It’s a must-win game for both sides.
Southern Brave will take on Welsh Fire in the 25th match of the Hundred Men’s 2021 on Wednesday. With 2 matches still left for both sides, they will be eyeing a finish inside the top 3 spots in the standings. With the kind of form Southern Brave are in, they are very likely to qualify for the playoffs.
On the other hand, Welsh Fire are coming into this match on the back of four consecutive losses. They lost to Birmingham Phoenix by 93 runs in their previous match, which was the biggest defeat in this tournament in terms of defeat by runs. They look forward to giving their best in this match.
Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire, Match 25
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Date & Time: August 11th at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM local time
Live Streaming: Fancode
The teams chasing will have more chances of winning this match, as batting will become much easier in the second half of the game. The bowlers can use short deliveries as a wicket-taking option. Bowling first is a preferable option.
Probable Playing XIs for SOB vs WEF:
Quinton de Kock (wk), Paul Stirling, James Vince (c), Alex Davies, Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Whiteley, Chris Jordan, George Garton, Danny Briggs, Tymal Mills, Jake Lintott
Tom Banton (wk), Ian Cockbain, Ben Duckett (c), Glenn Philips, Leus du Plooy, Jimmy Neesham, Graeme White, Qais Ahmad, Luke Fletcher, Matt Milnes, David Payne
Top Picks for SOB vs WEF Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batsmen
In his first outing with the bat in this format, Paul Stirling got a good start, but was dismissed for 20 runs from 12 deliveries. He is an aggressive opener and will be a must pick for your Dream11 fantasy teams.
Ben Duckett is the only batter who has scored 200 plus for Welsh Fire in this competition. He can play textbook shots and as well as unorthodox shots. He has two half-centuries to his name.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Chris Jordan is a useful customer, not only with his batting and bowling, but he is a live wire on the field as well. He has picked up 5 wickets and has also scored 49 runs with the bat.
Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has contributed mainly with the ball in this tournament. He has scalped 7 wickets and has also scored 46 runs with the bat.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Chinaman bowler Jake Lintott has been pretty impressive so far in this tournament. He has picked up 5 wickets in 5 matches, with the best figures of 2/13. He will be a decent budget buy for your fantasy teams.
Qais Ahmad is an effective bowler who doesn’t leak runs easily. He has picked up 7 wickets in 6 matches in this tournament at 1.09 runs per ball.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Quinton de Kock is back to his best at the top of the order. He guided Southern Brave to their third win in this tournament with an unbeaten 72 runs from 45 deliveries against Northern Superchargers.
SOB vs WEF Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SOB vs WEF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock (c), Alex Davies, James Vince, Ben Duckett, Ian Cockbain, Glenn Philips (vc), Jimmy Neesham, Chris Jordan, David Payne, Qais Ahmad, Jake Lintott
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SOB vs WEF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock, Tom Banton, Paul Stirling (vc), James Vince, Ben Duckett (c), Glenn Philips, Jimmy Neesham, Chris Jordan, George Garton, Danny Briggs, Qais Ahmad
SOB vs WEF Risky Captaincy Choices:
Alex Davies is a handy batter at the top of the order. He has scored 114 runs in 5 innings. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Tom Banton averages only 10 with the bat in this tournament. Considering his current form he is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Player you should avoid:
Colin de Grandhomme has scored only 16 runs in 5 innings in this tournament and hasn’t pick wickets either. 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.