Birmingham Phoenix will be up against Manchester Originals in The Hundred 2022 on Thursday, August 28, at Edgbaston in Birmingham from 11:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

Birmingham Phoenix beat Oval Invincibles by 10 runs in their previous game. Batting first, the Phoenix posted 166 runs courtesy of Moeen Ali’s 25-ball 42 and Liam Livingstone’s 45 runs off 32 balls. Tom Helm and Kane Richardson picked three wickets each for the Phoenix as the Invincibles were restricted to 156 runs. The Phoenix are currently third on The Hundred 2022 points table with eight points in six games.

On the other hand, Manchester Originals are sixth on the points table with six points in six games and are coming off a 23-run win over Northern Superchargers. Phil Salt’s 25-ball 55 runs helped the Originals post 208 runs in their first innings. Paul Walter picked three wickets for the Originals as the superchargers could only manage 185 runs in their chase. This was the third successive win for the Originals in The Hundred this season.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.63, Manchester Originals: 2.24

Bet365 odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.61, Manchester Originals: 2.30

Betwinner odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.62, Manchester Originals: 2.295

10CRIC odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.63, Manchester Originals: 2.25

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals head-to-head

Manchester Originals beat Birmingham Phoenix by six wickets in their only encounter in The Hundred so far. Matt Parkison picked four wickets for the Originals.

Birmingham Phoenix have won four out of their last five games in The Hundred while Manchester Originals have won three of their five.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals squad The Hundred 2022

Birmingham Phoenix: Moeen Ali (captain), Will Smeed, Miles Hammond, Liam Livingstone, Chris Benjamin (wicketkeeper), Dan Mousley, Benny Howell, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Helm, Kane Richardson, Imran Tahir, Brett D’Oliveria, Jack Leach, Adam Milne, Mathew Wade (wicketkeeper), Timm van der Gugten, Henry Brookes.

Manchester Originals: Jos Buttler, Phil Salt, Wayne Madsen, Paul Walters, Laurie Evans, Andre Russell, Tristan Stubbs, Sean Abbot, Fred Klassen, Matt Parkinson, Tom Hartley, Colin Ackerman, Richard Gleeson, Calvin Harrison, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Stanley, Ollie Robinson, Tom Lammonby.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals probable playing XI

Birmingham Phoenix:  Moeen Ali (captain), Will Smeed, Miles Hammond, Liam Livingstone, Chris Benjamin, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Benny Howell, Kane Richardson, Tom Helm, Henry Brookes, Imran Tahir.

Manchester Originals: Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Wayne Madsen, Paul Walters, Colin Ackerman, Laurie Evans (captain), Andre Russell, Tristan Stubbs, Calvin Harrison, Fred Klassen, Matt Parkinson, Tom Hartley.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022 combined fantasy XI

Moeen Ali (captain), Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Laurie Evans, Will Smeed, Liam Livingstone, Andre Russell, Tristan Stubbs, Paul Walters, Kan Richardson, Tom Helm, Imran Tahir

Birmingham Phoenix top picks vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022

Moeen Ali: The left-handed batter has scored 252 runs at an average of 31.50 and a strike rate of 161.53 in The Hundred. Ali has amassed 157 runs this season at a strike rate of 160.20. The all-rounder has also picked four wickets at an economy of 8.66.

Tom Helm: The 28-year-old pacer has picked 10 wickets in The Hundred this season at an average of 14.20 and an economy of 8.35. Helm strikes at  rate of 10.2 and has a best of 3 for 11.

Manchester Originals top picks vs Birmingham Phoenix The Hundred 2022

Phil Salt: The 25-year-old batter has scored 304 runs in his last 10 innings in The Hundred at an average of 33.78 and a strike rate of 155.89. Salt is currently the third-highest run-scorer with 238 runs in six games. The wicketkeeper batter boasts an impressive average of 47.60. 

Paul Walter: The left-arm pacer has picked eight wickets in six games for Manchester Originals. Walter has an economy of 7.50 and has snared wickets at an average of 12.50.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022 prediction 

Although Manchester Originals have beaten the Birmingham Phoenix before and will likely put up a strong fight in the upcoming contest, it is the Phoenix who have the advantage of playing at home and are the favourites.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 25°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 70%

Wind: 15 km/h