The Hundred, Match 16: MNR vs WEF Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Match Preview, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

The Hundred

Match Preview

Tomorrow, it will be the Manchester Originals who will be taking on Welsh Fire for the 16th Match of The Hundred. Talking about their last games, then Manchester Originals have got yet another defeat as they lost against the Trent Rockets by a very narrow margin. Although they had put a huge target of 190 for the Rockets, the bowlers did not perform well and thus the Rockets won the match by eight wickets.

Welsh Fire too got their third defeat of the season as they lost to Birmingham Phoenix. Although the target was quite easy for Welsh Fire, they still fell four runs short of it. Both teams will now look to relinquish themselves before it’s too late for either of them. We do have an exciting contest on our hands.

Match Details

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester

Match Format: T20I, Match 16, T20I Tournament

Date: 16th August 2022

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Streaming Platform: Fan Code

Pitch Report

Old Trafford is a pitch that is suited to both batters and bowlers in T20 cricket. When we look at the first innings score here after the completion of five Hundred games, we see that it is just 135, and teams batting second have won three matches this season. In the two matches this season, teams have doubled that average score to 160 in all four innings.

Team News & Injury Updates for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Match:

So far, there are no injuries on either side and thus we can expect fully fit teams tomorrow.

Complete Squad for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Match:

Manchester Originals

Sean Abbott, Colin Ackermann, Jos Buttler (c), Laurie Evans, Richard Gleeson, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Fred Klaassen, Tom Lammonby, Wayne Madsen, Matt Parkinson, Andre Russell, Phil Salt (wk), Mitchell Stanley, Tristan Stubbs, Ashton Turner, Paul Walter

Welsh Fire

Josh Cobb (c), Noor Ahmad, Jake Ball, Tom Banton (wk), Jacob Bethell, Joe Clarke (wk), Matthew Critchley, Leus du Plooy, Ben Duckett, Sam Hain, Ryan Higgins, David Miller, David Payne, Ollie Pope, Dwaine Pretorius, George Scrimshaw, Adam Zampa

Probable Playing XI for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Match:

Manchester Originals

With no wins, this season, Jos Buttler and his men will really have to step up in this tournament or the road to the playoffs will end for them much sooner.

Predicted Playing XI:

Jos Buttler (c), Phil Salt (wk), Wayne Madsen, Laurie Evans, Andre Russell, Tristan Stubbs, Paul Walter, Sean Abbott, Tom Hartley, Fred Klaassen, Matt Parkinson

Welsh Fire

Welsh Fire too need to do well this season if they want to advance to the playoffs. They will be hunting for some crucial match points in tomorrow’s game.

Predicted Playing XI:

Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Banton, Sam Hain, Ben Duckett, David Miller, Josh Cobb (c), Dwaine Pretorius, Adam Zampa, David Payne, Jake Ball, George Scrimshaw

Top Picks for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Match:

Manchester Originals

Phil Salt

Although he played an excellent knock of 70 from 46 balls in the last match against the Trent Rockets, the effort was not enough to guarantee the Originals a win. Against London Spirit, Salt scored 36 runs and is now the highest run-scorer for his team this season. He has a total of 107 runs.

Matt Parkinson

Parkinson is doing really well this season for the Originals in place of Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga. So, far he has a wicket in every match and is quite economical as well.

Jos Buttler

He has scores of 41 and 59 in his two out of three matches this season and he is a better keeper than Salt and Tom Banton. Buttler is an in-form player for the Originals.

Welsh Fire

David Miller

In his last match against Birmingham Phoenix, Miller made 35 from 30 balls and he is an important factor for Welsh Fire. Against England, Miller scored 54 runs in two T20I matches. After this year’s IPL, he has been struggling to find his form.

Dwaine Pretorius

He had to miss two Hundred matches due to national duties for South Africa. But, against Birmingham Phoenix, he was able to make only 4 runs and could not take any wicket. But, as Welsh Fire have no other all-rounder options to pick from.

George Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw has been in really good form when playing in the Vitality T20 Blast for the past few years and is also the best bowler for Welsh Fire so far. In the last match, he was able to take two wickets and gave away only 22 runs. Against the Invincibles, he took a wicket but gave away 31 runs.

Players to avoid for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Match:

Manchester Originals

Wayne Madsen

He is a pretty experienced batsman who has over 20000 runs in the domestic circuit against his name. In the opening game against the Superchargers, he even made 43 runs. However, in the second match, he made only 9 runs and did not get to bat in the last game.

Welsh Fire

Joe Clarke

The Welsh Fire opener scored a duck in the last match against Phoenix. He will have to make some runs at the top if he wants his team to win their first match.

Our Playing XI for MNR vs WEF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:


Jos Buttler (c), Phil Salt, Tom Banton, Ben Duckett, David Miller (vc), Tristan Stubbs, Andre Russell, Dwaine Pretorius, Tom Hartley, Matt Parkinson, George Scrimshaw

Probable Winner

It is an important match for both sides so it’s rather tricky to predict who will be the winner tomorrow.

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