The 15th match of The Hundred Men's Competition 2021 was played yesterday between London Spirit and Southern Brave at Lord's, London, in which Southern Brave beat London Spirit by 4 runs.
London Spirit won the toss and invited Southern Brave to bat first, Southern Brave batting first scored 145 runs in the allotted 100 balls for the loss of 6 wickets, Southern Brave did not start well, James Vince and Quinton de Kock came to start the innings, The first wicket of the innings fell for just 19 runs, James Vince was dismissed just for 6 runs in 10 balls, the next batsman Alex Davies came to bat, and took over the inning with Quinton de Kock, the second wicket of the innings fell for 36 runs, Quinton de Kock dismissed after playing a brilliant quick innings of 27 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 14 balls, followed by Devon Conway came to bat, and played well with Alex Davies, the third wicket of the innings fall for 68 runs, Devon Conway was dismissed just for 5 runs in 18 balls, the next batsman George Garton came to bat, he supporting well to Alex Davies, the fourth wicket of the innings fell in 90 runs, George Garton dismissed just for 6 runs in 7 balls, the next batsman Ross Whiteley came to bat, played well with Alex Davies, the fifth wicket of the innings fell to 125 runs, Ross Whiteley was dismissed for 13 runs in 9 balls, then Colin de Grandhomme came to bat, and played well with Alex Davies, the sixth wicket of the innings dismissed in the last ball of the inning, Alex Davies dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century innings inning of 50 runs with the help of 5 boundaries in 40 balls, and Colin de Grandhomme remians unbeaten for 8 runs in 5 balls. In this way, London Spirit batting first after losing the toss scored 145 runs in allotted 100 balls for the loss of 6 wickets and set a target of 146 runs in front of London Spirit.
London Spirit bowler Blake Cullen took 2 wickets, Mohammad Amir, Chris Wood, Mason Crane, and Roelof van der Merwe took 1-1 wicket.
London Spirit chasing 146 runs in the second innings, they could manage just 141 runs in the stipulated 100 balls for the loss of 7 wickets, and lost the match by just 4 runs. Apart from the opening pair of London Spirit, no batsmen could touch the figure out of 10 runs, Adam Rossington and Josh Inglis came to start the innings and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 68 runs, the first wicket of the innings fell for 68 runs, Adam Rossington dismissed after playing a brilliant quick inning of 45 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 6 boundaries in just 21 balls, the second wicket of the innings also fell in 68 runs, Josh Inglis dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 55 runs with the help of 2 sixes and four boundaries in 43 balls, apart from this no batsman could stay at the crease, Mohammad Nabi 9 runs, Roelof van der Merwe remains unbeaten for 7 runs, Ravi Bopara 8 runs, Eoin Morgan 5 runs, Blake Cullen 1 run, Joe Denly dismissed in without score, and Mohammad Amir remained unbeaten without scoring. In this way, the wicket kept falling one after another, in the end, the result they could manage just 141 runs in 100 balls for the loss of 7 wickets, and lost the match by just 4 runs.
Southern Brave bowlers George Garton and Chris Jordan took 2-2 wickets, and Tymal Mills took 1 wicket.
Southern Brave bowler Chris Jordan was adjudged the best player of the match, he performed brilliant bowling as well as fielding, Chris Jordan took 2 wickets for 32 runs in his 20 balls.