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10.52pm  Right then, that is all from the coverage of this game. Oval Invincibles move up to the second spot in the points table, while Northern Superchargers are sitting on the fifth position. There is more action coming your way with the curtain-raiser for the Women's Hundred taking place at 11 pm IST (5.30 pm GMT). Do switch tabs and follow the coverage. The Men's competiton though will return on 12th August, 2022 where Southern Brave will take on London Spirit. The first ball will be at 11 pm IST (5.30 pm GMT). But as you all know you can join us early for the build-up. Cheers!
10.46pm  Sam Curran wins the MAN OF THE MATCH award for his incredible knock of 60 under pressure and a crucial wicket of Faf du Plessis earlier. He says that this was an amazing game. Adds that the competition probably needed a game like this one. He prasies Narine for his incredible spell and also says that Roy changed his bowlers really well. He ends by saying that winning a game like this gives them a lot of confidence.
10.43pm  Stay tuned for the presentation ...
10.43pm  Earlier in the innings, Northern Superchargers were off to a flyer with the blade. Adam Lyth's 79 set a solid foundation for his side, but the rest of the batters failed to capitalize on it. They ended up with 157 on the board, which was going to be a difficult task for their bowlers to defend. Later, the bowlers did give a run for their money but it wasn't enough in the end.
10.40pm  Northern Superchargers fought till the very end but could not get over the line. Their bowlers started really well and put their team right on the driving seat with three wickets inside the Powerplay. They could not maintain the same pressure and leaked aplenty in the middle overs. All the bowlers got into the wicket's column but it was just not their day. Dwayne Bravo stood out with his brace.
10.37pm  Oval Invincibles were in all kinds of trouble from the word go. Their stand-in skipper, Jason Roy departed on a duck. It got worse when they lost two more wickets inside the Powerplay. Luckily for them, the target wasn't a big one which allowed their batters to regroup. Jordan Cox and Sam Curran took their side to safer shore with a match-saving stand of 67 runs. Cox slipped out at 48 while the latter went onto make his half-century. Curran also got good support from Hilton Cartwright. Although they both fell in quick succession. The equation was 19 from the last 10 balls and Tom Curran did not shy away from the task. He managed to get his side over the line with his hard-hitting.
10.31pm  Till the very end, it was very difficult to figure out who will get over the line here. Jason Roy wins his first ever game as a skipper, although he would be a bit disappointed as he could not contibute anything during the chase. Northern Superchargers lose their second game on the trot.
Craig Miles to Tom Curran
DROPPED! OH MY GOD! Could you believe it! Faf du Plessis, the skipper of Northern Superchargers drops a crucial catch and that allows the batters to take two runs. Shorter and on middle, Tom Curran pulls it but miscues it to long on. The ball goes in the air and towards Faf du Plessis who drops it! Oval Invincibles win by three wickets!
Craig Miles to Danny Briggs
Two Wides! Bowls it outside leg, Danny Briggs looks to play at it but misses. The keeper fails it collect it as well. They scamper through for a run.
Craig Miles to Tom Curran
Shorter one down the middle, Tom Curran pulls it to deep square leg. The ball carries and falls just short of Roelof van der Merwe who makes a brilliant attempt to take it diving forward. They take one run.
10.24pm  Change. Craig Miles to bowl the final set of 5 in this innings.
David Wiese to Danny Briggs
A slower ball, on a length and on off, Danny Briggs works it through mid-wicket for one. 5 runs needed in 5 balls now. This game is not for the faint-hearted.
10.22pm  Danny Briggs walks out at number 9.
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