- Match: Welsh Fire vs Oval Invincibles (WEF vs OVI)
- Date-7th August 2022
- Match Format- 100 balls, The Hundred Men
- Venue- Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
- Time- 6:30 PM (IST)
- Weather- Sunny (23 degrees Celsius)
Welsh Fire vs Oval Invincibles (WEF vs OVI) Today Match Prediction Preview
Welcome to the WEF vs OVI Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Welsh Fire will now face Oval Invincibles in the Hundred Men on 7th August 2022 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. Keep on reading for more information on the WEF vs OVI game.
Welsh Fire and Oval Invincibles will battle it out on Sunday. Both teams are in search of their first win and lost their respective opening matches.
Welsh Fire made only 107 in their opening match against the defending champions Southern Brave. Ben Duckett was the saviour for the team with 40 runs in an otherwise poor performance. Southern Brave’s pacers had a rather easy hunt, with Craig Overton and Chris Jordan topping the charts with a couple of wickets each. In return, James Vince led from the front and took the team home with 41-ball 71*.
Oval Invincibles, on the other hand, had a close encounter with London Spirit where they fell three runs short of the total. London Spirit’s skipper Eoin Morgan smashed 29-ball 47 and took the team to 171/6.
Hilton Cartwright and Jordan Cox almost took the team to the victory after London Spirit dismissed the team’s top-order. In the end, they fell just three runs short of the total.
Top Batsmen for WEF vs OVI
Ben Duckett- 40 runs, 129.03 strike rate
Ollie Pope- 10 runs, 100 strike rate
Hilton Cartwright- 42 runs, 182.60 strike rate
Jordan Cox- 39 runs, 130 strike rate
Top Bowlers for WEF vs OVI
Jake Ball- 1 wicket, 1.31 economy rate
Ryan Riggins- 0 wickets, 1 economy rate
Sam Curran- 1 wicket, 1.45 economy rate
Sunil Narine- 2 wickets, 1.25 economy rate
WEF vs OVI Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If WEF bats first
- First Innings score prediction- WEF is expected to score 128
- Result prediction- OVI is likely to win by 4 Wickets
Scenario 2- If OVI bats first
- First Innings score prediction- OVI is expected to score 150
- Result prediction- OVI to win by 10 runs
WEF vs OVI Today Match Prediction, The Hundred, Who Will Win the Match?
Oval Invincibles to win
On paper, Oval Invincibles are a better team. The team might have ended in the losing side in the last match but they did put up a good show whereas, Welsh Fire had a disappointing match against the defending champions Southern Brave. Oval Invincibles also defeated Welsh Fire in their only meeting last year. Both teams will look to regroup as they are in search of their first win.
WEF vs OVI Probable Playing 11
Tom Banton, Joe Clarke (wk), Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Sam Hain, Josh Cobb, Ryan Higgins, Adam Zampa, Noor Ahmad, David Payne, Jake Ball
Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Sam Curran, Sam Billings (capt/wk), Jordan Cox, Hilton Cartwright, Sunil Narine, Tom Curran, Danny Briggs, Reece Topley, Mohammad Hasnain
Squad for WEF vs OVI, The Hundred Men
Ollie Pope, Ben Duckett, Jake Ball, David Payne, Leus du Plooy, Ryan Higgins, Josh Cobb, Joe Clarke, Tom Banton, Adam Zampa, David Miller, Naseem Shah, Sam Hain, Jacob Bethell, Matt Critchley, Noor Ahmad, George Scrimshaw
Sam Billings, Rory Burns, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Will Jacks, Sunil Narine, Jason Roy, Nathan Sowter, Reece Topley, Jordan Cox, Rilee Rossouw, Danny Briggs, Hilton Cartwright, Matt Milnes, Jack Leaning, Pat Brown, Mohammad Hasnain, Jack Haynes