Match 26: Southern Brave vs Oval Invincibles | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

In the 26th match of the Women’s Hundred 2023 Competition, the Southern Brave will face off against the Oval Invincibles. This exciting clash will take place at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on the 19th of August at 7:30 pm IST. It’s a rematch of the finals of the previous two editions. The two sides have met four times and the head-to-head is tied at 2-2.

Match 26: Southern Brave vs Oval Invincibles | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 26: Southern Brave vs Oval Invincibles | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

The Southern Brave Women are on the verge of securing their spot in the finals as they have won five out of their six matches. In their last game against the Birmingham Phoenix, they were victorious and will hope to continue their tremendous form in the upcoming matches. With stellar performances from their openers, the Brave posted a total of 132 runs. The bowlers then displayed their skill, limiting the Phoenix to 129/8 and securing a thrilling three-run win.

On the other hand, the Oval Invincibles have had a mixed season thus far. With two wins, three losses, and one match washed out due to rain, they have faced a few setbacks. In their recent game against the London Spirit, they suffered a defeat as they were bowled out for just 97 and will be determined to bounce back. Marizanne Kapp stood out with both bat and ball.

Squads:

Southern Brave – Smriti Mandhana, Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Freya Kemp, Danni Wyatt, Anya Shrubsole (C), Chloe Tryon, Maitlan Brown, Georgia Adams, Rhianna Southby, Danielle Gregory, Kalea Moore, Seren Smale, Ellie Anderson, Mary Taylor

Oval Invincibles – Marizanne Kapp, Alice Capsey, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Lizzie Scott, Suzie Bates (c), Mady Villiers, Paige Scholfield, Eva Gray, Ryana MacDonald-Gay, Kira Chathli, Sophia Smale, Hannah Rainey, Cordelia Griffith, Claudie Cooper, Nadine de Klerk

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Players to watch for:

· Maia Bouchier

She always had the required talent but it was only a matter of time for this young batter from Kensington to shine. In the ongoing tournament, she has accumulated 195 runs from her 6 innings at a scintillating strike rate of 138. She has played 19 T20I matches for England, the last of which came in December 2022.

· Lauren Bell

After a hectic Ashes, she was rested for the first two matches but since her comeback, she has taken 4 wickets from her 4 matches, though her economy has been on the slightly higher side with 8.17. Her international experience makes her a vital cog of the Brave bowling lineup. In her 12 T20I matches, she has taken 16 scalps at an average of 18.

· Cordelia Griffith

The uncapped star has been in some form throughout the domestic season. She scored over 200 runs in the Charlotte Edwards Cup and 195 runs in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. Though she has managed just 40 runs from her 4 innings in The Hundred, her strike rate of 166.66 has been promising.

· Paige Scholfield

The pace bowling allrounder has picked 6 wickets from her 5 matches, her best figure of 3/30 came against Birmingham Phoenix. In the same match, she scored a quick-fire 17 off 9 deliveries. Her exciting talent makes her a certain player to be watched.

Pitch

The Rose Bowl is known to be good for the Pacers. The speedsters are expected to get plenty of movements but once a batter spends some time they can execute their shots to perfection.

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Weather

The weather is expected to be partly cloudy with 20% precipitation and 76% humidity. The temperature is expected to hang around 22 degree Celsius. It will be a breezy environment with the wind speed being around 26 Km/ h.

Fantasy Playing 11

Lauren Winfield-Hill, Smriti Mandhana, Danni Wyatt, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Georgia Adams, Marizanne Kapp, Ryana MacDonald-Gay, Paige Scholfield, Chloe Tryon, Lauren Bell

Match details:

Date – August 19, 2023.

Time – 7:30 PM IST.

Venue – The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be telecasted on the Sony Sports Network and will be available for live-stream on Sony LIV and Fancode.

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