WEF vs OVI: Welsh Fire will lock horns against Oval Invincibles in Match 5 of The Hundred, 2022 on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
Welsh Fire have lost their opening fixture against defending champions Southern Brave by a huge margin of nine wickets. After putting to bat first, they were restricted to just 107 runs with Ben Duckett being the highest run-scorer with 40 runs. Southern Brave, in reply, chased down the target with nine wickets and 31 balls to spare.
Oval Invincibles, on the other hand, also lost the opening clash against London Spirit by just three runs. London Spirit scored 168 runs while batting first with Sunil Narine and Mohammad Hasnain grabbing two wickets each. Oval Invincibles, in reply, fell just three short of the target. Jordon Cox (39) and Hilton Cartwright (42) were the top scorers for their side.
Having lost their opening matches, both teams will be eager to open their winning account in the tournament.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 5 of The Hundred, 2022 between Welsh Fire and Oval Invincibles.
WEF vs OVI Match Details
- Match: Welsh Fire vs Oval Invincibles, Match 5
- Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
- Time: 6:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (Local)
- Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
The track at Sophia Gardens will provide the batters a lot of assistance. Bowlers will get some early swing in the initial overs and as the game progresses, spinners will come into the picture. The captain winning the toss would be hoping to bowl first.
WEF vs OVI Probable Playing XI
Welsh Fire Playing XI
Josh Cobb (C), Tom Banton (WK), Adam Zampa, Ryan Higgins, Ben Duckett, Jake Ball, Joe Clarke, Ollie Pope, David Payne, San Hain, Noor Ahmad.
Oval Invincibles Playing XI
Sam Billings (C & WK), Jordan Cox, Danny Briggs, Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Reece Topley, Sunil Narine, Hilton Cartwright, Will Jacks, Mohammad Hasnain, Jason Roy.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 154 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the previous five matches —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 1
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 1
Welsh Fire & Oval Invincibles Last 5 Matches Stats
WEF vs OVI Player Record/Stats (Must Picks)
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Sunil Narine||2 Wickets|
|Hilton Cartwright||42 Runs|
|Ben Duckett||40 Runs|
|Jake Ball||1 Wicket|
|Danny Briggs||39 Runs|
WEF vs OVI Captaincy Picks
- Sunil Narine
- Ben Duckett
- Hilton Cartwright
WEF vs OVI Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Tom Banton, Jordon Cox
- Batters: Hilton Cartwright, Jason Roy, Ben Duckett
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Ryan Higgins, Sam Curran
- Bowlers: Reece Topley, Jake Ball, Mohammad Hasnain
- Captain: Sunil Narine
- Vice-Captain: Ben Duckett
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Sam Billings, Tom Banton
- Batters: Hilton Cartwright, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Will Jacks
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Joshua Cobb
- Bowlers: Danny Briggs, Adam Zampa, Reece Topley
- Captain: Hilton Cartwright
- Vice-Captain: Tom Banton
Probable Winner Of The Match
Welsh Fire 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.