Glamorgan v Gloucestershire: Michael Klinger ends hosts' hopes

Friends Life t20, Swalec Stadium

Gloucestershire 145-1 (16.3 overs) beat Glamorgan 141-5 (20 overs) by nine wickets

Match scorecard

Gloucestershire ended Glamorgan's hopes of reaching the FL t20 quarter-finals with a convincing nine-wicket victory at Cardiff.

Needing a victory to reach the last eight, Glamorgan opener Jim Allenby hit an unbeaten 85 off 65 balls.

But the rest of the hosts' batting order stuttered as they ended on 141-5.

Michael Klinger then smashed 86 off 59 balls as Gloucestershire lost just one wicket on the way to claiming victory with 22 balls to spare.

The win sealed a double over Glamorgan for bottom side Gloucestershire in the Midlands, Wales and West Group.