Southern Brave will host Birmingham Phoenix in match number 22 of Hundred to be played at Southampton on 16th August 2023. Birmingham Pheonix registered their first win of the tournament defeating Oval Invincibles by a big margin and hope to continue the momentum for the rest of the competition.
Despite the previous win over the Oval side, Birmingham Pheonix is currently at the bottom spot. They will look for their 2nd victory over the Southern Brave side and keep their hopes of playoff stage alive. Southern Brave won their previous match against Welsh Fire by 9 wickets at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. They moved to 4th place in the points table and would look to move up to 2nd place in the points table.
Details– The Hundred 2023, Match 22, Southern Brave vs Birmingham Pheonix
Venue– Rose Bowl, Southampton
Date and Time– 16th August, 11.00 PM
This will be the third match played at Rose Bowl, Southampton during this edition of the tournament. Northern Superchargers posted the highest total of 201 for 3 in 100 balls and restricted the opponents to 141 for 5.
Both teams have good quality batting line up that can make use of the conditions. The pacers initially have help but became a decent pitch to bat on. The captain that wins the toss would likely field first and then chase down the target.
Southern Brave (SB) vs Birmingham Phoenix (BP) – Predicted Playing XI
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Leus de Ploy (C), Joe Weatherley, Tim David, James Fuller, George Garton, Craig Overton, Rehan Ahmed, Matthew Fisher, Tymal Mills.
Will Smeed, Ben Duckett, Jamie Smith, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali (C), Dan Mousley, Chris Benjamin, Benny Howell, Chris Woakes, Adam Milne, Kane Richardson.
Fantasy Team Selection- Southern Brave vs Birmingham Phoenix
Team 1– Devon Conway (C), Will Smeed, Leus de Ploy, Liam Livingstone (VC), Tim David, Dan Mousley, George Garton, Chris Woakes, Rehan Ahmed, Adam Milne, Matthew Fisher.
Team 2– Finn Allen, Ben Duckett, Joe Weatherley, Moeen Ali (C), James Fuller, Chris Benjamin, Craig Overton, Chris Woakes, Rehan Ahmed, Kane Richardson, Tymal Mills (VC).