The Oval Invincibles are set to play their first home game of the season after playing London Spirits away from home on the 2nd of August. The Iconic Oval has already some breathtaking cricket in the longest format of the game now it’s time for the shortest to produce some crackerjack. Here is the Kennington Oval London Pitch Report, stats, and more.
The Hundred is setting the bar for the other leagues in terms of powerful batting display, wherein the 100 balls tournament has changed the dimensions of the game. However, the only thing that is stopping the hundred from producing breathtaking encounters is the unexpected rain in the UK.
Rain has struck the tournament on various occasions including the last game between Manchester Originals and Welsh Fire. The fans left the stadium upset as they couldn’t watch the full action of the game due to the rain’s arrival.
London Weather Forecast
It’s been pleasant weather in the capital of the UK throughout this month. The rain will stay away from the majority of the matches in London as the forecast for the month tells us.
The temperature will hover around 20 to 18 degree Celsius with a wind speed of 24kmph. However, it won’t pour down in London but the climate will remain cloudy.
The Hundred 2023 matches at the Kennington Oval
9th Match: Oval Invincibles vs Walsh Fires on the 6th of August
13th Match: Oval Invincibles vs Manchester Originals on the 9th of August
21st Match: Oval Invincibles vs London Spirits on the 15th of August
29th Match: Oval Invincibles vs Trent Rockets on the 21st of August
Eliminator: TBC vs TBC
Kennington Oval London Pitch Report
It is a belter of a wicket at the Oval where batters love batting as the surface offers a minimal amount of assistance to the bowlers. However, Fast bowlers do get some amount of help from this pitch when they hit the deck hard as Tymal Mills did back in 2021.
Stroke players can play their shots in full flow as the pitch offers trustable bounce.
Stats at the Kennington Oval in The Hundred
The teams bowling first have won the 75% of the matches at this stadium.
Average 1st innings score: 127
Highest Score: 147 Oval Invincibles vs London Spirits
Lowest total: 96 Trent Rockets vs Oval Invincibles
Best batting performance: Laurie Evans 67 runs off 37 balls
Best Bowling figures: Tymal Mills 3 wickets for 8 runs