Southern Brave face London Spirit in The Hundred 2022 on Friday, August 12 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The match will start at 11:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Southern Brave come into this game having lost their previous match against Birmingham Phoenix by 53 runs. The Phoenix put on 176 in their innings thanks to Will Smeed’s 101-run knock. The Brave struggled throughout their innings and could only manage 123. Alex Davies top-scored with a 24-ball 33 for the Brave while Marcus Stoinis and Chris Jordan picked one wicket each. The hosts are third on The Hundred 2022 points table with two points in two games.
The London Spirit are currently atop the points table having won both their games in the tournament. The Spirit beat Manchester Originals by 52 runs in their last game. The visitors posted 160 runs in the first innings on the back of Zack Crawley’s 34-ball 41, Eoin Morgan’s 37 of 26 balls, and Kieron Pollard’s quick-fire cameo of 34 runs. Jordan Thompson picked four wickets for the Brave as the Originals were restricted to just 108 in their chase.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit The Hundred 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Southern Brave: 1.73, London Spirit: 2.08
Bet365 odds: Southern Brave: 1.72, London Spirit: 2.10
Betwinner odds: Southern Brave: 1.72, London Spirit: 2.12
10CRIC odds: Southern Brave: 1.73, London Spirit: 2.09
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit head-to-head
Southern Brave beat London Spirit by four runs in their only encounter in this competition. Alex Davies and Chris Jordan were the top players for the Brave in this match.
Southern Brave have won four of their last five matches in The Hundred while London Spirit have won three.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit probable playing XI
Southern Brave: James Vince (captain), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Alex Davies, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Chris Jordan, George Garton, Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills.
London Spirit: Eoin Morgan (captain), Zak Crawley, Adam Rossington (wicketkeeper), Dan Lawrence, Glenn Maxwell, Jordan Thompson, Kieron Pollard, Liam Dawson, Brad Wheal, Nathan Ellis, Mason Crane.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit top picks
Southern Brave: Watch out for Quinton de Kock in this encounter. The South African batter scored 202 runs at an average of 33.66 in The Hundred last season. The southpaw scored two half-centuries and had a strike rate of 172.64.
London Spirit: Eoin Morgan will be the top pick from the London Spirits. The former England captain has scored 84 runs in two games in The Hundred this season at a strike rate of 152.72. Morgan scored 151 runs in seven innings last season at an average of 25.16.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit The Hundred 2022 prediction
Southern Brave are favourites going into the game against the Spirit. The hosts have a more balanced side in the tournament and have beaten the Spirit in the last season.
However, the London Spirit have started the tournament well and have all the firepower needed to beat a strong team like the Brave.
Southern Brave vs London Spirit The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 27°C
Wind: 15 km/h