Manchester Originals will face Birmingham Phoenix in match number 10 of the Hundred 2023 competition. Both teams are coming off with no points as their respective previous matches were abandoned due to rain.
The toss between Manchester Originals match against London Spirit at Old Trafford, Manchester did not take as there were heavy rains. On the other hand, in Birmingham Pheonix match against Trent Rockets at Edgbaston, Birmingham on 5th August 2023 the toss did not happen due to heavy rains.
After the one-point split, Manchester Originals is currently in last place while Birmingham Pheonix is at number 6th with two one-result.
Details– The Hundred Mens, Manchester Originals vs Birmingham Phoenix.
Venue– Old Trafford, Manchester.
Date and Time– 7th August, 11.00 PM
With lots of rain happening in the previous match, the pitch is likely to help seamers and the runs scoring becomes very tough. Both teams would be eager to get their first win of the tournament in a much-anticipated match at Old Trafford, Manchester.
When these two teams met in last year’s edition, Manchester Originals thrashed Birmingham Phoenix by 79 runs at Edgbaston, Birmingham. The team that wins the toss is likely to bowl first and then chase down the target.
The weather for Monday is for heavy rains with the temperature between 11 and 16 degrees Celsius. It promises to be an even contest between bat and ball.
Manchester Originals (MO) vs Birmingham Phoenix (BP) – Predicted Playing XI
Phil Salt, Jos Buttler (C, WK), Laurie Evans, Max Holden, Ashton Turner, Paul Walter, Jamie Overton, Usama Mir, Tom Hartley, Joshua Little, Richard Gleeson.
Will Smeed, Jacob Bethell, Ben Duckett, Moeen Ali (C), Jamie Smith, Shahbad Khan, Chris Benjamin, Benny Howell, Adam Milne, Tom Helm, Kane Richardson.
Fantasy Team Selection – Manchester Originals vs Birmingham Phoenix
Team 1– Phil Salt (VC), Will Smeed, Laurie Evans, Moeen Ali (C), Ashton Turner, Shahbad Khan, Jamie Overton, Benny Howell, Usma Mir, Adam Milne, Joshua Little.
Team 2– Jos Buttler (C), Ben Duckett, Max Holden, Moeen Ali, Paul Walter, Shahbad (VC) Khan, Usama Mir, Tom Helm, Joshua Little, Kane Richardson, Richard Gleeson.