The Men’s Hundred : Jake Lintott, de Grandhomme help Southern Brave to reach knockouts.

Jake Lintott

Jake Lintott

A fabulous exhibition with the ball from Jake Lintott and a rearguard activity with the bat from the accomplished Colin de Grandhomme helped Southern Brave seal the last knockout spot in the debut release of the Hundred.

With two out of the three spots previously affirmed, the challenge among Brave and the Oval Invincibles was a straight shootout on Monday (August 16). Furthermore, the invincibles made the ideal beginning with the bat as Will Jacks went out of control crushing 39 off only 13 balls. The blasting beginning was quickly invalidated however as the batting side lost three wickets in about ten conveyances with George Garton doing the harm.

They were in for more hopelessness as Lintott then, at that point dominated, getting the urgent wickets of captain Sam Billings and Laurie Evans to additional imprint the Invincibles and denying them of force. Sunil Narine, batting in the center request, battled to have an effect also, as Lintott conveyed a masterclass winding up with figures of 3/14 off his 20 conveyances. Alex Blake was the solitary man battling toward the end as his unbeaten 44 lifted Invincibles to a battling 134/7.

In answer, Brave made the absolute worst beginning as they lost their accomplished triplet at the highest point of the request for peanuts. Reece Topley and Tom Curran pushed over Quinton de Kock and Paul Stirling though the perilous James Vince was headed out to walk out on him reeling at 32/3. Garton steadied the innings close by Alex Davies to a degree prior to getting run out and at that stage, Brave actually required 67 runs for triumph.

Sadly for Invincibles, De Grandhomme and Davies guaranteed there could have been no further hiccups in the pursuit. In the wake of crushing Topley for a six right off the bat in his innings. de Grandhomme played it brilliant and took the pursuit profound prior to clearing the ropes again. Davies too had his impact reasonably prior to fixing the triumph with a six. Bold are right now positioned at the highest point of the table and will straightforwardly meet all requirements for the last if Birmingham Phoenix lose their last class game.

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