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Author ∙ Aug 7 2022, 5:19 PM

The Hundred 2022: Oval Invincibles bag the win as Welsh Fire fall short by 39 runs


image-l6jkso9gWill Jacks looked in great form against Welsh Fire


Will Jacks leads the charge

Welsh Fire won the toss and opted to have a go with the ball first, they made early breakthrough as opener Jason Roy lost his wicket early, in-form Rilee Rossouw was the next victim as he was sent back to the pavilion by David Payne leaving Invincibles down to 22 at the loss of 2 wickets.

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The team then started to stitch a comeback with Will Jacks leading the charge, the batter smacked 81 runs off 45 deliveries, alongside Sam Billings and Sam Curran who provided him with the needed support, to help the Invincibles reach 158 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in the designated 100 balls.


Sunil Narine weaves his magic 

Chasing the total of 159 runs on the board Welsh Fire could never get going, the side tried to find some small partnerships but wickets at regular intervals never gave them the chance to make a comeback in the game.

Sunil Narine led the charge for his side picking up three wickets for his side, he was supported by Tom and Sam Curran who picked up three wickets between themselves that limited the Fire to 119 runs at the loss of 6 wickets as Invincibles picked up the win by 39 runs.


Brief Scores

Oval Invincibles: 158/5

Will Jacks 81(45), Sam Curran 26(23);
Ryan Higgins 2/31

Welsh Fire: 119/6

Joe Clarke 37(29), Ben Duckett 25(16);
Sunil Narine 3/21, Tom Curran 2/14

Oval Invincibles won by 39 runs


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