El­liott steers War­wick­shire to semi win

Herald on Sunday - - SPORT -

For­mer Black Caps all­rounder Grant El­liott’s poise un­der pres­sure has boosted War­wick­shire to the English county T20 Blast semi­fi­nals for the third time in four years. El­liott and fel­low Kiwi Colin de Grand­homme steered War­wick­shire to a six-wicket win as they chased down Sur­rey’s 204-5 with four balls to spare. El­liott played a su­perb cap­tain’s knock in amass­ing 59 from 37 balls, in­clud­ing five fours and three sixes. De Grand­homme’s 39 off 22 in­cluded five fours and a six over mid-wicket which fin­ished the game, the pair adding 64 off 38 balls.

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