Devon Conway has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury and Paul Stirling will replace him.
Manchester Originals will host Southern Brave in the 19th match of the Hundred Men’s 2021 on Thursday. Manchester Originals are heading into this match on the back of a comfortable win against Welsh Fire by 7 wickets, thanks to a match-winning performance from Joe Clarke, who scored his first half-century in this tournament. With 2 wins, one loss, and a no result they placed themselves at 3rd spot in the standings with 5 points.
After losing their first two matches, Southern Brave showed a lot of character and won their next two matches. Chris Jordan did a brilliant job to defend the 11 runs in the last 5 deliveries of the match against London Spirit and earned the 2nd win for the Brave. They are still placed at the 7th spot in the standings with 4 points.
Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave, Match 19
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Date &Time: August 5th at 11:30 PM IST and 7:00 PM local time
Live Streaming: Fancode
It’s a good batting deck and even quick bowlers will play a crucial part in initial and at the death overs. Only one match has been played so far in this competition, where we encountered a low scoring game. We can expect fireworks from batters in this match and bowlers need to bowl to the field.
Probable Playing XIs for MNR vs SOB:
Phil Salt, Joe Clarke, Colin Munro, Colin Ackermann, Tom Lammonby, Carlos Brathwaite, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Lockie Ferguson, Steven Finn, Matt Parkinson
James Vince (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Paul Stirling, Alex Davies, Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Whiteley, George Garton, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills, Jake Lintott
Top Picks for MNR vs SOB Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batsmen
Joe Clarke played a vital knock in the last match against Welsh Fire. His knock of 58 runs from 31 deliveries set the tone for Manchester Originals. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 79 runs in 3 matches at an average of 26.33.
James Vince is having an excellent few weeks with the bat. He has scored 106 runs in 4 matches in this tournament, at an average of 26.5 and a strike rate of 137.66.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Carlos Brathwaite is the key all-rounder for Manchester Originals. In 3 matches in this competition, he has scored 42 runs and has also picked up 3 wickets with the ball.
Chris Jordan was the player of the match in the last game against London Spirit for his exceptional death bowling. He picked up 2 wickets in the match by conceding 32 runs at 1.6 runs per ball.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Wrist spinner Matt Parkinson can slow things in the middle overs. In 3 matches in this tournament, he has picked up 5 wickets, conceding 1.22 runs per ball.
Tymal Mills is a shorter-format specialist bowler. He has picked up 2 wickets in 4 matches so far in this tournament, conceding 1.28 runs per ball.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Quinton de Kock has been phenomenal with the bat as well behind the stumps. In 3 matches in this competition, he has scored 51 runs at an excellent strike rate of 204.
MNR vs SOB Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MNR vs SOB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock (c), Alex Davies, Phil Salt (vc), Colin Munro, James Vince, Joe Clarke, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Steven Finn, Matt Parkinson, George Garton
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MNR vs SOB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock, Phil Salt, Paul Stirling, Joe Clarke (c), Ross Whiteley, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite (vc), Colin Ackermann, Tymal Mills, Lockie Ferguson, Tom Hartley
MNR vs SOB Risky Captaincy Choices:
Tom Hartley has picked up 4 wickets in 3 matches in this tournament and has also been economical. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Paul Stirling has been roped in as the replacement of the injured Devon Conway. He is always a dangerous batsman in the shorter formats, but it is a bit risky to pick him as the captain in his 1st match of the tournament.
Player you should avoid:
Tom Lammonby has scored 18 runs in 2 innings so far in this tournament. Hence, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.
Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.