Manchester Originals will face London Spirit in the sixth match of the men’s Hundred competition on August 5. It promises to be an exciting encounter as Manchester Originals lost their opening match against Welsh Fire in a rain-curtailed match. On the other hand, London Spirit lost a closely fought encounter with Oval Invincibles by just 3 wickets.
Both teams would look to gain a win in today’s encounter. Jos Buttler will lead the side and hope to take charge while London Spirit will be led by Dan Lawerence.
Details– The Hundred, Match 6, Manchester Originals vs London Spirit
Venue– Old Trafford, Manchester
Date and Time– 5th August, 7.30 PM
The pitch at Old Trafford, Manchester is a batting paradise. Both teams have good quality batters that can change the course of the game with their power-hitting. Heavy rain is predicted with the temperature varying between 13 to 21 degree Celsius.
When these two teams met during the 2022 edition of Hundred, London Spirit registered a thumping 52 runs win at Lords, London. During the latest Ashes test match, England posted a massive total of 592 in the first innings.
The ball comes onto the bat nicely and the batters can make use of the conditions by playing attacking strokes putting pressure on bowlers. Both teams would look to win their first match of the tournament after losing their opening matches and gain momentum ahead.
Manchester Originals (MO) vs London Spirit (LS)- Predicted Playing XI
Laurie Evans, Phil Salt, Jos Buttler (C), Max Holden, Ashton Turner, Paul Walter, Jamie Overton, Usama Mir, Tom Hartley, Joshua Little, Josh Tongue.
Zak Crawley, Adam Rossington (WK), Dan Lawerence (C), Matthew Wade, Daryl Mitchell, Ravi Bopara, Matthew Critchley, Jordan Thompson, Liam Dawson, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Worrall.
Fantasy Team Selection- Manchester Originals vs London Spirit
Team 1– Phil Salt, Zak Crawley (VC), Jos Buttler (C), Matthew Wade, Ashton Turner, Daryl Mitchell, Jamie Overton, Jordan Thompson, Joshua Little, Liam Dawson, Nathan Ellis.
Team 2– Laurie Evans, Dan Lawerence (C), Adam Rossington, Max Holden, Daryl Mitchell, Ravi Bopara (VC), Usama Mir, Nathan Ellis, Liam Dawson, Joshua Tongue, Jordan Thompson.