The action will continue in The Hundred 2023 Men’s competition as Welsh Fire and Trent Rockets take on each other in Match 20 on Monday, August 14 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. Fire are coming into the game having lost their previous fixture against Southern Brave by nine wickets. They’re ranked fourth on the points table with two wins from five matches having five points to his name.
On the other hand, Trent Rockets are coming into the game having lost their previous fixture against London Spirit by two runs. They’re ranked sixth on the points table with one win from four matches having three points to their name. Both teams will be eager to bounce back from their loss in the upcoming fixture and rise up on the points table.
Tournament: The Hundred 2023 Men’s
Match: Welsh Fire vs Trent Rockets, Match 20
Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Date & Time: Monday, August 14, 11:00 pm (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Sony Sports Network, SonyLiv, and FanCode
Sophia Gardens Pitch Report
In the two matches played at the venue so far one each has been won by team batting and bowling first. In their previous fixture at the venue, Fire lost the game by nine wickets as they suffered a batting collapse. The pitch is expected to be good for batting with a total above 150-170 batting first will be a winning score.
Also Check: Live Cricket Score – Welsh Fire (Men) vs Trent Rockets (Men), Match 20
Probable Playing XI
Stephen Eskinazi, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Abell (c), Glenn Phillips, David Willey, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, David Payne
Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Colin Munro, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (wk), Joe Root, Sam Hain, Daniel Sams, Lewis Gregory (c), Luke Wood, Sam Cook, Ish Sodhi
WEF vs TRT Head-to-Head
Played – 2, Welsh Fire – 0, Trent Rockets – 2
Probable Best Batter of the Match
Stephen Eskinazi – Welsh Fire
The 29-year-old is the leading run scorer for his side with 116 runs to his name from five innings at an average of 29 and a strike rate of 150.64. Eskinazi has made valuable contributions with the bat so far in the tournament and will be eager to add more runs to his tally in the upcoming fixture.
Probable Best Bowler of the Match
Shaheen Afridi – Welsh Fire
The left-arm seamer has been phenomenal with the new ball so far in the tournament as he’s picked six wickets from five innings at an average of 16.33 and an economy of 7.35. Afridi will be eager to bowl his team to their third victory in the upcoming fixture.