The Hundred Men’s Competition 2021 Eliminator: The Southern Brave & Trent Rockets will lock horns in the Eliminator match of the Men’s the hundred tournament on Friday 20 August at Kennington Oval in London.
Southern Brave has started their tournament by facing losses in their first two matches. However since then, Southern Brave is yet to face defeat in any matches. In their previous match, Brave has defeated the Oval Invincibles by six wickets after a display of all-around performances from the bowlers & batters. Southern Brave has even acquired a top spot in the Hundred Points Table but Birmingham Phoenix won their last match & pushed them down to the second spot in the Points Table.
On the other hand, Trent Rockets began their hundred campaign on a high note. They won the first three matches & looked in spectacular form. But losses have pushed them back in the Points Table. However, in their last league stage match against Manchester originals, they won the match by seven wickets & qualified for the Eliminator match by bagging 10 points. With both the teams eyeing a glorious win in the eliminator match to reach directly to the final of the hundred tournament, you can expect a crackling contest on cards at Kennington
Match: Southern Brave vs Trent Rockets, The Hundred Men’s Competition 2021 Eliminator
Date: August 20, 2021 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Clouds will be hovering over the venue at Kennington Oval but there are no chances of rain on the match day. The temperature will be around 21 degrees Celsius & the humidity will be in the 60s.
The pitch at Kennington Oval has been batter friendly as evitable from the clashes being played in the hundred tournament. The average first innings score of 151 shows that a fairly high-scoring game can be on cards. Chasing would be an ideal choice for the team winning the toss.
Predicted Playing XIs
Predicted XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Paul Stirling, James Vince (c), Alex Davies, Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Whiteley, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Danny Briggs, Tymal Mills, Jake Lintott
Predicted XI: D Arcy Short, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Lewis Gregory (c), Tom Moores (w), Rashid Khan, Matthew Carter, Marchant de Lange, Samuel Cook
The last time when both the teams met in the hundred tournament it was Trent Rockets who won the match by nine wickets. Since then Southern Brave has gained momentum & performed well in the Hundred tournament. Thus Southern Brave looks stronger than Trent Rockets in the ongoing Hundred tournament.
Prediction: Southern Brave to win the eliminator match against Trent Rockets.
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