Phoenix too strong for Rush
Rush lose to Phoenix by 170 runs
Having won the toss Phoenix chose to bat and posted a score of 313 for 9 in their 50 overs thanks to half centuries from Conor Kelly (75), Corey Dickeson (67), Rory Flanagan (54) , and a quickfire 39 from G. Flanagan.
The Rush bowlers failed to contain the Phoenix batsmen with only Skipper Lionel Jansen returning a decent 9-1-35-3.
In reply Rush were bundled out for 143 in 34.3 overs in face of a hostile and quick opening spell from Morne Bauer (2-43) followed by a very accurate Dave Langford-Smith (4-27 which included a hat trick) . Skipper Corey Dickeson showed a safe pair of hands in pouching five catches.
Saadat Gull remained unbeaten on 44 with Amir Iqbal scored 24.