England outcast Alex Hales smashes 40 not out and Ben Stokes and Joe Root fail to fire as Trent Rockets thrillingly chase down the Northern Superchargers with late charge
- Before the match Trent Rockets’ Root said his friendship with Northern Superchargers captain and his England team-mate Stokes would be ‘put aside’
- John Simpson (42) and Harry Brook (38) got the most runs for the Superchargers
- Spinners Rashid Khan (31-3) and Matt Carter (2-17) shone for the Trent Rockets
- Hales hit a relatively measured 40 off 34 deliveries to anchor Rockets innings
- Superchargers were big favourites but the Rockets roared back into the game
The Trent Rockets chased down the Northern Superchargers in a brilliant late comeback to win by two runs at a packed, noisy Trent Bridge.
But England outcast Alex Hales anchored the Rockets innings home, hitting a maximum off a free hit when David Willey bowled a no-ball to secure the win.
More to follow.
Trent Rockets opener Alex Hales hit a six to secure a win against the Northern Superchargers