In the second season of the Hundred Men’s cricket competition, Trent Rockets will be up against Birmingham Phoenix on Saturday. Both the teams are yet to play a match this season. However, both sides would want a performance similar to the previous edition which saw Trent Rockets finish at the top of the table with 12 points and Birmingham Phoenix ending third with 10 points.
Prior to their match on Saturday, here is a look at what stats predict could happen in this match set to be staged in Nottingham and who might eventually emerge as a winner.
1. Toss Prediction
While this will be a fresh start to the season, Trent Rockets won 1 of their last 3 tosses. Meanwhile, Birmingham Phoenix won just 2 of their last three tosses in the 2021 edition. So based on that stat, predicting Birmingham Phoenix to win the toss.
2. Win Possibility
Last year 2 fixtures were scheduled between these two teams and on both occasions, Birmingham Phoenix ended up winning the game. So based on that record, predicting Birmingham Phoenix to win this clash.
3. Team of the Day
The Team of the Day is Birmingham Phoenix. They dominated the 100-ball clashes against Trent Rocket last season. They would be hoping to pull a similar performance to start their campaign this season.
4. Powerplay Score (25 balls)
Birmingham Phoenix scored an average of 42.66 in their last 3 innings in the powerplay in 2021. On the other hand, Trent Rockets registered an average powerplay score of 33.33 in their last 3 innings. Predicting Birmingham Phoenix to cross the 40-run mark in the first 25 balls while Trent Rockets could end up with fewer runs.
5. Average Score
In the last 3 The Hundred matches played at the Trent Bridge, the average first innings score was 144.33.
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