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The Hundred, Match 8: BPH vs SOB Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Match Preview, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave, Six Sports

Match Preview

Birmingham Phoenix will be taking on Southern Brave in today’s match of The Hundred. Southern Brave are the defending champions and will look to maintain that record this year as well. Although the Birmingham Phoenix were last year’s finalists, they could not win the title. This year also, they have started their campaign with a loss against the Trent Rockets. Liam Livingstone and Tom Helm were the top performers with bat and ball.

Southern Brave on the other hand have done exceedingly well last season as well as this year. They defeated Welsh Fire in their opening game. Chris Jordan and Craig Overton took two wickets apiece to stop Welsh Fire at just 107. After that, James Vince made 71 from 41 balls and remained unbeaten till the end.

Match Details

Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Match Format: T20I, Match 8, T20I Tournament

Date: 10th August 2022

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Streaming Platform: Fan Code

Pitch Report

Although the pitch at Edgbaston is well-balanced for both batters and bowlers, batsmen will more likely dominate the contest as it is a high-scoring venue. The average first innings score at this venue is 160 runs.

Team News & Injury Updates for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Match:

As of now, there are no injury or illness updates on both sides.

Complete Squad for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Match:

Birmingham Phoenix

Moeen Ali (c), Chris Benjamin (wk), Henry Brookes, Brett D’Oliveira, Miles Hammond, Tom Helm, Benny Howell, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Adam Milne, Dan Mousley, Kane Richardson, Will Smeed, Imran Tahir, Graeme van Buuren, Timm van der Gugten, Matthew Wade (wk)

Southern Brave

James Vince (c), Rehan Ahmed, Finn Allen, Tim David, Alex Davies (wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), James Fuller, George Garton, Michael Hogan, Chris Jordan, Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills, Dan Moriarty, Craig Overton, Paul Stirling, Marcus Stoinis, Ross Whiteley, Joe Weatherley

Probable Playing XI for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Match:

Birmingham Phoenix

Last year’s runners-up would now look to become this year’s winners of The Hundred. They will now have to play really well after losing their first match.

Predicted Playing XI:

Will Smeed, Miles Hammond, Moeen Ali (c), Liam Livingstone, Dan Mousley, Chris Benjamin (wk), Benny Howell, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Helm, Kane Richardson, Imran Tahir

Southern Brave

Southern Brave will not be making too many changes from the last match and so will be looking to win this match with the same combination of players.

Predicted Playing XI:

Quinton de Kock (wk), James Vince (c), Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, Jake Lintott, Rehan Ahmed, Michael Hogan

Top Picks for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Match:

Birmingham Phoenix

Liam Livingstone

Livingstone has been playing brilliantly in T20Is and did well in Phoenix’s last game as well. He will look to continue his form in this match as well. Also, he took a wicket in the first game as well.

Moeen Ali

The allrounder has been in excellent form in this season of The Hundred. Against Trent Rockets, he made 35 from just 21 balls and took the big scalp of Dawid Malan in the same match.

Imran Tahir

The spinner did not get a wicket and gave away 28 runs from his 15 deliveries. But Tahir would be able to perform better against Southern Brave in today’s match.

Southern Brave

James Vince

The skipper of Southern Brave was exceptional in the opening game against the Welsh Fire. He remained unbeaten on 71 and was also the leading run-scorer for his team last year.

Chris Jordan

Jordan was quite successful against Welsh Fire in Southern Brave’s opening game. He took two wickets and conceded only 16 runs in his 15 deliveries. Jordan will be a key bowler for Southern Brave in today’s match as well.

Quinton de Kock

The keeper-batsman for Southern Brave missed the first game of the season due to national commitments but he will be available for selection for the game against Birmingham today.

Players to avoid for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Match:

Birmingham Phoenix

Will Smeed

The opening batter was not in form against Trent Rockets and was out for 7 runs. He will have to score big today against the defending champs.

Southern Brave

Rehan Ahmed

Although the 17-year-old has all the potential to be chosen for his all-round skills, he still can be considered as a future player for England but for today’s clash, it will be best to avoid him as there are a plethora of other international bowlers.

Our Playing XI for BPH vs SOB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Quinton de Kock, Liam Livingstone (vc), James Vince (c), Tim David, Will Smeed, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Jordan, Imran Tahir, Kane Richardson, Craig Overton

Probable Winner

Southern Brave looks like the likely winners of this contest as they have won their first match and have a better team combination.

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