Southern Brave will go up against Welsh Fire in The Hundred 2022 on Wednesday, August 3, at The Rose Bowl in Southampton from 11:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Southern Brave were the winners of the inaugural season of The Men's Hundred. The Brave finished second on the points table last season with five wins and two losses from their 8 matches and a total of 11 points. James Vince was the top run-scorer for Southern Brave with 229 runs while Jake Lintott picked up 11 wickets at an economy of 7.60.
Ben Duckett was the top run-scorer for Welsh Fire with 232 runs while Qais Ahmad was the best bowler with 8 wickets and an economy rate of 7.31. Welsh Fire finished seventh on the points table in The Men's Hundred last season with three wins and five losses from their 8 matches.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire The Hundred 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Southern Brave: 1.65, Welsh Fire: 2.15
Bet365 odds: Southern Brave: 1.66, Welsh Fire: 2.20
Betwinner odds: Southern Brave: 1.675, Welsh Fire: 2.192
10CRIC odds: Southern Brave: 1.64, Welsh Fire: 2.13
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire head-to-head
Both Southern Brave and the Welsh Fire have won one game each out of their two matches so far.
Southern Brave beat Welsh Fire by eight wickets in their previous match in the Hundred in the last edition.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire probable playing XI
Southern Brave: Finn Allen, Alex Davies (wicket-keeper), James Vince (captain), Marcus Stoinis, Ross Whiteley, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills, Craig Overton, Dan Moriarty.
Welsh Fire: Ben Duckett, Jonny Bairstow (captain & wicket-keeper), Ollie Pope, Tom Banton, Sam Hain, Joe Clarke, Josh Cobb, Matt Critchley, Adam Zampa, Naseem Shah, Jake Ball.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire top picks
Southern Brave: Ross Whiteley will be the player to watch out for from the Southern Brave. Whiteley scored 133 runs in seven innings at an average of 33.25. The 33-year-old had a strike rate of 144.56 last season.
Welsh Fire: Jonny Bairstow will be the top pick from the Welsh Fire. The wicket-keeper batter scored 128 runs in two matches last season. Bairstow had a strike rate of 170.66 and an average of 64.00.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire The Hundred 2022 prediction
Southern Brave will have a slight edge going into the games against Welsh Fire. The hosts are the defending champions and have a very balanced squad this season.
Welsh Fire will go into the game as underdogs. The Bairstow-led Welsh side will face a tough challenge against a formidable Southern Brave.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire The Hundred 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 25°C
Wind: 15 km/h