SOB vs WEF: Southern Brave will lock horns against Welsh Fire in Match 1 of The Hundred, 2022 on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.
Southern Brave will enter this tournament as the defending champions. They have retained almost all their players from the successful 2021 edition of tournament.
The inclusion of Tim David and Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis have further bolstered their side. James Vince will be leading the Men in Green and will be aiming to power his side to another title-winning campaign.
Speaking of Welsh Fire, the team had endured a rough & tough season last year and they will be looking to put their last edition disappointment behind them and start fresh this year.
Ben Duckett has been appointed the captain of the Fire after star wicket-keeper batter Jonny Bairstow was ruled out of the tournament to take a break from his busy cricketing schedule.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 1 of The Hundred, 2022 between Southern Brave and Welsh Fire.
SOB vs WEF Match Details
- Match: Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire, Match 1
- Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
- Time: 11:30 PM (IST) / 7:00 PM (Local)
- Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
The surface at Southampton is expected to be good for batting and we can see plenty of runs in the match. The seam bowlers can do wonders with the new ball while spinners will have a role to play in the later hours.
SOB vs WEF Probable Playing XI
Southern Brave Playing XI
James Vince (C), Alex Davies (WK), Ross Whiteley, Finn Allen, Tim David, Marcus Stoinis, James Fuller, Tymal Mills, Chris Jordan, George Garton, Jake Lintott.
Welsh Fire Playing XI
Ben Duckett (C), Tom Banton (WK), Glenn Phillips, Joe Clarke, Leus de Plooy, Josh Cobb, Ryan Higgins, Matt Critchley, George Scrimshaw, Naseem Shah, Adam Zampa.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 139 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the previous five matches —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
Southern Brave & Welsh Fire Last 5 Matches Stats
SOB vs WEF Player Record/Stats (Must Picks)
|Player||Stats (Last Edition)|
|Tim David||2556 Runs (T20 Career)|
|James Vince||229 Runs|
|Ben Duckett||232 Runs|
|Jacob Lintott||11 Wickets|
|Qais Ahmad||8 Wickets|
SOB vs WEF Captaincy Picks
- Tim David
- Tom Banton
- James Vince
SOB vs WEF Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Alex Davies, Tom Banton
- Batters: James Vince, Ben Duckett, Tim David
- All-Rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Josh Cobb, James Fuller
- Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Chris Jordan, Jake Lintott
- Captain: Tim David
- Vice-Captain: Tom Banton
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Tom Banton
- Batters: James Vince, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Tim David
- All-Rounders: Marcus Stoinis, George Garton
- Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Chris Jordan, Naseem Shah, Jake Lintott
- Captain: James Vince
- Vice-Captain: Ben Duckett
Probable Winner Of The Match
Southern Brave are expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.