The Hundred: Southern Vs Welsh
- Match: Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire (SOU vs WEF)
- Date- Wednesday, August 03, 2022
- Match Format – 100-ball cricket, The Hundred Mens Competition 2022
- Venue – The Rose Bowl, Southampton
- Time- 11:30 PM (IST)
- Weather- Mostly Cloudy (18 degrees Celsius)
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire (SOU vs WEF) Today Match Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the SOU vs WEF Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. The 1st match of The Hundred Men will see Southern Brave facing off against Welsh Fire on August 3, 2022, at the Rose Bowl. Keep on reading for more information on the SOU vs WEF game.
The opening match of The Hundred Mens Competition 2022 will be played between the defending champion Southern Brave, and Welsh Fire, who won just 3 out of 8 games in the previous season. With the kind of form Southern Brave players were in, they are very likely to defend the title this season.
Checking the team player’s strengths, both teams have quite several best players in their ranks. Southern Brave is looking great with their balanced team around a core of very talented English players. David from last year, who is more experienced and significantly improved, as well as Stoinis and Whitely, provide enough muscle at the other end of the innings.
On the other hand, despite not having a good season, previously, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, and Ben Duckett from Welsh Fire are looking to lock horns with all other teams by taking down the opposition’s spin attacks.
Top Batsmen for SOU vs WEF – Stats from the previous season
JM Vince – 229 runs, 129.37 strike rate
Q de Kock – 202 runs, 172.64 strike rate
JM Bairstow – 128 runs, 170.66 strike rate
GD Phillips – 214 runs, 146.57 strike rate
Top Bowlers for SOU vs WEF – Stats from the previous season
JB Lintott – 9 wickets, 7.60 economy rate
CJ Jordan – 10 wickets, 9.33 economy rate
Qais Ahmad – 8 Wickets, 7.31 economy rate
JDS Neesham – 7 Wickets, 9.07 economy rate
SOU vs WEF Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If SOU bats first
- First Innings score prediction – SOU is expected to score 140 plus runs
- Result prediction – SOU is likely to win by 20 runs
Scenario 2- If WEF bats first
- First Innings score prediction- WEF is expected to score 150 plus runs
- Result prediction- Welsh Fire will win the match by 10 runs.
SOU vs WEF Today Match Prediction
Welsh Fire to win
Welsh Fire can win this match if only the top payers perform well. Seeing Bairstow’s last five innings: 136 (92), 162 (157), 71* (44), 106 (140), 114* (145) 589 runs from 578 balls at an average of 196, we can easily understand the level of form he is in right now.
If Bairstow could find support from anyone top-order batter here, the FIre will return with the win. Tom Banton and Ben Duckett have shown great form in the T20 Vitality Blast, this season.
SOU vs WEF Probable Playing 11
Southern Brave: Jofra Archer, Marcus Stoinis, James Vince, Tim David, Alex Davies, Ross Whiteley, George Garton, Chris Jordan Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills
Welsh Fire: Tom Banton, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow, David Miller, Josh Cobb, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Qais Ahmad, David Payne, Liam Plunkett
SOU vs WEF Squad for, The Hundred Mens Competition 2022
Southern Brave: Finn Allen, Tim David, Alex Davies, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, James Vince, Joe Weatherley, Ross Whiteley, George Garton, Craig Overton, Rehan Ahmed, Jofra Archer, Michael Hogan, Chris Jordan Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills, Dan Moriarty
Welsh Fire: Tom Banton, Iain Cockbain, Leus du Plooy, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow, Josh Cobb, David Miller, Matt Critchley, Ryan Higgins, David Lloyd, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Qais Ahmad, Jake Ball, David Payne, Liam Plunkett