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BRV vs LON, 10th Match, The Hundred Men’s Competition – Fantasy Preview and Top Picks

Match: Southern Brave vs London Spirit, (BRV vs LON, 10th Match)

Date: August 12, 2022 – 11 PM IST

Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Where and what time to watch the match live in India

There will be no live telecast of The Hundred in India. However, you can watch the action live on the online streaming platform FanCode. Catch the Southern Brave vs London Spirit men’s clash at 11 PM IST on Friday.

Southern Brave vs London Spirit, 10th Match:

The Hundred 2022 will witness Southern Brave and London Spirit lock horns in the 10th match of the men’s competition. The two teams will meet at the Rose/Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday, August 12th.

The defending champions Southern Brave began their title defence with a strong nine-wicket victory over Welsh Fire but were subjected to a 53-run bashing in the second game at the hands of Birmingham Phoenix.

Will Smeed smashed the Brave bowlers to all parts as he scored the first ever hundred in the Hundred. Phoenix posted 176/4 batting first on the back of Smeed’s unbeaten 101. In reply, Brave lost wickets at regular intervals with none of their batters making a significant contribution as they eventually folded for 123.

Eoin Morgan’s London Spirit, who finished at the bottom of the pile last year, have started this season well with back to back victories over Manchester Originals and Oval Invincibles. In their last fixture, they hammered Jos Buttler’s Manchester by 52 runs.

Zak Crawley scored 41 off 34 while Morgan made 37 in 26 balls before Kieron Pollard blasted an 11-ball 34* to push the total to 160/6. Jordan Thompson was the wrecker in chief with 4 for 21 while Liam Dawson and Mason Crane picked two scalps each as they bundled out Originals for 108.

Pitch Report and Weather Forecast for BRV vs LON, 10th Match

The Ageas Bowl in Southampton has long boundaries and is known for assisting the bowlers more. The average first innings score from five matches played here in the men’s Hundred stands 132. Incidentally, all five of those games were won by Southern Brave while chasing.

Southampton should see clear weather on Friday evening with almost no chance of precipitation. The temperature is likely to hover around 20°C, with 39% humidity. 

Southern Brave – Expected XI and Team News

Southern Bravemade several changes in the last game, with Craig Overton, Rehan Ahmed and Michael Hogan making way for Tymal Mills, Quinton de Kock and George Garton. Garton was expensive in the last game and considering the Ageas Bowl helps spinners, Rehan Ahmed should return for this fixture.

Probable XI – Quinton de Kock (wk), James Vince (c), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Davies, Tim David, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills

London Spirit – Expected XI and Team News

London Spirit made one change to their playing XI for the second game, bringing in Ravi Bopara for Dan Lawrence. Expect them to keep the same combination against Southern Brave. Zak Crawley, Eoin Morgan and Kieron Pollard have shown good form with the bat while the bowling unit has done exceedingly well.

Probable XI – Zak Crawley, Adam Rossington (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Eoin Morgan (c), Kieron Pollard, Ravi Bopara, Jordan Thompson, Liam Dawson, Nathan Ellis, Mason Crane, Chris Wood

Head to head record of BRV vs LON

In the only match these two teams have faced each other, Southern Brave had come out victorious by 4 runs.

10th Match: Five players to watch out for in the BRV vs LON match

Here we take a look at five key players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI:

James Vince: Batter, Southern Brave

James Vince has been one of the most consistent batters going around in the T20 arena. He was outstanding in the tournament opener, smashing an unbeaten 71 off 41 balls. Vince was the top run-getter in the T20 Blast this year, amassing 678 runs 48 average and 146 strike rate. He registered two hundreds and three fifties in that tournament.

Zak Crawley: Batter, London Spirit

Zak Crawley has played three matches in the Hundred, scoring 126 runs at an average of 42 and strike rate of 148. He’s coming off a rather subdued knock of 34-ball 41. The right hander can be destructive as he has shown in his T20 career, striking at 148 in 44 matches with over 1200 runs. 

Quinton de Kock: Wicketkeeper Batter, Southern Brave

One of the best white-ball openers, Quinton de Kock has a fantastic record in the shorter format. He has nearly 8000 runs in T20 cricket at an average of 33 while striking at 138. The left hand batter had a great Hundred season last year, scoring 202 runs at 34 average and 173 strike rate.

Jordan Thompson: All-rounder, London Spirit

Jordan Thompson dismantled the Originals line-up in the last game with 4 scalps for 21 runs in his quota of 20 balls. Earlier, he claimed 2 for 31 in the first game against Oval Invincibles. The right arm seamer has scalped 66 wickets in T20 career at a strike rate of 15.9.

Chris Jordan: Bowler, Southern Brave

Chris Jordan can be expensive at times but is a prolific wicket-taker in the format. He has taken 304 wickets in T20 cricket at a strike rate of 19, including five four-wicket hauls. Jordan was excellent against Welsh Fire, conceding 16 runs in 15 balls and picking two wickets. He then picked 1 for 29 against Phoenix.

MPL Fantasy XI

Note: The players recommended here need not be a part of the Playing 11 on game day. Users are advised to do their own research also and follow official sources and create their teams.

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