Birmingham Phoenix change into the primary crew to be bowled out wanting finishing their 100 balls as they might solely muster 87 from 84 deliveries; Matt Parkinson takes 4 wickets for simply 9 runs, together with his Lancashire and England team-mate Liam Livingstone
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Manchester Originals claimed their first win in The Hundred as they hammered a sorry Birmingham Phoenix facet by six wickets at Emirates Outdated Trafford on Sunday night time.
STORY OF THE MATCH
Phoenix turned the primary crew to be bowled out wanting finishing their 100 balls as they might solely muster 87 from 84 deliveries after successful the toss and selecting to bat first.
Matt Parkinson was the star of the present, taking 4 wickets for simply 9 runs – which included the scalp of his Lancashire and England team-mate Liam Livingstone for 12. The legspinner later returned to take three additional wickets within the house of three balls to wrap up the Phoenix innings.
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Carlos Brathwaite (2-13) and Calvin Harrison (2-18) had been additionally spectacular with the ball, with the previous claiming the wicket of Phoenix captain Moeen Ali (15) and the latter selecting up their match-winner from Friday night, Chris Benjamin for 9.
In reply, the Originals rapidly set about their modest goal, with Phil Salt smashing 22 from 11 balls on the prime of the order and Jos Buttler hitting a extra sedate 30 from 31.
Neither may see the crew dwelling, whereas Joe Clarke (6) and Colin Munro (7) too got here and went cheaply, however the end result of the competition was by no means actually doubtful and Carlos Brathwaite cracking the successful boundary with 27 balls to spare.
Parkinson successful his private duel with Livingstone along with his first supply, guaranteeing him bragging rights for when these two subsequent share a dressing room.
Livingstone has been in sensational kind with the bat over the previous few weeks, hanging his maiden worldwide century, and the fastest-ever for England throughout all codecs, within the first T20I towards Pakistan, earlier than following that up with a monstrous six within the second sport at Headingley.
However there have been to be no such fireworks from him on this event as he regarded to tackle his previous pal’s very first ball, solely to ship a thick outdoors edge to the fielder stationed at quick third man.
Additionally Parkinson. Unsurprisingly. His figures are the second-best returned to date within the event, behind solely Marchant de Lange’s five-for in Trent Rockets’ win over Southern Brave on Saturday.
In addition to the wicket of Livingstone, Parkinson bowled a ripper to wash up Chris Cooke in a while. Outdated Trafford has performed host to a few miracle leg spin deliveries earlier than, most notably Shane Warne’s ‘Ball of the Century’ to bowl Mike Gatting within the 1993 Ashes.
Parkinson himself offered one earlier within the yr when he bowled Northamptonshire batter Adam Rossington within the County Championship with a supply that pitched effectively outdoors leg-stump and turned sharply to hit the highest of off.
His effort to Cooke wasn’t fairly as much as the identical normal, nevertheless it wasn’t far off, with it it once more turning sq. to beat the batter and smash into the stumps.
WHAT THEY SAID
We’re again at Trent Bridge on Monday for an additional thrilling double-header, with the Trent Rockets internet hosting Northern Superchargers.
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