The Hundred Men, MO vs OI: Little, Madsen take Originals to the Eliminator
Wayne Madsen played a match-winning innings
Manchester Originals (MO) secured a six-wicket victory over the Oval Invincibles (OI) in Match 32 of the Men's Hundred Competition at Old Trafford on Wednesday (August 31).
Following this result, it will be the winner between Originals and London Spirit in the Eliminator, who will feature in the Finals against Trent Rockets.
Joshua Little produces his best
Little took 5/13 (PC: Twitter)
Choosing to bat first, Invincibles lost their swashbuckling batter Rilee Rossouw (17) courtesy a stupendous catch from Paul Walter. Soon, they were rocked by the proficient line-lengths from Joshua Little, who sent Will Jacks and Jordan Cox back to the hut in his first spell.
It was the experienced duo of Sam Billings and Sam Curran, who stabilized the team with their 56-run stand. Billings was flawless to contribute 53 off 33, before being outfoxed by Little.
Invincibles posted a total of 143 on the board, with Little finishing with figures of 5/13 in his full quota of 20 balls.