Notts chase record 371 to reach One-Day Cup final

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Royal London One-Day Cup, Cloudfm County Ground
Essex 370-5 (50 overs): Cook 133, Ten Doeschate 102*; Patel 2-51
Nottinghamshire 373-5 (49.3 overs): Patel 122*, Mullaney 111; Porter 3-56
Notts beat Essex by five wickets
Match scorecard

Nottinghamshire chased down an English 50-over record target of 371 to beat Essex by five wickets and reach the One-Day Cup final in a remarkable game.

Essex made 370-5 at Chelmsford with centuries from Ryan ten Doeschate and Alastair Cook, but hundreds from Samit Patel (122 not out) and Steven Mullaney (111) guided the visitors to 373-5.

The pair put on 185 in 23.4 overs in a devastating display of power hitting.

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