Friends Provident Trophy - Group C
Yorkshire 217-9 Innings Complete (R M Pyrah 67, A McGrath 67, J Lewis 4-43) v Gloucestershire 221-7 (S J Adshead 56, J E C Franklin 51 no)
Gloucestershire beat Yorkshire by 3 wkts
Gloucestershire all but booked their place in the Friends Provident Trophy quarter-finals as they clinched a three-wicket win over Yorkshire at Bristol.
The Group C leaders were made to fight all the way but eventually sealed victory with just four balls to spare with half-centuries from James Franklin and Steve Adshead setting the platform for victory.
Yorkshire, without former England captain Michael Vaughan due to a hamstring problem, posted 217-9 from their 50 overs with Anthony McGrath and Richard Pyrah both making 67.
Indeed, the visitors were indebted to the duo who helped ensure they set a defendable total having at one stage been reduced to 49-5 by the bowling of Jon Lewis and Franklin.
Lewis removed Jacques Rudolph (one) in his second over with an inswinger that took out middle stump and soon after trapped Rana Naved (15) leg before.
Franklin then claimed a double success in the 12th over when Andrew Gale was caught behind and Joe Sayers adjudged leg before for a golden duck.
It was 49-5 when Adil Rashid got a nick behind of Lewis but Pyrah and McGrath succeeded in steadying the ship, although Adshead missed the chance to stump Pyrah when the partnership was worth just 18.
It proved costly as the duo went on to put on 115 before McGrath skied a ball from Anthony Ireland to Will Porterfield at mid-off.
Pyrah eventually perished when he was bowled attempting to sweep Vikram Banerjee, but a breezy 22 from Simon Guy ensured the visitors made it past 200.
Gloucestershire's chase got off to a poor start when Kadeer Ali was caught at first slip off Naved (five) and Hamish Marshall (15) played on to Gideon Kruis inside seven overs.
Porterfield and Craig Spearman got the innings back on track with a stand of 55 before the latter was bowled by Kruis for 29.
Youngster David Wainwright then looked to have put Yorkshire in the box seat as he started his spell with a double-wicket maiden after Chris Taylor (17) gave a return catch and Alex Gidman (duck) was caught behind.
He added the wicket of Porterfield (34) in the next over to leave Gloucestershire 107-6, but Franklin and Adshead responded superbly to the difficult situation with a stand of 106 that took then to within touching distance of victory.
Only five runs were needed when Adshead sliced a drive off Kruis to Naved at third man and Franklin duly clinched the win as he clipped of his legs to the mid-wicket boundary.