The Hundred 2023: Match 9, OVI vs WEF Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between OVI vs WEF?
Oval Invincibles and Welsh Fire will take on each other on Sunday, August 06 at Kennington Oval, London.
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The action will continue in The Hundred 2023 Men’s competition as Oval Invincibles (OVI) and Welsh Fire (WEF) will take on each other on Sunday, August 06 at Kennington Oval, London. Invincibles are coming into the game having won their opening fixture against London Spirit by 3 wickets. They’re ranked on the third spot on the points table with two points from one game.
On the other hand, Fire are coming into the game having lost their last fixture against Southern Brave by two runs. They’re ranked on the top of the points table with one from two matches having two points to their name. Both teams will be eager to continue their positive start by having another win under their belt.
Tournament: The Hundred 2023
Match: Oval Invincibles vs Welsh Fire, Match 9
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Date & Time: Sunday, August 6, 10:30 pm (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Sony Sports Network, SonyLiv and FanCode
Kennington Oval Pitch Report
In the four matches played at the venue in the previous season of men's competition, two were won by teams batting second. The average first innings score was 157 while the highest target chased was 158. The pitch is once again expected to be a high-scoring one and batters will enjoy their time in the middle. Captain winning the toss is likely to field first continuing the trend of the tournament so far.
Probable Playing XI:
Oval Invincibles (OVI)
Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Jordan Cox, Heinrich Klaasen, Sam Curran, Sam Billings (c & wk), Tom Curran, Sunil Narine, Gus Atkinson, Zak Chappell, Nathan Sowter
Welsh Fire (WEF)
Luke Wells, Joe Clarke (wk), Glenn Phillips, Stephen Eskinazi, Tom Abell (c), David Willey, Roelof van der Merwe, David Payne, Ben Green, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
OVI vs WEF Head-to-Head
Played – 4, Oval Invincibles– 02, Welsh Fire – 00
Probable Best Batter of the Match
Luke Wells – Welsh Fire
The 32-year-old is the second-highest run scorer of the tournament so far with 81 runs from two innings at an average of 40.50 with one fifty to his name. He played a magnificent knock of 57 (23) in the opening fixture against Manchester Originals.
Probable Best Bowler of the Match
Nathan Sowter – Oval Invincibles
The wrist spinner is the joint second-highest wicket taker of the season so far with three wickets from one match at an average of 11.33. The 30-year-old will be eager to replicate his performance in the upcoming fixture and help his side register their second consecutive win.