Super Sunday sees Royals reign supreme - Sunday 17th June
Sunday saw a bumper day in the Friends Life t20 fixture list with 7 games being played in total.
Worcestershire Royals gained a comprehensive victory over the Gloucestershire Gladiators at New Road. Opener Moeen Ali (82) and Australian Philip Hughes (78 not out) smashed their way through the Gloucestershire bowling attack to help their team post an extremely impressive 213-2. Gloucestershire's batting lineup never really got up to pace as Worcestershire sprinted towards victory by dismissing the away team for 166.
Elsewhere around the country Leicestershire Foxes continued their poor start to the season with their third straight defeat losing by 22 runs to Yorkshire at Headlingley. Yorkshire's openers Andrew Gale and Phil Jacques started with a crushing 112 first wicket partnership. Also in the Northern group, The Nottinghamshire Outlaws surpassed the Durham Dynamos total by seven wickets to maintain their unbeaten record.
In a rainy Cardiff, The Welsh Dragons handed Warwickshire another defeat by five runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method. Darren Maddy (49) and Varun Chopra (53) held a 91 run partnership to guide the Bears to 141-5 off their reduced 18 overs. The Dragons started impressively with Shaun Marsh (30) and Jim Allenby (24) taking them to 62-1 off 8 overs before the rain ended the contest.
In the Southern Group Sussex Sharks beat the Middlesex Panthers by 11 runs and the Kent Spitfires defeated the Surrey Lions by eight wickets.
The final game of the day in Taunton saw Somerset beat the Nottinghamshire Steelbacks by five wickets. Jos Buttler scored 58 from 38 balls to help maintain Somerset's unbeaten start to the Friends Life t20 season despite being without South African internationals Richard Levi and Albie Morkel due to international commitments.