|The Hundred men’s competition: Birmingham Phoenix v Welsh Fire|
|Birmingham Phoenix 112-7 (100 balls): Livingstone 28 (20); Payne 2-11, Van der Merwe 2-16|
|Welsh Fire 116-4 (85 balls): Eskinazi 43 (18); Howell 2-16, Moeen 1-15|
|Welsh Fire won by six wickets|
Stevie Eskinazi hit a classy 43 from 18 balls as Welsh Fire claimed a comfortable six-wicket win over Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred.
Two wickets apiece for David Payne (2-11), Roelof van der Merwe (2-16) and Haris Rauf (2-20) restricted the Phoenix to 112-7 at Edgbaston.
The Fire, led by Eskinazi, knocked off the runs with 15 balls to spare.
They move level on points with leaders Oval Invincibles in the men’s table, while Phoenix stay winless.
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