England’s fiery batter, Liam Livingstone finishes off in style with a one-handed six and again showed his hitting ability to smash the ball in the ongoing season of ‘The Hundred’ while playing against Trent Rockets. He has created an image of himself over the years that he can smash the ball out of the park at will.
While chasing 146 against Trent Rockets, Liam Livingstone played a flamboyant knock of 31-ball 51 with the help of four sixes and one four and chases the target with 14 balls left to bowl. He also notched up his first half-century of the tournament with a one-handed six.
Here is the video of the six from Liam Livingstone:
One-handed six for the win and for 50? 🤯
— The Hundred (@thehundred) August 15, 2022
In the 15th match of the Hundred tournament, the Birmingham Phoenix locked horns with Trent Rockets. Birmingham Phoenix won the toss and elected to field first. Their decision was quite good as Trent Rockets did not witness a great start as they lost 6 wickets for just 53 runs in 54 balls.
Then, Daniel Sams and Lewis Gregory came to the crease and managed to stabilize the innings. Daniel Sams scored his half-century in just 25 balls while Gregory scored 35 runs off 22 balls to take their team for the fighting total of 145. Benny Howell took three crucial wickets for just 28 runs in 20 balls.
In the second inning, Phoenix also went with a bad start as they lost a couple of wickets for just 25 runs. Then skipper Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone came to the crease, Moeen Ali scored 52 runs in 28 balls with five huge maximums and three fours but he got out and couldn’t finish the game.
However, Liam Livingstone did his duty and finished taking his team over the line with 14 balls to spare and 7 wickets in hand. It is the first defeat of the Trent rockets in this edition of a hundred ball tournament. On scoring a half-century and taking one wicket, skipper Moeen Ali gets the man of the match award for the game. With this win, Birmingham Phoenix comes to 3rd spot in the points table with three wins in 4 games, and Trent rockets down to 4th spot as their run rate are a few short of a Birmingham phoenix.