Marizanne Kapp took 4 wickets as the Oval Invincibles became the first-ever Hundred winners as the winners of this year’s competition were crowned at Lord’s yesterday.
Oval Invincibles vs Southern Brave (Women)
Southern Brave would win the toss and elected to field first.
Georgia Adams would be caught by Danni Wyatt off the bowling of Anya Shrubsole for 4 before Fran Wilson would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Amanda-Jade Wellington for 25. Dane van Niekerk would be caught by Lewis off the bowling of Lauren Bell for 26 before Alice Capsey would be bowled by the same bowler for 18.
Marizanne Mapp (pictured below) would be caught by Wellington off the bowling of Fi Morris for 26 off 14 balls before Mady Villiers would fall off the final ball of the innings, caught by Maia Bouchier off the bowling of Shrubsole for 13 – Joanne Gardner finishing 2 not out.
Wyatt would be caught behind by Sarah Bryce off the bowling of Kapp without scoring before Sophia Dunkley would be caught by van Niekerk off the same bowler for the same score. Gaby Lewis would be the third batter to be dismissed for a duck, caught by Capsey off Kapp’s bowling, before Bouchier would be run out by Wilson for 7.
Wellington would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of S Ismail for another duck before Shrubsole would be caught by Kapp off the bowling of Capsey for 1 – the Brave sitting at 14/6 off 36 balls at this point. Stafanie Taylor would be stumped by Bryce off the bowling of van Niekerk for 18 before Tara Norris would be bowled by Capsey for 11. Morris would be run out by Grace Gibbs for 23 before Bell would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Kapp, for 4 – Carla Rudd finishing 7 not out.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave (Men)
Birmingham Phoenix won and elected to field first.
Quinton de Kock would be caught by Dillon Pennington off the bowling of Adam Milne for 7 before James Vince would be bowled by Imran Tahir for 4. Paul Stirling (pictured below) would be caught behind by Chris Benjamin off the bowling of Benny Howell for 61 off 36 balls before Tim David would be caught by David Bedingham off the bowling of Liam Livingstone for 15.
Alex Davies would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Tahir off the bowling of Milne, for 27 with Ross Whiteley (44 off 19 balls) and Chris Jordan (5) the not out batsmen.
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Bedingham would be caught by David off the bowling of George Garton without scoring before Will Smeed would be caught by Davies off the bowling of Craig Overton for 2. Livingstone would be run out by David for 46 off 19 balls before Miles Hammond would be caught by Garton off the bowling of Tymal Mills for 3.
Moeen Ali would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Overton off the bowling of Jake Lintott, for 36 with Benjamin and Benny Howell finishing 23 and 20 not out respectively.