Match: Southern Brave Women vs Manchester Originals Women, (BRV-W vs MAN-W, 10th Match)
Date: August 18, 2022 – 8 PM IST
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Southern Brave and Manchester Originals women will square off in the 10th match of the women’s Hundred 2022. The contest will take place at the Ageas/Rose Bowl in Southampton on Thursday, August 18th.
Southern Brave, led by Anya Shrubsole, began their 2022 campaign with a six-wicket victory over London Spirit and then went on to beat Oval Invincibles by 12 runs. They have four points to their credit with a net run-rate of 0.641.
Smriti Mandhana was the star with the bat in their last game against Invincibles, smashing 46 off 25 as they posted 153/8 in 100 balls. Georgia Adams and Freya Kemp also played small cameos at the end. Adams was excellent with the ball as well, picking 2 for 16 in 20 balls. Danni Wyatt also grabbed two scalps as they restricted the opponents to 141/7.
Manchester Originals suffered a heavy loss of 43 runs against Trent Rockets in the first game but made a comeback to defeat Welsh Fire by 11 runs in the second. They have two points from two games with the net run-rate reading -0.800.
Deandra Dottin was outstanding against Fire, smashing an unbeaten 67 off 37 while Sophie Ecclestone smashed 18-ball 36* as they posted a strong total of 156/2. Welsh Fire looked well on course to victory with a 110-run stand in 72 balls for the first wicket but Dottin snared 2 for 21 as they choked the opponents.
Pitch Report and Weather Forecast for BRV-W vs MAN-W, 10th Match
The Rose Bowl in Southampton is usually a bowling friendly venue. The women’s Hundred, however, has seen three 140+ totals at this venue out of five matches. The first game of this edition saw London Spirit score 155, which Southern Brave women chased it down with six balls to spare.
There could be a couple of showers in Southampton on Thursday evening, a potential threat to the match. There’s a 60% chance of precipitation, with the temperature around 16°C.
Southern Brave Women – Expected XI and Team News
Southern Bravemade one change to their playing XI for the previous fixture, bringing in Australian all-rounder Tahlia McGrath for Molly Strano. It was their best available XI and there’s no reason they’ll change it. Smriti Mandhana, Danni Wyatt and Sophia Dunkley form a solid top three while the bowling unit has also done well.
Probable XI – Smriti Mandhana, Danielle Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley, Tahlia McGrath, Maia Bouchier, Georgia Adams, Freya Kemp, Amanda Wellington, Anya Shrubsole (c), Carla Rudd (wk), Lauren Bell
Manchester Originals Women – Expected XI and Team News
Manchester Originals have played both their games with the same XI and they’re likely to continue that. They have a top order of Emma Lamb, Lizelle Lee and Deandra Dottin. Sophie Ecclestone adds a great all-round value, along with the bowling attack of Kate Cross, Hannah Jones and Grace Potts.
Probable XI – Lizelle Lee, Emma Lamb, Deandra Dottin, Amy Satterthwaite, Cordelia Griffith, Ami Campbell, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross (c), Eleanor Threlkeld (wk), Grace Potts, Hannah Jones
Head to head record of BRV-W vs MAN-W
Manchester Originals Women have won the only match these two teams have competed against each other.
10th Match: Five players to watch out for in the BRV-W vs MAN-W match
Here we take a look at five key players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI:
Smriti Mandhana: Batter, Southern Brave
The Indian superstar was dismissed for 19 in the first game but bounced back to smash 46 in just 25 balls in the second. Mandhana has an outstanding record in the shorter format, with over 4100 runs at an average of 28 and strike rate of 129. She has two hundreds and 28 fifties in the format.
Sophie Ecclestone: All-rounder, Manchester Originals
Sophie Ecclestone blasted 36* in just 18 balls and picked a wicket in the last game. The left arm spinner is the best white-ball bowler in the game, having picked 146 wickets in the shorter format at an economy of 5.84. Ecclestone has worked on her batting and it has reflected in a couple of her knocks in recent times.
Danni Wyatt: Batter, Southern Brave
Danielle Wyatt started the campaign with a blistering 65 off 34 balls. In the second game, she picked 2 for 16 with her off-break bowling. The right hander has a good record in the shorter format, having scored over 5000 runs at an average of 24 while striking at 125. Wyatt has three hundreds and 24 fifties in the format.
Deandra Dottin: All-rounder, Manchester Originals
Deandra Dottin produced an incredible performance against Fire, where she scored an unbeaten 67 off 37 and claimed 2 for 21 in 15 balls to win the game. The West Indian powerhouse has over 3500 runs in T20 cricket at an average of 25 and strike rate of 119 while also picking 93 wickets.
Georgia Adams: Bowler, Manchester Originals
Georgia Adams is a very useful cricketer with a dual skill set. She has scored 36 runs in two games in the season while also picking three wickets, including 2/16 against Invincibles. Overall, Adams has over 900 runs with the bat at an average of 21 and strike rate of 107.
MPL Fantasy XI
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 Manchester Originals women’s clash at 8 PM IST on Thursday.
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.