Despite being removed for 82 runs, the team fought courageously to win, making their opponents sweat.
London Spirit defeated Birmingham Phoenix by four wickets in game 22 of The Hundred Women’s Competition 2022. While batting first, Birmingham Phoenix scored only 82 runs.
Even though it appeared that London Spirit would easily reach the target, Birmingham Phoenix fought fiercely with their bowling. He beat the opponents and surpassed the mark after losing six wickets in 97 balls.
The toss was won by London Spirit, who elected to field first. Birmingham Phoenix scored first with only ten runs, and three players were later out for fifteen runs.
Ellyse Perry, a great all-rounder, could not log in and departed the pavilion after the first ball. Eve Jones and Georgia Elvis scored 14 and 24 runs in the middle order, respectively, but no other batters reached double figures. This is why the team as a whole just scored 82 runs from 94 balls. Three London bowlers each took two wickets.
Naomi Dattani and Grace Stevens worked together to help London win.
The path to victory was difficult for London Spirit, who arrived to seek the goal. The team’s three crucial wickets were lost for just two runs. The top order was a colossal flop. Daniel Gibson and Amelia Kerr were gone without even registering.
London had just 6 players out after 26 runs and appeared to be losing the game. However, a 57-run partnership for the seventh wicket between Naomi Dattani and Grace Srivans gave the side a stunning victory. Grace Srivans had an unbeaten 26, while Dattani had an unbeaten 28 from 29 balls.