Birmingham Phoenix are set to face Oval Invincibles in the eighteenth match of The Hundred Men’s tournament. This match will take place at Edgbaston, Birmingham starting at 18:30 local time.
Birmingham Phoenix are currently 4th in the points table. They won their first match London Spirit then lost the next two matches against Manchester Originals and Southern Brave. However they won their previous match against Trent Rockets quite comfortably, they chased down 145 with 26 balls to spare. The top 4 batsmen performed well and scored quickly. Finn Allen top scored with 43 off 23, Will Smeed scored a quick fire 36 off just 13 balls, Moeen Ali scored 26 off 17 and Liam Livingstone remained not out at 26. Adam Milne has been consistent for The Phoenix and he picked 2 wickets in the previous match while conceding only 13 runs. Moeen Ali and Benny Howell picked 1 wicket each in their bowling quota. The Phoenix were brilliant in their last match and they would have the advantage playing at home.
Oval Invincibles have also won 2 matches so far and are currently 4rd in the points table. They have lost one match while one match was abandoned due to rain. They won their previous match against Welsh Fire by 6 wickets and 7 balls to spare on 2nd august. Sam Billings has been in top form throughout the tournament and he yet again got The Invincibles over the line scoring 40 not out. Laurie Evans played a supporting hand scoring 28 runs off 17 balls. Tom Curran was brilliant with the ball picking 3 wickets and conceding 29 runs whereas Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood and Tabraiz Shamsi picked one wicket each. The Invincibles have a chance to go to top in the points table if they win this match.
Where To WatchBet on Birmingham Phoenix vs Oval Invincibles with Bet365
This match can be watched on Sky Sports Cricket as well as Sky Sports in the UK. In Australia, this match can be watched or streamed on Kayo Sports. This match will be telecast on Willow Cricket in the USA. Supersport will telecast this event in South Africa. In India, Fancode will stream this event.
Odds and Prediction
The odds are as follows:
Birmingham Phoenix Men - 1.80(Bet 365)
Oval Invincibles Men - 2.00(Bet 365)
Prediction - Oval Invincibles Men to win.
Date: August 4, 2021
Time: 6.30 PM
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK