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|Lancashire 188-5 beat Northants 124-7 by 64 runs|
Lancashire ran out comfortable winners over Northamptonshire, winning by 64 runs and booking a place in the last eight at Sussex.
Lancashire batted first with both Stephen Croft and Karl Brown scoring 51 as the hosts chalked up 188-5.
Northants began their reply well but soon wickets began to fall.
Alex Wakely (28) and Niall O'Brien (21) rallied the middle order but scoring was still slow and the visitors fell well short of their target.