Evans breath-taking knock crushes Spirit bowling line-up
In response to a stiff chase, Originals were off to an absolute flyer with the in-form openers Phil Salt and Evans going all guns blazing to break the ceiling.
The duo added 101 in 50 balls, which already put Originals well ahead of the opposition. The proficient spinners Liam Dawson and Mason Crane put an end to Salt and Evans' innings respectively.
Afterwards, the contribution of Tristan Stubbs (18) and Tom Lammonby (13*) took the team home with 11 balls to spare. For Spirit, Nathan Ellis and Crane picked two wickets each.
London Spirit- 150/7 (100b)
Ben McDermott 59 (38), Zak Crawley 36 (23);
Paul Walter 3/29
Manchester Originals- 151/5 (89b)
Laurie Evans 72 (34), Phil Salt 29 (18);
Nathan Ellis 2/32
Result: Originals won by 5 wickets
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