Royals grab super over win after Barbados thriller

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From left to right: Gym01 and University of Portsmouth team Taren Aujla, Ryan Rodruigez and Reswon Rai following their win at the University of Exeter. Picture: James Connor

University of Portsmouth extend unbeaten streak

Hampshire breathed new life into the Caribbean t20 campaign with an extraordinary super over win over Barbados.

The Royals came back from the dead in the final over of regulation play, having posted 136 for three from their 20 overs as Jimmy Adams top-scored with 39.

Simon Jones grabbed four wickets for 10 - including two wickets in the final over and one off the final ball - to secure the tie, which sent the game into a one over per side decider.

And Jones then claimed two further wickets as Barbados failed to score a single run in their extra over.

That left the Royals needing just one to win and despite Sean Ervine being dismissed, James Vince clipped the winning single off the fourth ball of the super over to claim a remarkable win for the Rose Bowl outfit.