Manchester Originals face Oval Invincibles in The Hundred 2022 on Wednesday, August 31 at Old Trafford in Manchester. The match will start at 11:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

The Originals started the season with three defeats in a row but have found their mojo with four wins on the bounce, taking them to third on The Hundred points table this season with eight points. Phil Salt and Tristan Stubbs have been key to Manchester Originals’ recent success. The Old Trafford-based franchise beat Birmingham Phoenix by 79 runs in their last match in this tournament, headlined by a four-fer by Tom Hartley.

Oval Invincibles, on the other hand, had a slight dip in form, winning only once in their last three matches. The Invincibles’ two recent defeats came against Birmingham Phoenix and London Spirit after their batters failed to deliver in the run chases. Oval Invincibles are level on points with Manchester Originals, making this a must-win game for both franchises to stand a chance to qualify for the Eliminator.

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles The Hundred 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Manchester Originals: 1.64, Oval Invincibles: 2.17

Betway odds: Manchester Originals: 1.61, Oval Invincibles: 2.10

Betwinner odds: Manchester Originals: 1.68, Oval Invincibles: 2.17

10CRIC odds: Manchester Originals: 1.66, Oval Invincibles: 2.19

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

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles head-to-head

Oval Invincibles beat Manchester Originals by nine runs in their previous match in The Hundred. Sam Billings’ 49-run knock guided the Invincibles to 145/8 in the first innings as Nathan Sowter and Sam Curran kept the pressure on the Originals with the ball in the run chase and restricted the Manchester-based outfit to 136/7.

The Originals have won their last four matches on the bounce while the Invincibles’ win in their last match this season ended their two-match losing streak.

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles squads The Hundred 2022 

Manchester Originals: Colin Ackermann, Jos Buttler, Fred Klaassen, Laurie Evans (captain), Richard Gleeson, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Tom Lammonby, Josh Little, Wayne Madsen, Matt Parkinson, Ollie Robinson, Andre Russell, Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Stanley, Tristan Stubbs (wicketkeeper), Ashton Turner, Paul Walter.

Oval Invincibles: Sam Billings (captain and wicketkeeper), Danny Briggs, Pat Brown, Rory Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Jordan Cox (wicketkeeper), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Jack Haynes, Will Jacks, Jack Leaning, Matt Milnes, Mohammad Hasnain, Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, Sunil Narine, Nathan Sowter, Peter Hatzoglou.

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles probable playing XI

Manchester Originals: Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Laurie Evans (captain), Wayne Madsen, Tristan Stubbs, Paul Walter, Ashton Turner, Tom Lammonby, Tom Hartley, Fred Klaassen, Matt Parkinson, Josh Little.  

Oval Invincibles: Will Jacks, Jordan Cox, Rilee Rossouw, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Sam Billings (captain and wicketkeeper), Hilton Cartwright, Peter Hatzoglou, Matt Milnes, Nathan Sowter, Pat Brown. 

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles combined fantasy XI The Hundred 2022

Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Laurie Evans (captain), Will Jacks, Sam Curran, Tristan Stubbs, Ashton Turner, Sam Billings, Nathan Sowter, Fred Klaassen, Matt Parkinson, Josh Little.

Manchester Originals top picks vs Oval Invincibles The Hundred 2022

Phil Salt: The English wicketkeeper batter has been in fine form in The Hundred this season and has been a key player in the absence of Jos Buttler. Salt has scored 294 runs in seven matches at an average of 49 and a strike rate of 155.55, including three fifties.

Matt Parkinson: The 25-year-old leg spinner has taken seven wickets in The Hundred 2022. Parkinson has 124 wickets in 88 T20s at an economy of 7.64, including five four-wicket hauls. He has the ability to deceive the batters with his variation of pace and length and is a difficult bowler to score off in this format.

Oval Invincibles top picks vs Manchester Originals The Hundred 2022. 

Will Jacks: The Surrey batter has been impressive in the tournament and has carried the burden of scoring heavily early on in the innings. Jacks has scored 259 runs in six matches in The Hundred 2022, including one century and two half-centuries, averaging 51.80 with a strike-rate of 175.  

Sam Curran: Oval Invincibles have reaped the benefit of Sam Curran’s all-round abilities this season. Curran has scored 168 runs at an average of 28 and taken eight wickets at an economy rate of 8.66 in The Hundred 2022. He is one of the best bowlers in the tournament with the new ball and can score quick runs with the bat when needed. 

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles The Hundred 2022 prediction 

Manchester Originals are the in-form team in the tournament, having the second-best bowling and batting aggregates this season. The Originals have the home advantage in this match against Oval Invincibles and are expected to win and stand a chance for the spot in the Eliminator.

The Invincibles beat the Originals in The Hundred 2021 and have match-winners like Sam Curran and Sam Billings in their ranks. However, their form has been patchy this season and they will find it difficult in the bowling-friendly conditions at Old Trafford.

Manchester Originals vs Oval Invincibles The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 21°C

Precipitation: 3%

Humidity: 55%

Wind: 16 km/h

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