Southern Brave
Southern Brave (Image Credit: Twitter)

SOB vs WEF Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Southern Brave and Welsh Fire, The Hundred 2022, Match 1. Southern Brave and Welsh Fire are set to play the opening match of The Hundred 2022. The Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire match will take place on August 3 (Wednesday). The venue of the clash is The Rose Bowl Stadium in Southampton.

Southern Brave is led by James Vince while Welsh Fire will be led by Josh Cobb in The Hundred 2022. For Southern Brave, some crucial players in the squad are Marcus Stoinis, Craig Overton, Jofra Archer, Quinton de Kock, and Tymal Mills. For Welsh Fire, some key players in the squad are David Miller, Tom Banton, Adam Zampa, and Naseem Shah.

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 James Vince of Southern Braves
James Vince of Southern Braves (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

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Southern Brave are the defending champions of The Hundred 2022. In the last season, SOB won the title after defeating Birminghan Phoenix in the final. On the other hand, Welsh Fire finished in the 7th spot in the points table during last season. They won 3 matches and lost 5 out of 8.

Welsh Fire
Welsh Fire (Image Credits: Twitter)

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Both the teams played 2 games against each other in the previous season. Both of them managed to win 1 match each. The Hundred 2022 tournament will witness 8 teams battling against each other for the title.

SOB vs WEF Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Southern Brave and Welsh Fire, The Hundred 2022, Match 1

Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches SOB Won WEF Won NR
Overall 2 1 1 0
At The Rose Bowl, Southampton 1 1 0 0
In the last 5 matches 2 1 1 0
In The Hundred 2021 2 1 1 0

Recent Venue Records (The Rose Bowl Stadium, Southampton) 

Stats- T20Is

Total matches- 11

Matches won batting first- 7

Matches won bowling first- 4

Average 1st Inns scores- 173

Average 2nd Inns scores- 140

Highest total recorded-  248/6 (20 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

Lowest total recorded-  79/10 (14.3 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

Highest score chased-  158/4 (18.5 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Lowest score defended-  162/7 (20 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Toss Prediction for Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire Match

Southern Brave
Southern Brave (Image Credits: Twitter)

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The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. More teams have won batting first on The Rowl Bowl Stadium in T20Is. Moreover, the average 1st innings total in T20I is quite more than the average 2nd innings total. Hence, teams might seek to bat first if they win the toss.

Predicted Scores For Southern Brave vs Welsh Fire Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
SOB 160-180 150-170
WEF 160-180 150-170

Players’ Form-Southern Brave- Batting

Quinton de Kock  Southern Brave
Quinton de Kock  Southern Brave (Image Credits: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
James Vince 10 229 28.62
Quinton de Kock 9 202 33.66
Alex Davies 10 202 28.85
Ross Whiteley 10 133 33.25
Tim David 2 15 15.0
Craig Overton 3 4   _

Who will score the most runs for SOB in the match: James Vince or Quinton de Kock

Players’ Form-Southern Brave- Bowling

Jake Lintott Southern Brave
Jake Lintott Southern Brave (Image Credits: Getty)
Players Matches Wickets Average
Jake Lintott 9 11 19.0
George Garton 9 10 23.0
Chris Jordan 10 9 31.11
Tymal Mills 10 8 26.0
Craig Overton 3 3 24.33

Who will pick the most wickets for SOB in the match: Jofra Archer or Chris Jordan

Players’ Form-Welsh Fire- Batting

Ben Duckett Welsh Fire
Ben Duckett Welsh Fire (Image Credits: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Ben Duckett 8 232 29.0
Leus du Plooy 6 147 24.50
Jonny Bairstow 2 128 64.0
Tom Banton 8 96 12.0
Josh Cobb 4 42 21.0
Matthew Critchley 5 33 16.50

Who will score the most runs for WEF in the match: Ben Duckett or Leus du Plooy

Players’ Form-Welsh Fire- Bowling

David Payne Welsh Fire
David Payne Welsh Fire (Image Credits: Twitter)
Players Matches Wickets Average
David Payne 7 6 37.0
Ryan Higgins 3 4 9.25
Matthew Critchley 5 4 34.50
Jake Ball 3 2 35.0
Josh Cobb 4 0  _

Who will pick the most wickets for WEF in the match: David Payne or Naseem Shah

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