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Birmingham Phoenix vs London Spirit, 2nd Match 100 Cricbuzz, Mobilecric or Vcricket livescore Birmingham Phoenix vs London Spirit, 2nd Match 100 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000 Birmingham Phoenix won by 3 wkts Cricinfo Commentary updated on 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000 LDN - 144/6 (100) BRM - 148/7 (97) Cricinfo Commentary updated on 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000 RPB:  1.53 Player of the Match Zak Crawley Scorecard Refresh Commentary We have had two games and the Hundred has well and truely come alive. Tomorrow is a double header with the tournament moving to Trent Bridge. More action more fun awaits us. Do join us for all the action. For now, cheers and bye.. Chris Benjamin - I wanted to take the team over the line. Very excited when I got the call-up last week, it was incredible to get an opportunity and then to get a chance and take the team over the line was incredible. I just wanted to play myself in and then take on the bowler. 'Keep dreaming, keep working hard', is my message to the youngsters. Zak Crawley | Hero of the Match : It was nice to score runs. I am pleased with how I played. It wasn't easy to start and we didn't get as many as we should've in the back-end. It was lovely playing in front of the crowd. All are bowlers bowled really well but their batters applied themselves well. I try and enjoy every game. 21:14 Local Time, 20:14 GMT, 01:44 IST: A superb chase from the Phoenix and the home crowd here in Edgbaston are boisterous in delight. Moeen started the chase with a knock of substance, Liam Livingstone looked dangerous, but couldn't convert the start into a bigger score. It then fell into the hands of Benny Howell and young Chris Benjamin - they kept a cool head, stayed calm, collected the singles and got the much-needed boundaries, as the hosts cruised home with three balls left. London will reflect back on all the costly misses, the no-balls, the wides from Amir, which left them high and dry. Two nights of frenetic cricket and we have two convincing victories to start off the Hundred. Presentations coming up in a while.. 97 Amir to Milne, FOUR , Birmingham win , back of a length and at the stumps, Milne swivels across and pulls it past square leg for a boundary Adam Milne, right handed bat, comes to the crease 96 Amir to C Cooke, out Caught by Bopara!! Cooke looks to thump the winning runs, but the ball hits him high on the bat and loops for a simple catch to Bopara at mid-on. But it's all too late for London Spirit. C Cooke c Bopara b Amir 5(5) [4s-1] Amir to C Cooke, THATS OUT!! Caught!! A fielding penalty for London, due to the overrate, but it doesn't matter 95 C Wood to Chris Benjamin, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the pads, clipped past square leg for a single - scores are level 94 C Wood to Chris Benjamin, FOUR , Benjamin is stealing this from London, fuller length delivery outside off - he swats it powerfully and beats mid-off's dive, also long-on's even more desperate dive. It's just 2 needed now Time for the concussion protocol, but Cooke looks fine. The helmet is checked and he's ready - 6 needed from 7 balls 93 C Wood to C Cooke, leg byes, 1 run, short and angling across the right-hander, Cooke was pressing forward on the pull and missed, a glancing blow on the helmt and they sneak in a single as the ball rolls to backward point 92 C Wood to C Cooke, FOUR , the match is slipping away from London's grasp - fuller length delivery and wide of off, Cooke went hard on the drive and slices it over backward point for a boundary 91 C Wood to C Cooke, no run, short of a length and angling across the right-hander, Cooke looks to cut and misses 11 needed from 10 balls , this is Birmingham's game to lose. It's Wood 90 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, SIX , Benjamin is winning the match for his team , back of a length and at the stumps, he swivels across and pulls it high and deep into the stands at backward square leg 89 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, no run, Benjamin tries another reverse scoop and misses - there's an appeal for caught behind, but there's no edge on that 88 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, SIX , cheeky and six , a reverse scoop from Benjamin - shuffles across, gets his stance right and then plays a reverse scoop - fast hands and the ball sailed into the stands at third man. Incredible hit from the youngster 87 Blake Cullen to C Cooke, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the pads, Cooke's works it towards long-on for a single Load More Commentary

Birmingham Phoenix vs London Spirit, 2nd Match100

Cricbuzz, Mobilecric or Vcricket livescore Birmingham Phoenix vs London Spirit, 2nd Match100 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000

Birmingham Phoenix won by 3 wkts

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000

LDN - 144/6 (100)
BRM - 148/7 (97)

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 29 Thursday July 2021 001219000000
RPB:  1.53

Player of the Match

Commentary

We have had two games and the Hundred has well and truely come alive. Tomorrow is a double header with the tournament moving to Trent Bridge. More action more fun awaits us. Do join us for all the action. For now, cheers and bye..

Chris Benjamin - I wanted to take the team over the line. Very excited when I got the call-up last week, it was incredible to get an opportunity and then to get a chance and take the team over the line was incredible. I just wanted to play myself in and then take on the bowler. 'Keep dreaming, keep working hard', is my message to the youngsters.

Zak Crawley | Hero of the Match: It was nice to score runs. I am pleased with how I played. It wasn't easy to start and we didn't get as many as we should've in the back-end. It was lovely playing in front of the crowd. All are bowlers bowled really well but their batters applied themselves well. I try and enjoy every game.

21:14 Local Time, 20:14 GMT, 01:44 IST: A superb chase from the Phoenix and the home crowd here in Edgbaston are boisterous in delight. Moeen started the chase with a knock of substance, Liam Livingstone looked dangerous, but couldn't convert the start into a bigger score. It then fell into the hands of Benny Howell and young Chris Benjamin - they kept a cool head, stayed calm, collected the singles and got the much-needed boundaries, as the hosts cruised home with three balls left. London will reflect back on all the costly misses, the no-balls, the wides from Amir, which left them high and dry. Two nights of frenetic cricket and we have two convincing victories to start off the Hundred. Presentations coming up in a while..

97 Amir to Milne, FOUR, Birmingham win, back of a length and at the stumps, Milne swivels across and pulls it past square leg for a boundary

Adam Milne, right handed bat, comes to the crease

96 Amir to C Cooke, out Caught by Bopara!! Cooke looks to thump the winning runs, but the ball hits him high on the bat and loops for a simple catch to Bopara at mid-on. But it's all too late for London Spirit. C Cooke c Bopara b Amir 5(5) [4s-1]

Amir to C Cooke, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

A fielding penalty for London, due to the overrate, but it doesn't matter

95 C Wood to Chris Benjamin, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the pads, clipped past square leg for a single -scores are level

94 C Wood to Chris Benjamin, FOUR, Benjamin is stealing this from London, fuller length delivery outside off - he swats it powerfully and beats mid-off's dive, also long-on's even more desperate dive. It's just 2 needed now

Time for the concussion protocol, but Cooke looks fine. The helmet is checked and he's ready - 6 needed from 7 balls

93 C Wood to C Cooke, leg byes, 1 run, short and angling across the right-hander, Cooke was pressing forward on the pull and missed, a glancing blow on the helmt and they sneak in a single as the ball rolls to backward point

92 C Wood to C Cooke, FOUR, the match is slipping away from London's grasp - fuller length delivery and wide of off, Cooke went hard on the drive and slices it over backward point for a boundary

91 C Wood to C Cooke, no run, short of a length and angling across the right-hander, Cooke looks to cut and misses

11 needed from 10 balls, this is Birmingham's game to lose. It's Wood

90 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, SIX, Benjamin is winning the match for his team, back of a length and at the stumps, he swivels across and pulls it high and deep into the stands at backward square leg

89 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, no run, Benjamin tries another reverse scoop and misses - there's an appeal for caught behind, but there's no edge on that

88 Blake Cullen to Chris Benjamin, SIX, cheeky and six, a reverse scoop from Benjamin - shuffles across, gets his stance right and then plays a reverse scoop - fast hands and the ball sailed into the stands at third man. Incredible hit from the youngster

87 Blake Cullen to C Cooke, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the pads, Cooke's works it towards long-on for a single