|The Hundred men’s competition, Emirates Old Trafford|
|Manchester Originals 160-8 (100 balls): Buttler 43 (33), Mir 32 (14); Howell 3-21|
|Birmingham Phoenix 111 (98 balls): Livingstone 27 (25); Hartley 3-13, Gleeson 2-13, Mir 2-27|
|Originals won by 49 runs|
Manchester Originals beat Birmingham Phoenix by 49 runs to secure their first victory of this year’s Hundred.
Jos Buttler top-scored with 43 and Usama Mir hit a lively 32 not out as Originals posted 160-8 at Old Trafford.
Phoenix lost regular wickets in their reply so never generated any momentum, eventually being dismissed for 111.
Liam Livingstone top-scored with 27 as only four Phoenix players reached double figures, with Tom Hartley taking 3-13 for Originals.
Originals lost a rain-reduced match to Welsh Fire before their game against London Spirit was abandoned because of wet weather.
Phoenix remain winless after their first two games were washed out.
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