Carlos Braithwaite comes in handy with his all-round abilities.
Welsh Fire will lock horns against Manchester Originals for match 12 of the Men’s English Hundred Balls League. Welsh Fire have got off to a good start in their tournament, having won both of their matches. On the other hand, Manchester Originals have secured one victory in the 2 matches they have played. Their last game against the Northern Supercharges was abandoned.
Both the teams will have to face a major blow as Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler are set to depart for the Test series against England. In their absence, it will be intriguing to watch how the teams would lineup further in the tournament.
Welsh Fire vs Manchester Originals, Match 12
Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
Date & Time: July 31 at 7:00 PM IST
The surface is expected to be a batting-friendly one. The boundaries are comparatively shorter which provides the batters with an edge. Pacers might get help in the initial overs with spinners chumming in the middle overs.
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Probable Playing XIs for WEF vs MNR:
Tom Banton (wk), David Lloyd, Ben Duckett, Glenn Philips, Jimmy Neesham, Ian Cockbain, Matt Critchley, Josh Cobb, David Payne, Qais Ahmad, Jake Ball
Phil Salt, Joe Clarke, Sam Hain / Colin Ackermann, Colin Munro, Tom Lammonby, Carlos Brathwaite, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Fred Klaassen, Steven Finn, Matt Parkinson
Top Picks for WEF vs MNR 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Jimmy Neesham impressed everybody with his spell in the last match. He has scalped 3 wickets in the tournament so far and would be keen to take the momentum further. He can be a good pick for the match.
Carlos Braithwaite comes in handy with his all-round abilities. He has scored 41 runs and has picked up crucial wickets in the tournament so far.
Tom Banton gave a good start to Welsh fire alongside Jonny Bairstow in the last game. Now that the latter is gone, Banton will have added responsibility and would be determined to perform well. He scored 34 runs in the last encounter for the team.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WEF vs MNR 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Phil Salt, Tom Banton (c), Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Ian Cockbain, Carlos Brathwaite (vc), Matt Crictchley, Matt Parkinson, David Payne, Calvin Harrison
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WEF vs MNR 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Tom Banton, Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett (vc), Glenn Phillips, Carlos Brathwaite, Jimmy Neesham (c), Matt Parkinson, Qais Ahmad, Fred Klaassen, Steven Finn
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Tom Banton and Jimmy Neesham
Vice-Captain Options: Carlos Brathwaite and Ben Duckett
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.