NETHERFIELD Cricket Club progressed to the Twenty-20 Finals Day at Penrith after two comfortable victories at Parkside Road.

They first picked up a 82-run victory over Lancaster, before going on to beat Morecambe by eight wickets.

Against Lancaster, Obus Pienaar top scored with 62 off 33 balls while Lewis Edge posted 53 off 33, as Netherfield closed on a dominant 183-5. Tom Williamson then bowled 3-19 as Lancaster were all out for 101.

Netherfield won the toss and elected to bat, however the visitors made an early breakthrough when captain Ben Barrow fell to a good catch by Charlie Swarbrick off the bowling of Kasun Madasanka.

Netherfield quickly recovered as Edge and Pienaar pulled the game away from the visitors, with both batsmen

in imposing form. Edge, who hit four fours and three sixes was dismissed after being bowled by Paul Dawson as Netherfield were on 132.

Lancaster battled on and claimed the wicket of John Huck who was dismissed by Kieran Moffat, while Pienaar's innings came to an end when the South African picked out Madasanka off the bowling of Ben Simm. Pienaar posted five fours and four sixes in an outstanding knock.

Netherfield finished on 183-5, while Dan Ingham was the last wicket to fall after the New Zealander was bowled by Moffat.

Jamie Heywood and Madasanka made a positive start in the visitors' reply with a first wicket stand of 22.

However Netherfield soon gained the initiative when Heywood edged a loose shot into the hands of Brad Earl off the bowling of Nathan Chambers.

Netherfield went on to take control of the innings when Mark Clarkson picked up the wicket of Swarbrick before Ingham bowled Moffat and took the wicket of Simm who was caught by Lewis Richardson.

Clarkson trapped Sandy Richards LBW to claim his second wicket while Lancaster toiled onto 39-5 before Tom Williamson bowled Madusanka.

Netherfield cleaned the tail up as Chambers saw off James Davies while Williamson finished with a return of 3-19 after collecting the wicket of Brendan Hetherington, as Lancaster were all out for 101.

In the second game Netherfield eased to victory with the visitors being restricted to 121-6, while Viraj Bhati scored 53 off 51 balls. Clarkson returned 2-17, while Chambers, Williamson and Pienaar picked up one wicket apiece.

Netherfield knocked the runs off in 15.2 overs as they finished on 123-2. Edge was undefeated with 62 off 48 balls, while Huck opened with 23 before Williamson closed unbeaten on 18 off 19 balls.