (17) after the left-hander had placed on 53 with Carlson. With Glamorgan now 107-4 within the twenty third over, it was clear that Carlson was quick turning into central to his facet’s possibilities of victory.
Glamorgan reached midway at 116-4, needing 142 extra, with Carlson on 46.
He misplaced companion Cooke lbw to Shutt – 122-5 within the twenty seventh – earlier than reaching his fifty off 66 balls.
Nevertheless, when he chipped Revis’s first ball of his second spell to Tattersall at mid-wicket, falling for 64, it felt like a game-breaker at 146-6 within the thirty second over.
Yorkshire’s self-discipline with the ball was vastly spectacular. They solely conceded one boundary off the bat from late within the twentieth over to early within the thirty fourth, the place Glamorgan reached at 153-6.
And when big-hitting Dan Douthwaite (15) hoisted Waite out to deep mid-wicket, the place Dom Bess took a brilliant working catch, Yorkshire had the sport by the throat with their hosts at 157-7 within the thirty sixth.
Like Revis, Waite had struck within the first over of a brand new spell.
Glamorgan reached the 40-over mark at 180-7, needing 78 extra. However Shutt’s third wicket got here 4 balls later when Salter was stumped off a large, sensible work by Duke confirming the dismissal (186-8).
Wicket quantity 4 for 25-year-old Shutt got here when Glamorgan’s final hope, wicketkeeper Tom Cullen slog-swept him out to deep mid-wicket, leaving the rating at 192-9 within the forty third.
There was completely no approach again for the defending champions, who had beforehand performed two and received two.
Added to Shutt’s glorious figures, Coad returned 1-26 from 10 overs, whereas Waite and Revis completed with two wickets apiece in an outdated head on younger shoulders staff efficiency.
Weighell delayed the inevitable with a late 33 as he and final man McIlroy placed on 42. However the former hoisted Bess out to extensive long-on, the place Tattersall claimed the profitable catch.