Birmingham Pheonix will face London Spirit in the final league game of the Hundred 2023 to be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham on 24th August 2023. Both teams are out for the playoff stage as Southern Brave and Manchester Originals will play the eliminator while Oval Invincibles qualified directly for the finals by finishing top of the points table.
London Spirit lost their previous match against Welsh Fire by six wickets. They are currently at number 6th place with 2 wins, 3 losses, and 2 no-results. Spirit would look to end the season on a high and move above Trent Rockets.
On the other hand, Birmingham Phoenix’s performance in this year’s season has been disappointing. They are currently in the last position with 1 win, 4 losses, and 2 no results. If they win this match, Birmingham will move from the bottom place going above Northern Superchargers’ side. They were completely outplayed in their previous match against Trent Rockets by 46 runs.
Details– The Hundred 2023, Match 31, Birmingham Pheonix vs London Spirit
Venue– Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date and Time– 24th August, 11.00 PM
The previous match at this venue was between Birmingham Phoenix and Oval Invincibles saw a balance between bat and ball. Phoenix made 160 for 8 in 100 balls while the Oval side could only muster 119.
It has assistance for both pacers and spinners. If the batters adjust to the conditions, they can score runs with ease. The captain that wins the toss would field first and then chase down the target accordingly.
Birmingham Phoenix (BP) vs. London Spirit (LS)- Predicted Playing XI
Will Smeed, Ben Duckett, Jamie Smith, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali (C), Chris Benjamin, Benny Howell, Chris Woakes, Adam Milne, Kane Richardson, Tanveer Sangha.
Zak Crawley, Adam Rossington, Dan Lawerence (C), Matthew Wade, Daryl Mitchell, Ravi Bopara, Matt Critchley, Liam Dawson, Jordan Thompson, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Worrall.
Fantasy Team Selection- Birmingham Phoenix vs. London Spirit
Team 1- Will Smeed, Zak Crawley, Jamie Smith, Matthew Wade, Liam Livingstone, Daryl Mitchell, Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson, Adam Milne, Jordan Thompson, Tanveer Sangha.
Team 2- Ben Duckett, Adam Rossington, Moeen Ali, Dan Lawerence, Liam Livingstone, Benny Howell, Ravi Bopara, Chris Woakes, Nathan Ellis, Kane Richardson, Daniel Worrall.