Durham v Leicestershire: Dynamos ease to FLt20 victory

Friends Life t20, Chester-le-Street

Durham 120-5 (18 overs) beat Leicestershire 119-7 (20 overs) by five wickets

Match scorecard

Durham eased to an important five-wicket win over Leicestershire in the FLt20 North Group at Chester-le-Street.

The visitors made 119-7, before Foxes seamer Rob Taylor took 4-11 to leave the hosts struggling on 56-5.

But Ben Stokes's unbeaten 41 from 26 deliveries and Gareth Breese's more patient 24 not out helped Durham over the line with two overs remaining.

Leicestershire's Shiv Thakor had earlier top-scored with 42, with Durham's Chris Rushworth taking 3-19.

The result leaves Durham third in the group, behind leaders Lancashire and second-placed Nottinghamshire, while Leicestershire are fifth.