The Northern Superchargers will lock horns with Birmingham Phoenix in the 31st match of The Hundred 2021 at Emerald Headingley in Leeds on Tuesday.
The northern Superchargers are currently placed in the fifth spot in the Hundred Points Table by bagging seven points from three wins. They have registered a thrilling win over Manchester Originals in their previous clash. The Superchargers posted a mammoth target of 200 runs & then successfully restricted the Originals to 131 runs.
On the other hand, the Birmingham Phoenix is placed on top of the Points table. They are leading the points table with five wins out of seven matches. Birmingham Phoenix is in top form as they come into the match on the back of a four-match winning streak. A stupendous 16 run win over Trent Rockets in their previous clash helped them to advance to the top of the Points Table.
If Northern Superchargers aims to make it to the top four then winning this match is a necessity for them whereas Birmingham Phoenix will look ahead to win this match & secure a top-two position on the Points Table.
Match: Northern Superchargers vs Birmingham Phoenix, The Hundred Men’s 2021
Date: August 17, 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Emerald Headingley, Leeds
The sky is expected to be cloudy in today’s clash without any prediction of rain. The temperature will be between 14 & 17 degrees Celsius today at Emerald Headingley.
The previous match at Headingley was a high-scoring game when the superchargers scored 200 after batting first. The track at Headingley doesn’t see a lot of runs being scored. The pacers will get assistance on this pitch. A score in the range of 150 would be ideal in today’s clash.
Predicted Playing XIs
Predicted XI: Chris Lynn, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Willey (C), Dane Vilas, Jordan Thompson, John Simpson (wk), Ben Raine, Brydon Carse, Matty Potts, Adil Rashid, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Predicted XI: Finn Allen, Will Smeed, Liam Livingstone (C), Miles Hammond, Chris Benjamin, Benny Howell, Chris Cooke (wk), Dillon Pennington, Tom Helm, Pat Brown, Imran Tahir.
On the other hand, the Northern Superchargers will be under the pressure to win this match & amplify their chances to make it to the final of the Hundred Tournament. With both the teams eyeing victory a crackling contest is on cards.
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