Birmingham Phoenix play Northern Superchargers in The Hundred 2022 on Friday, August 19, at The Edgbaston in Birmingham from 11:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

Birmingham Phoenix come into this game having beaten the Trent Rockets by seven wickets in their previous game. Benny Howell picked three wickets with the ball for the Phoenix as the Rockets could only manage 145 runs in their first innings. The Phoenix chased the target down with 14 balls to spare thanks to Moeen Ali’s 52 runs of 28 balls and Liam Livingstone’s 32-ball 51. This was the third consecutive win for the Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred this season.

On the other hand, Northern Superchargers lost by seven wickets to London Spirit in their previous game in The Hundred. This was the third consecutive loss for the Superchargers this season as the visitors were unable to defend 144 runs against the Spirit. Faf du Plessis scored a 35-ball 56 for the Superchargers while Adil Rashid picked one wicket.

Birmingham Phoenix are third on The Hundred 2022 points table with six points while the Northern Superchargers are sixth with just two points. 

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers The Hundred 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.61, Northern Superchargers: 2.28

Bet365 odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.61, Northern Superchargers: 2.30

Betwinner odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.62, Northern Superchargers: 2.30

10CRIC odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 1.61, Northern Superchargers: 2.26

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

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers head-to-head

Birmingham Phoenix beat Northern Superchargers by eight wickets in their only match in The Hundred last season. Liam Livingstone was adjudged player of the match for his all-around performance with the bat and ball.

Birmingham Phoenix have won three out of their four matches this season while Northern Superchargers have won only one of their four matches.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers squads 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.

Northern Superchargers: Adam Lyth, Faf du Plessis, Harry Brook, Adam Hose, Michael Pepper (wicketkeeper), David Wiese, David Willey (captain), Dwayne Bravo, Roelof van der Merwe, Matthew Potts, Adil Rashid, Jordan Clark, Callum Parkinson, John Simpson (wicketkeeper), Wahab Riaz, Saif Zaib, Ben Raine,

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers probable playing XI

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

Northern Superchargers: Adam Lyth, Faf du Plessis (captain), Harry Brook, Adam Hose, Michael Pepper (wicketkeeper), David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Roelof van der Merwe, Wahab Riaz, Adil Rashid, Craig Miles.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers combined fantasy XI.

Adam Lyth, Faf du Plessis (captain), Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Henry Brookes, Adil Rashid, Wahab Riaz.

Birmingham Phoenix top picks vs Northern Superchargers

Moeen Ali: The southpaw scored 225 runs in The Hundred last season at a strike rate of 148.02. This season, Ali has scored 114 runs in four innings at a strike rate of 167.64 and has also picked two wickets with the ball.

Liam Livingstone: The all-rounder has scored 123 runs this season at an average of 41.00 and a strike rate of 148.19. Livingstone was the leading run-scorer in The Hundred 2021 with 348 runs in nine innings at an average of 58.00. Liam Livingstone scored an unbeaten 92 against the Superchargers last season and also picked three wickets.

Northern Superchargers top picks vs Birmingham Phoenix

Harry Brook: The 23-year-old has scored 45 runs in two matches this season at a strike rate of 160.71. Brooks was the leading run-scorer for the Superchargers in The Hundred 2021 with 189 runs in five innings. The right-handed batter averaged 47.25 with the bat last season and scored his runs at a strike rate of 153.65. 

Adil Rashid: The leg-spinner has picked four wickets this season at an average of 27.75 and an economy of 8.88. Rashid was the joint highest wicket-taker in The Hundred last season with 12 wickets in seven games.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers The Hundred 2022 prediction  

Birmingham Phoenix beat the Northern Superchargers last season and will have the edge going into this game on current form.

The Superchargers have struggled in The Hundred this season and will face an uphill task against a strong side like the Phoenix.

Birmingham Phoenix vs Northern Superchargers The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report

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