Yorkshire CCC qualify for Champions League Groups

Yorkshire County Cricket Club have qualified for the lucrative group stages of the T20 Champions League in South Africa after beating Trinidad and Tobago in their final qualifying match tonight.

Chasing 149 to win, Gary Ballance (64 n.o.) and Adil Rashid (33 n.o.) put on an unbeaten stand of 103 for the fifth wicket as the White Rose won by 6 wickets.

It means they're guaranteed prize money of $200,000 simply by qualifying for the group stages, where they'll meet Sydney Sixers (Australia), Highveld Lions (South Africa) and Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (both India). The winners of the tournament will pocket $2.5 million.