TRT vs SOB | Match Preview
The inaugural edition of the Hundred 2021 began with a bang as the Women's competition at the Kia Oval witnessed a record viewership across platforms. However, the tournament is set to pick up the pace with the first double-header day on July 24 for both Men's and Women's competitions. In the first afternoon Men's game, Trent Rockets will host the Southern Brave at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
Trent Rockets will be led by Lewis Gregory in The Hundred Men's tournament. They have some big names from T20 cricket including the recent top performers for England from the T20Is against Pakistan. On the other hand James Vince-led side, Southern Brave has some famous names from International cricket. They will be favorites to finish this tournament in the top three positions due to their International power surge in the starting lineup.
Here’s a detailed look at the TRT vs SOB Dream11 Match Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, and Top Picks:
What to Expect – Pitch Report & Weather Conditions?
Trent Bridge has been famous for hosting high-scoring encounters in limited-overs cricket. The bowlers will have no mercy in these batting-friendly conditions. The awkward boundary sizes at Trent Bridge also promote a run-fest for any white-ball match staged at this venue. By looking at the fire-powers of both the teams, it will be another high-scoring contest in this TRT vs SOB match. The weather will be cloudy throughout the match as plenty of showers are expected during the day at Nottingham.
The Lewis Gregory-led side has some fancy names from T20 cricket. Alex Hales and Darcy Short are likely to open for Trent Rockets. The English Test skipper Joe Root will join Dawid Malan to strengthen the middle-order. Samit Patel and the skipper Lewis Gregory will be the key all-rounders for the team. Rashid Khan will handle the role of leg spinner along with Luke Wood and Wahab Riaz are likely to be main pacers.
Southern Brave led by James Vince has experienced International players. Quinton De Kock has been assumed to join the team before this opening game. James Vince will open for the team and Devon Conway is likely to bat at No.3. Colin De Grandhomme and Delray Rawlins will play the role of finishers. The likes of Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, and Tymal Mills will share the bowling duties for Southern Brave.
Probable Playing XI
Alex Hales, D'Arcy Short, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Tom Moores (wk), Samit Patel, Lewis Gregory (capt), Rashid Khan, Wahab Riaz, Luke Wood, Matt Carter
Quinton de Kock/Alex Davies (wk), James Vince (capt), Devon Conway, Delray Rawlins, Colin de Grandhomme, Liam Dawson, George Garton, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Danny Briggs, Tymal Mills
Top Fantasy Picks for TRT vs SOB, The Hundred 2021
The English elegant opener, Alex Hales will carry the batting line-up of Trent Rockets. The right-handed Batsman had a terrific form in domestic limited-overs cricket. He scored 463 runs at a strike rate of 179.46 with one hundred in T20 Blast this season. The attacking opener is known for his power-hitting in the shorter format and he will be willing to repeat it in this all-new format. Hales will be one of the first picks in today's Dream11 Team Prediction for TRT vs SOB 2021.
The Afghan spinner and one of the top-ranked T20 bowlers will be a key performer for Trent Rockets in The Hundred 2021. The leg spinner has been so consistent with his performances in limited-overs. He picked 95 wickets in his 51 T20I appearances at an average of 12.6 and economy of just over 6. Rashid Khan can also smash the ball out of the park in slog overs. Like all other franchise tournaments, Rashid Khan will be willing to leave his mark in this newly formed The Hundred 2021 as well. He will be an obvious choice for today's TRT vs SOB Dream11 Match Prediction.
The informed Kiwi opener, Devon Conway will be the key player for Southern Brave. He has been terrific with his batting abilities in the top order. The southpaw will bat at number three and deliver consistent performances at an impressive strike rate. His recent success against England in Test cricket and also his good run in T20 Blast showed that he likes to bat in these English conditions. With all his abilities, Devon Conway will be one of the first picks in today's Dream11 Team Prediction for the TRT vs SOB match in The Hundred.
The leading pace bowler, Jofra Archer is making his comeback in competitive cricket with this tournament. He had missed the last couple of series due to a finger injury. Jofra Archer will handle the responsibility to deliver with the ball for Southern Brave. The 26-years-old is so good with his accurate yorkers and threatening bouncers. He can also provide some late finishes in slog overs with some big hits around the park. He is a definite pick in today's Dream11 Team for the match against Trent Rockets.
Dream11 Team Prediction for TRT vs SOB (Men’s), The Hundred 2021, Match 3
Wicket-Keeper: Quinton De Kock (C)
Batsmen: Alex Hales (VC), Joe Root, James Vince, Devon Conway
All-Rounders: Samit Patel, Chris Jordan, Darcy Short
Bowlers: George Garton, Rashid Khan, Jofra Archer
Dream11 Match Prediction – Who will win the TRT vs SOB The Hundred Match?
Both the teams will make their appearances for the first time in this tournament. It will be a thrilling contest between the two teams. Looking at both the squads, considering the ability and experience of Southern Brave's players, they are expected to start as favorites. As a result, Southern Brave should win today's TRT vs SOB match in The Hundred 2021.