The Hundred, 1st Match: SOB vs WEF Match Preview, Playing XI, Match Details, Pitch Report & Match Prediction

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England’s franchise cricket The Hundred will start from tomorrow in which the first match is between the Southern Brave and Welsh Fire. Last year, Southern Brave won the tournament after defeating Birmingham Phoenix by a margin of 32 runs. They would now like to replicate their performance against Welsh Fire.

Welsh Fire didn’t have a good outing last year in The Hundred as they finished 6th on the points table with just three wins. They would now try to perform better to finish at the top in the points table this year. Both teams have excellent local and outside players who have the calibre to perform well for their teams.

A very interesting match awaits us tomorrow between two top-quality teams. It will be a thrilling contest for everyone tomorrow.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Rose Bowl is perfectly suited for both bowlers and batters when we talk of white-ball cricket. A total of The Hundred matches have been played at this venue where the average score has been just below 140, and the teams batting second have won all the fixtures here.

SOB vs WEF, The Hundred, 1st Match Probable Playing XI:

Southern Brave

The defending champs have the best quality of players in their squad and will like to start things on a winning note this year as well.

Predicted Playing XI:

Ross Whiteley, Finn Allen, James Vince (c), Alex Davies (wk), Tim David, Marcus Stoinis, James Fuller, Tymal Mills, Chris Jordan, George Garton, Jake Lintott

Welsh Fire

Welsh Fire on the other hand would also like to start things with an emphatic win over the defending champions and will do everything to win this game.

Predicted Playing XI:

Tom Banton (wk), Glenn Phillips, Ben Duckett, Jonny Bairstow (c), Joe Clarke, Leus de Plooy, Josh Cobb, Ryan Higgins, Matt Critchley, George Scrimshaw, Naseem Shah, Adam Zampa

Match Details

Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Date: 3rd August 2022

Time: 11:30 PM IST

Stream: Fan Code

Match Prediction

Southern Brave are the likely favourites to win this game. Welsh Fire will have to work very hard to beat them.

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