John Simpson’s unbeaten knock of 71 not out in 28 balls
By Sangeeta Viswas
on Fri Aug 13 2021
John Simpson’s unbeaten 71 off 28 balls helped Northern Superchargers beat Manchester Originals by 69 runs at The Hundred in Leeds. Northern Superchargers are now fourth on the points table and may have a chance to progress beyond the league stage.
Manchester who were set to chase down a mammoth target of 201, hit an unbeaten 71 off 28 balls. John Simpson but were never in the game at Originals and were dismissed for 131 off 99 balls. Have become In fact, Carlos Brathwaite was the only batsman to cross 20 runs for the team.
Ben Raine was a very good wicket-taker for Northern Superchargers, scoring 3 for 15 in 14 balls. Earlier, Superchargers were also in trouble after scoring 55 for 3 wickets. Dan Vilas and Jordan Thompson resumed the innings with a partnership of 51 runs.
Once Thompson had fallen to Colin Ackerman, John Simpson picked up the pace and hit the pedal. The main stretch of the wicketkeeper and batsman’s innings was the way Steven was seen after Finn hit five fours and a six at the end of the innings.
He finished his innings with 11 fours and two hits on the ground, but the Superchargers became the first side to reach the 200-run mark in The Hundred. Superchargers were also helped by the fact that John Simpson’s unbeaten 71 off 28 balls, the Originals missed three chances with Simpson at the end of the innings.
Lockie Ferguson and Steven Finn shared in the four scales but they were expensive. John Simpson’s unbeaten knock of 71 not out off 28 balls. Northern Superchargers defeat the Northern Superchargers in The Hundred in Leeds. He will now play the Trent Rockets for Originals next on August 15, while the Superchargers will lock horns against Birmingham Phoenix on August 17.