The Hundred: Bowlers lead Welsh Hearth to win over Oval Invincibles

The Hundred: Bowlers lead Welsh Fire to win over Oval Invincibles


Women’s Hundred, Kia Oval
Welsh Fire 112-6 (100 balls): Redmayne 30 (29), Taylor 29 (24)
Oval Invincibles 100-9 (100 balls): Gibbs 21 (22), Matthews 3-23
Welsh Fire won by 12 runs
Scorecard; Table

Welsh Fire strangled Oval Invincibles with a brilliant bowling performance at The Oval, to earn back-to-back victories in the women’s Hundred.

Fire struggled for fluency during their innings, hitting only eight boundaries, as they stuttered to 112-6 with Georgia Redmayne making 30 and Sarah Taylor 29.

In reply Invincibles were never able to get going thanks to disciplined bowling and some excellent catching and finished 100-9, 12 runs adrift.

Fire, who started their competition with back-to-back defeats, are fourth in the eight-team table, while Invincibles sit third.

The same two teams meet in the men’s competition at 18:30 BST, with both looking to recover from defeats on Saturday.

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