The Hundred Men’s 2021, Match 5: LNS vs OVI Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

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London Spirit will take on Oval Invincibles in the 5th match of The Hundred Men’s 2021 on Sunday. Despite putting up a decent show with the bat, London Spirit lost to Birmingham Phoenix by 3 wickets in their opening game. Zak Crawley was the only major contributor with the bat for London Spirit.

Meanwhile, Oval Invincibles started off well with a narrow 9 run-victory over Manchester Originals. Skipper Sam Billings played a good knock and just missed a half-century by a run. They have a good depth in their batting line-up and will start as favorites for this match.

Match Details:

London Spirit vs Oval Invincibles, Match 5

Venue: Lord’s, London

Date & Time: July 25th at 7:00 PM IST and 2:30 PM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

As usual, the batters will find it difficult in the initial overs of play. The bowlers need to utilize the conditions in favour of them by bowling at the right channels. Batting will become much easier in the latter half and hence bowling first is a preferable option.

Probable Playing XIs for LNS vs OVI:

London Spirit

Zak Crawley, Josh Inglis, Daniel Lawrence, Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Denly, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Nabi, Roelof van der Merwe, Mohammad Amir, Blake Cullen, Chris Wood

Oval Invincibles

Jason Roy, Sam Curran, Sunil Narine, Will Jacks, Sam Billings (c & wk), Colin Ingram, Laurie Evans, Tom Curran, Nathan Sowter, Saqib Mahmood, Reece Topley

Top Picks for LNS vs OVI Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Batsmen

Zak Crawley is now aiming for his chance in the England limited-overs side. He played incredibly well in the opening game against Birmingham Phoenix by scoring 64 runs from 40 balls.

Jason Roy can go after any bowler in the powerplay. He announced his arrival into the Hundred format by scoring 20 runs from 12 balls against Manchester Originals.

Top Picks ­All-Rounders

Sam Curran can be used as a floater anywhere. He had a good game with the ball against Manchester Originals, where he picked up 2 wickets.

Mohammad Nabi is another handy customer with both bat and ball. He picked up one wicket against Birmingham Phoenix and gave away only 20 runs in his full quota of 20 balls. He scored 6* runs from 4 balls.

Top Picks ­Bowlers

Mohammad Amir was the pick of the bowlers from London Spirit in the last game against Birmingham Phoenix, where he picked up 2 wickets in his 17 balls.

Nathan Sowter bowled extremely well against Manchester Originals, he conceded just 18 runs in 15 balls, and more importantly, picked up 2 wickets.

Top Picks ­Wicketkeepers

Sam Billings was the player of the match in the last game against Manchester Originals for his 49 runs from 30 balls, which includes 4 fours and 2 sixes.

LNS vs OVI Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Zak Crawley 64 runs 90
Jason Roy 20 runs 44
Sam Curran 2 wickets and 6 runs 73
Sam Billings 49 runs 74
Eoin Morgan 13 runs 18

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LNS vs OVI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sam Billings (vc), Eoin Morgan, Joe Denly, Jason Roy, Zak Crawley (c), Sunil Narine, Mohammad Nabi, Sam Curran, Mohammad Amir, Nathan Sowter, Blake Cullen

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LNS vs OVI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sam Billings, Josh Inglis, Colin Ingram, Jason Roy (c), Zak Crawley, Ravi Bopara, Sam Curran (vc), Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Amir, Tom Curran, Chris Wood

LNS vs OVI Risky Captaincy Choices:

Ravi Bopara can contribute equally with both bat and ball. He will be a risky pick as your fantasy team skipper.

Mystery spinner Sunil Narine was the most economical bowler for Oval Invincibles in the last game against Manchester Originals. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Laurie Evans is a decent player, but considering the competition in the batters’ category, 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.

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