Hayley Matthews comes in handy with both the bat and the ball.
The Birmingham Phoenix Women and Welsh Fire Women will lock horns against each other for match 23 of the Women’s English 100 Balls League on Monday, August 9. The former are currently placed in the eighth position of the points table with a single win from five matches.
On the other hand, the Welsh Fire find themselves in the fifth position of the points table with two victories from five matches. Both have lost their respective last games and would be keen to secure a win today.
Birmingham Phoenix Women vs Welsh Fire Women, Match 23
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date & Time: August 9 at 7:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Fancode
The pitch appears to be a neutral one with help for both the batters and the bowlers. Bowling first after winning the toss can be a good alternative on this surface.
Probable Playing XIs for BPH-W vs WEF-W:
Birmingham Phoenix Women
Shafali Verma, Eve Jones, Katie Mack, Amy Jones (c and wk), Erin Burns, Georgia Elwiss, Gwenan Davies, Issy Wong, Phoebe Franklin, Kirstie Gordon, Abtaha Maqsood
Welsh Fire Women
Bryony Smith, Hayley Matthews, Georgia Redmayne, Sarah Taylor (wk), Sophie Luff (c), Georgia Hennessy, Piepa Cleary, Alex Griffiths, Katie George, Nicole Harvey, Hannah Baker
Top Picks for BPH-W vs WEF-W 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Hayley Matthews comes in handy with both the bat and the ball. In the tournament so far, the all-rounder has scored 183 runs and has also scalped 7 wickets. Matthews scored 28 runs in the last match and also picked up 2 wickets.
Kirstie Gordon picked up two wickets in the last game. In the tournament so far, she has picked up seven wickets. Gordan can be a good pick for this match.
Amy Jones is an important asset to the team. She has scored 108 runs in the tournament so far. She would be keen to perform well.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BPH-W vs WEF-W 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Amy Jones (c), Georgia Redmayne, Katie Mack, Shafali Verma, Hayley Matthews, Erin Burns Georgia Elwiss, Bryony Smith (vc), Piepa Cleary, Abtaha Maqsood, Nicole Harvey
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BPH-W vs WEF-W 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Amy Jones, Sarah Taylor, Georgia Redmayne, Eve Jones, Katie George, Hayley Matthews (c), Erin Burns, Bryony Smith, Piepa Cleary, Kirstie Gordon (vc), Hannah Baker
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Amy Jones and Hayley Matthews
Vice-Captain Options: Bryony Smith and Kirstie Gordon
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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.