Match Preview By Kunal,

Birmingham Phoenix Vs Southern Brave:

       Welcome to today’s match prediction & preview of Birmingham Phoenix Vs Southern Brave will feature in the 8th match of the 2nd edition of The Hundred at the Edgbaston in Birmingham on 10th Aug. The two teams last met each other in the previous season’s finals, where Southern Brave won by 32 runs.

       Talking about Birmingham Phoenix’s performance, they lost their first match against Trent Rockets by six wickets. While batting first Birmingham Phoenix’s batters could only manage a target of 143 runs. Livingstone was the leading scorer with 47 off 28 in that match. So while defending the low total bowlers could not come up with something to defend it. As a result, they totally outclassed by their opponent and hope to improve their performance in the future. Last year, Birmingham Phoenix finished top in the points standings with 6 victories and 2 losses in 8 matches.

       On the other side, Southern Brave defeated Welsh Fire by 9 wickets in their first encounter. While bowling first, their bowlers were able to restrict their opponents to 107 runs only. Their batters, on the other hand, chased down the total without many hiccups. So that was a complete dominant performance. Last year, Southern Brave picked up five wins, 2 losses, and 1 no result out of 8 matches to finish with 2nd position.

       In today’s match, Birmingham Phoenix would like to come back to winning ways. On the other hand, Southern Brave will look to maintain its winning streaks.

Probable XI:

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

Southern Brave: James Vince (c), Alex Davies (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, Jacob Benedict Lintott, Rehan Ahmed, Michael Hogan.

H2H Record:

Birmingham Phoenix: 0
Southern Brave: 2

Weather Report:

       According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 23°C and humidity will be 41%. The speed of the wind will be around 6 km/h and the sky will be mostly clear.

Pitch Report:

       The Edgbaston in Birmingham has a bat-friendly surface. We can anticipate a competitive scoring game, with bowlers needing to change their line and lengths to be successful. In the powerplay, it may swing. After winning the toss, the captains will look for a chase.

Broadcast Details:

Match Time: 11:00 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: SONY TEN Network, Sony LIV app

Match Prediction:

Birmingham Phoenix will win

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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