Sam Billings can be a good player to bank on for this encounter.
Birmingham Phoenix and Oval Invincibles will battle it out against each other in the Match 18 of the Men’s English 100 Balls League on Wednesday, August 4. Birmingham Phoenix have won two matches in the tournament from the four they have played. Phoenix find themselves in the fourth position of the points table.
On the other hand, the Oval Invincibles have also won two of the four matches they have played and are placed in the third position of the points table. Both the teams have won their previous encounters and have the momentum. It would thus be an intriguing game to look out for.
Birmingham Phoenix vs Oval Invincibles, Match 18
Venue: Edgbaston Stadium
Date & Time: August 4 at 11:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: FanCode
The pitch at the Edgbaston is expected to be inclined towards the batters. The pacers might get help initially with spinners coming into the scene in the middle overs.
Probable Playing XIs for BPH vs OVI:
Finn Allen, Will Smeed, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali c), Miles Hammond, Chris Benjamin (wk), Benny Howell, Adam Milne, Tom Helm, Pat Brown, Imran Tahir
Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Jordan Clark, Colin Ingram, Sam Billings (c, wk), Laurie Evans, Sunil Narine, Tom Curran, Tabraiz Shamsi, Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood
Top Picks for BPH vs OVI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Sam Billings played an unbeaten knock of 40 runs in the previous game. In the tournament so far, he has chipped in 92 runs. He can be a good player to bank on.
Liam Livingstone has smashed 122 runs in the tournament so far. He is a crucial player for the team and will be determined to perform well.
Adam Milne picked up 2 wickets in the previous game for Birmingham Phoenix. In the tournament so far, he has scalped 7 wickets and can be a good pick for this game as well.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BPH vs OVI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Sam Billings (c), Jason Roy, Laurie Evans, Finn Allen, Sunil Narine, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone (vc), Will Jacks, Adam Milne, Tom Curran, Saqib Mahmood
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BPH vs OVI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Sam Billings, Jason Roy Miles Hammond, Finn Allen, Sunil Narine, Moeen Ali, Benny Howell, Liam Livingstone, Adam Milne (c), Tom Curran (vc), Saqib Mahmood
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Sam Billings and Adam Milne
Vice-Captain Options: Liam Livingstone and Tom Curran
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.