Oval Invincibles face Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred 2022 on Tuesday, August 23, at The Oval from 11:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Oval Invincibles lost to Trent Rockets in their previous game this season. Chasing 182 runs to win, the Invincibles kept losing wickets regularly and were unable to stitch a good partnership at the start. Jordan Cox top scored for the Invincibles with an unbeaten 33-ball 61 as the rest of the batters failed to contribute. This was the second defeat for the Invincibles this season and are currently fourth on the points table in The Hundred 2022.
On the other hand, Birmingham Phoenix are fifth on the points table and come into this game having lost to Northern Superchargers by 32 runs in their previous game. Fifties from Adam Lyth and Adam Hose powered the Superchargers to a formidable score of 169 runs. The Phoenix captain, Moeen Ali picked two wickets with the ball. Birmingham Phoenix were restricted to 137 runs in their chase with Miles Hammond top-scoring with 31 runs off 27 balls.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix The Hundred 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Oval Invincibles: 1.65, Birmingham Phoenix: 2.15
Bet365 odds: Oval Invincibles: 1.66, Birmingham Phoenix: 2.20
Betwinner odds: Oval Invincibles: 1.67, Birmingham Phoenix: 2.205
10CRIC odds: Oval Invincibles: 1.66, Birmingham Phoenix: 2.19
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix head-to-head
Birmingham Phoenix beat Oval Invincibles by six wickets in their only previous encounter in The Hundred.
Both, Birmingham Phoenix and Oval Invincibles, have won three out of their last four matches in The Hundred 2022.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix squads The Hundred 2022
Oval Invincibles: Sam Billings (captain and wicketkeeper), Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, Will Jacks, Jordan Cox, Sam Curran, Sunil Narine, Danny Briggs, Matt Milnes, Tom Curran, Mohammad Hasnain, Jack Haynes, Pat Brown, Rory Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Reece Topley, Jack Leaning, Nathan Sowter.
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.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix probable playing XI
Oval Invincibles: Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, Will Jacks, Sam Billings (captain and wicketkeeper), Jordan Cox, Sam Curran, Sunil Narine, Tom Curran, Matt Milnes, Reece Topley, Mohammad Hasnain.
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.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix combined fantasy XI.
Liam Livingstone, Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, Will Jacks, Moeen Ali (captain), Jordan Cox, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Sam Curran, Sunil Narine, Henry Brookes, Imran Tahir.
Birmingham Phoenix top picks vs Oval Invincibles
Liam Livingstone: The all-rounder has scored 354 runs in his last 10 innings in this tournament for Birmingham Pheonix at an average of 44.25 and a strike rate of 176.11. Livingstone was also the leading run-scorer in The Hundred 2021 with 348 runs in nine innings at an average of 58.00.
Imran Tahir: The leg-spinner has picked 10 wickets in his last 10 innings in The Hundred at a strike rate of 16.90. Tahir has picked two wickets this season for the Pheonix at an economy of 9.25.
Oval Invincibles top picks vs Birmingham Phoenix
Jordan Cox: The Invincibles’ middle-order batter has scored 148 runs in five games this season at an average of 74.00 and a strike rate of 160.86. Cox also scored an unbeaten 61 in the last game.
Sunil Narine: The 34-year-old spinner is the leading wicket-taker in The Hundred this season with nine wickets in five games. Narine has picked his wickets at an economy of 6.00 and an average of 11.11 for Oval Invincibles.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix The Hundred 2022 prediction
Oval Invincibles will have the advantage of playing at home which will give them an edge going into the game against Birmingham Phoenix.
Birmingham Phoenix have beaten the Invincibles before and are likely to put up a strong fight again in the upcoming encounter.
Oval Invincibles vs Birmingham Phoenix The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 30°C
Wind: 5 km/h