The Hundred Men’s 2021 – Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave – 19th Match Preview
The league standings in the Hundred 2021 edition are so tight right now that a win in this match might propel Southern Brave from second-last to first! This type of tight rivalry is precisely what the tournament needs, and we believe it will continue to the conclusion.
The Manchester Originals will face the Southern Brave in the following match. Both teams have won two games, however, the Originals have an additional point since one game was rained out. Southern Brave, on the other hand, has played one fewer match.
On August 5, 2021, the match will be held at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.
Match Details to Note
Match: Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave, The Hundred Men 2021
Date: August 05, 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave Team Previews
The Manchester Originals feature two of England’s most gifted young batsmen on their team. Joe Clarke and Philip Salt are presently batting first. They also laid the groundwork for the Originals’ victory in the last match, so they’re two to keep an eye on.
Clarke hit four sixes and four boundaries in 31 balls. Colin Munro also contributed runs, allowing the team to easily chase down a difficult total.
Here are some fascinating facts about the Originals. So far, just one batsman has scored more than fifty runs, and the team has struck a total of seven sixes in the Hundred. All of the sixes have come from three different batsmen.
This demonstrates that the Manchester Originals are a dangerous batting squad, although they may not be the most consistent or powerful against their opponents.
So far, the bowlers have done a good job of distributing the wickets. Matt Parkinson has five wickets to his name, and three others have four each. In the last encounter, the club added Lockie Ferguson to their roster, which is a major plus.
He is without a doubt one of the finest death bowlers in the game and will help them win.
Manchester Originals Squad
Philip Salt, Joe Clarke(w), Colin Munro, Colin Ackermann, Carlos Brathwaite(c), Tom Lammonby, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Lockie Ferguson, Steven Finn, Matthew Parkinson, Jamie Overton, Fred Klaassen, Richard Gleeson
The Originals will be pleased with their emphatic victory in their first two matches. In their first match in the campaign, they were defeated by the Oval Invincibles. The Originals will undoubtedly miss the services of Jos Buttler, who will be in the national camp for the Test series against India. In their last match against Welsh Fire, stand-in skipper Carlos Braithwaite led his team to a 150-run victory with seven wickets in hand and five balls remaining. The fact that the majority of the runs were scored by the top of the order is a good omen for this squad.
Predicted XI: Phil Salt, Joe Clarke, Colin Munro, Colin Ackerman, Carlos Braithwaite, Tom Lammonby, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Lockie Ferguson, Steven Finn, Matt Parkinson
Southern Brave has won its last two matches and appears to be getting into a groove. It also boasts a very strong top-order, with players who have outperformed the Originals thus far. A great batting lineup consists of James Vince, Devon Conway, Quinton de Kock, Alex Davies, and Colin de Grandhomme.
So far, this group has two individual fifty and a total of 13 sixes. The nicest thing is that Quinton de Kock and Colin de Grandhomme haven’t started yet. This implies that the Southern Braves’ hitting has a lot more to offer.
Southern Brave’s bowling appears to be a little weaker in contrast to the Manchester Originals, but it is still pretty good. Chris Jordan and Tymal Mills are exceptional death bowlers, but the others can be tested.
The other bowlers in this lineup are Jake Lintott, Liam Dawson, and George Garton. So far, none of the bowlers have stood out in terms of wickets.
Southern Brave Squad
James Vince(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Alex Davies, Devon Conway, George Garton, Ross Whiteley, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Jordan, Liam Dawson, Tymal Mills, Jake Lintott, Max Waller, Danny Briggs, Delray Rawlins
On paper, the Southern Brave appears to have their ideal top-three finish in the competition. This top order, however, has failed horribly when it comes to consistency. Quinton de Kock, James Vince, and Devon Conway are among those who have failed to fire together. Quinton De Kock and Devon Conway have failed to reach the half-century mark, despite James Vince’s match-winning 60 off 38 balls against Birmingham Phoenix. However, runs from Alex Davies’ bat will relieve a lot of strain from the Brave top order.
Predicted XI: Quinton de Kock, James Vince, Devon Conway, Alex Davies, George Garton, Colin De Grandhomme, Ross Whiteley, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills, Jake Lintott
Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave Toss Prediction
The team that wins the toss will choose to bat first. So far, the pitch in Manchester hasn’t turned, but as the second match chasing side, they may suffer a little.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Rain is expected in Manchester, so we’ll have to be lucky for the game to go place. The surface will be level and ideal for batting, with a little something for spinners. This is a well-balanced pitch that allows batsmen to get huge smashes while also keeping bowlers engaged.
Batting first, a score of about 150 is expected.
Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave Match Prediction
The skies are cloudy, and the possibilities of precipitation are high. If we are fortunate enough to see the game, the side that bowls first will have an advantage in the contest. On paper, Southern Brave appears to be a little stronger than their opponents.
Brave has a combination of seasoned and potential young players who are renowned to win games. However, the Manchester Originals, who have been playing excellent cricket in recent weeks, should not be underestimated.
Southern Brave is the favorite to win.