<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Essex">Essex</a> captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Simon-Harmer/news/">Simon Harmer</a> produced a match-winning cameo with the bat to lead his team to victory over <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/tag/Worcestershire">Worcestershire</a> on the final ball of Saturday's T20 Blast final. <p></p> <p></p>All-rounder Harmer took three for 16 including the key wicket of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Moeen-Ali/news/">Moeen Ali</a> as Essex restricted defending champions Worcestershire to 145 for 9 after winning the toss and bowling at Edgbaston. <p></p> <p></p>Essex's title ambitions looked in tatters when Moeen dismissed <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Ryan-ten-Doeschate/news/">Ryan ten Doeschate</a> and Dan Lawrence in quick succession to leave them 82 for 5 in the 14th over. <p></p> <p></p>But <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Ravi-Bopara/news/">Ravi Bopara</a>, who made 36 off 22 balls, revived their hopes to leave Essex requiring 12 off the final over. <p></p> <p></p>They managed just six from the first four balls against Wayne Parnell before Harmer smacked his compatriot for successive boundaries to propel Essex to a thrilling win. <p></p> <p></p>County Championship leaders Essex will look to complete a double when they host second-placed Somerset in the final round of first-class matches next week. <p></p> <p></p>Worcestershire, who beat Sussex to lift the title in 2018, returned to the final following a dramatic one-run victory over Nottinghamshire in Saturday's first semi-final. <p></p> <p></p>Ben Duckett, who made an unbeaten 49, needed just a single from the final ball to level the scores and give Nottinghamshire victory by virtue of losing fewer wickets, but he missed a heave across the line off Parnell. <p></p> <p></p>Essex defeated Derbyshire by 34 runs in the other semi-final.