The Men’s Hundred : Glenn Phillips helps Welsh Fire avoid wooden spoon.

Glenn Phillips in action in The Men's Hundred.

Glenn Phillips in action in The Men's Hundred.

Welsh Fire and London Spirit put on an act on Wednesday (August 19) in their bid to keep away from the wooden spoon in Cardiff with the home side scratching through after a tight three-wicket win. Following the outcome, Spirit completed lower part of the table in the debut version of The Hundred with six losses.

They made a brilliant beginning with the bat as Josh Inglis went out of control in a 40-run opening organization. Adam Rossington’s wicket didn’t stop the Australian as he kept on making joyful close by Joe Cracknell. The two added 63 for the second wicket before Ryan Higgins got the first of his three wickets. Eoin Morgan contributed with a significant 12-ball 25 and Inglis nearly batted through the innings making a 45-ball 72 as Spirit got done with a solid 163 on the board.

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They additionally caused the most ideal beginning with the ball by having the chance to free of both the resistance openers for ducks. Blake Cullen sent both Tom Banton and David Lloyd back to the structure in the initial five conveyances and Bradley Wheal fortified Ben Duckett before long to leave Fire reeling at 20/3. Be that as it may, Glenn Phillips reversed the situation quickly with a counterattacking work to restore the pursuit.

Leus du Plooy played the ideal foil at the opposite end as Phillips went out of control scoring most of the runs in their 93-run association. The New Zealand batsman struck seven sixes in his 35-ball 80 preceding at last leaving. In spite of having force on their side at that stage, Fire gave Spirit an opening towards the end with the guests making further advances. In the end, the home side took care of business when Qais Ahmad hit consecutive limits when his side required 7 off 4.

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