Hundred Ball Men's 2023, Match 17- WF vs SB Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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The Hundred 2023

Match 17: WF vs SB



The 17th match of the Men’s Hundred 2023 Competition is set to take place between Welsh Fire (WF) and Southern Brave (SB) The venue for this exciting clash will be the iconic Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

In the early stages of the tournament, Welsh Fire displayed a mix of results. They kicked off their campaign with a victory, but stumbled against Southern Brave in their subsequent match. Their encounter with Oval Invincibles concluded in a dramatic tie. However, they swiftly returned to the winning column by overcoming Birmingham Phoenix. With this triumph, they aim to harness their winning momentum in the upcoming match on Saturday.

The trio of Haris Rauf, David Payne, and Roelof van der Merwe exhibited stellar performances by each securing two wickets. Their combined effort played a pivotal role in restricting Birmingham Phoenix to a modest score of 112/7. Stephen Eskinazi shone brightly at the top of the order, smashing a rapid 43 off just 18 deliveries. This dominant display paved the way for Welsh Fire's comfortable chase, sealing victory with six wickets in hand.

Contrastingly, Southern Brave has encountered challenges in this year's competition. They managed to secure a lone victory while enduring two losses before their scheduled match against London Spirit at Lord’s in London. Unfortunately, rain played spoilsport, leading to the match being abandoned. Consequently, both teams shared a point from the encounter.

Southern Brave's batting struggled as they found themselves at a precarious 34/3 after 26 balls before rain intervened, leading to the abandonment of the remainder of the match. With a determination to reclaim their winning form, the team is eagerly looking ahead to Saturday's match against Welsh Fire.

In summary, the upcoming clash between Welsh Fire and Southern Brave promises to be a thrilling spectacle as both teams vie for supremacy. The Sophia Gardens will undoubtedly witness an intense battle as Southern Brave aims to overcome their struggles and reignite their winning momentum against the resilient Welsh Fire side.

Match Details

Match: WF vs SB, 17th Match, The Hundred Men's Competition 2023

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023

Time: 10:30 PM

Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Pitch and Weather Report

Sophia Gardens in Cardiff provides a well-balanced cricket track, allowing batters to find their rhythm and hit through the line once they settle into their innings. For bowlers, maintaining consistent accuracy is crucial, as stray deliveries are likely to be punished by the batsmen.

The weather in Cardiff for Saturday anticipates temperatures ranging from 15 to 19 degrees Celsius. However, there is a high likelihood of rain on the day of the match.

WF vs SB Squads

WF: Stephen Eskinazi, Joe Clarke, Luke Wells, Tom Abell, Glenn Phillips, David Willey, Ben Green, Shaheen Afridi, Roelof van der Merwe, Haris Rauf, David Payne, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Cooke, Jake Ball, Ollie Pope, George Scrimshaw, Daniel Douthwaite

SB: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, James Vince, Tim David, Leus du Plooy, Joe Weatherley, James Fuller, Rehan Ahmed, Matthew Fisher, Craig Overton, Tymal Mills, Alex Davies, Mitchell Santner, George Garton, Jofra Archer, Jafer Chohan, Chris Jordan

WF vs SB Probable Playing XIs

WF: Joe Clarke (wk), Luke Wells, Stephen Eskinazi, Tom Abell (c), Glenn Phillips, David Willey, Ben Green, Shaheen Afridi, Roelof van der Merwe, Haris Rauf, David Payne

SB: Devon Conway (wk), Finn Allen, James Vince (c), Leus du Plooy, Joe Weatherley, Tim David, James Fuller, Rehan Ahmed, Matthew Fisher-Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, Tymal Mills

Match Prediction

After clinching victory in their recent match, WF are riding high on confidence. On the other hand, the struggling SB have mustered just one win so far in the tournament, and they're eager to regain their footing come Saturday. With a well-established lineup, WF are poised to secure another triumph.

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