Birmingham Phoenix will go up against Southern Brave in The Hundred 2022 on Wednesday, August 10, at The Edgbaston in Birmingham from 11:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Birmingham Phoenix lost to Trent Rockets by six wickets in their first match of the season. Liam Livingstone scored a 28-ball 47 for the Phoenix while Tom Helm picked two wickets with the ball. The Rockets chased down the target of 144 with three balls to spare.
Southern Brave beat Welsh Fire by nine wickets in their opening game of the season. Craig Overton and Chris Jordan picked two wickets with the ball for the Brave while James Vince scored an unbeaten 41-ball 71 to chase down the target of 108 runs with 31 balls to spare.
The Brave were the winners of the inaugural season of The Hundred and had finished second on the points table last season. Southern Brave are second on the points table of The Hundred (Men’s) while Birmingham Phoenix are sixth.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave The Hundred 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 2.20, Southern Brave: 1.66
Bet365 odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 2.30, Southern Brave: 1.61
Betwinner odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 2.23, Southern Brave: 1.65
10CRIC odds: Birmingham Phoenix: 2.19, Southern Brave: 1.66
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave head-to-head
Southern Brave have won both the matches against Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred. The Brave triumphed over the Birmingham-based franchise by 32 runs in the final of the Hundred last season.
Birmingham Phoenix have won three and lost two of their last five matches in the Hundred while the Southern Brave have won all their last five.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave probable playing XI
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.
Southern Brave: James Vince (captain), Alex Davies (wicketkeeper), Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, Jake Lintott, Rehan Ahmed, Michael Hogan.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave top picks
Birmingham Phoenix: Liam Livingstone will be the top pick from the Phoenix. The right-handed batter was the leading run-scorer in The Hundred last season with 348 runs. Livingstone averaged 58.00 with the bat and had a strike rate of 178.46.
Southern Brave: James Vince will be the player to watch out for from the Brave. Vince scored a match-winning 41-ball 71 in the previous game. The 31-year-old scored 229 runs last season at an average of 28.62.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave The Hundred 2022 prediction
Southern Brave are unbeaten against the Birmingham-based franchise in The Hundred and are unbeaten so far this season. Hence, they have the advantage going into this fixture.
Birmingham Phoenix struggled against Southern Brave in both matches last season and will face an uphill task against the visitors.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Southern Brave The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 30°C
Wind: 5 km/h