Northants v Worcestershire: Moeen Ali impresses for visitors

Friends Life t20, Northampton

Worcestershire 182-6 (20 overs) beat Northants 145-6 (20 overs) by 37 runs

Match scorecard

Moeen Ali hit a half-century before taking five wickets as Worcestershire ended their FL t20 campaign with a 37-run win over group winners Northants.

The visitors reached 182-6 to record their highest ever T20 total at Wantage Road and left-hander Moeen led the way with 72 off 45 balls.

Northants openers Richard Levi (31) and Kyle Coetzer (23) then put on a 54-run partnership for the opening wicket.

But the hosts could only reach 145-6 as Moeen ended with figures of 5-34.

The five-wicket haul was his best in T20 cricket and follwed an innings in which he hit 40 runs off the last 11 deliveries he faced.

Northants had already secured top spot in the Midlands, Wales and West Group table while Worcestershire finish in fifth place.