Worcestershire v Gloucestershire: Kervezee guides Worcs to win

Friends Life t20, Worcester

Worcestershire 120-5 (15 overs) beat Gloucestershire 119-9 (20 overs) by five wickets

Match scorecard

Alexei Kervezee guided Worcestershire to a five-wicket win over Gloucestershire in their FL t20 match.

The Netherlands batsman scored 42 runs off 32 balls as the Royals reached their target with 30 balls to spare.

Daryl Mitchell (3-21) and Moeen Ali (2-14) restricted the Gladiators to 119-9 with Hamish Marshall (23) top-scoring.

James Fuller took the wicket of Thilan Samaraweera in the opening over but knocks from Ali (22) and Andre Russell (18) guided Worcs away from danger.

Ben Cox hit the winning runs, scoring a six off the bowling of Benny Howell, to register Worcestershire's first win in the Midlands, Wales & West Group.

Match scorecard