Hayley Matthews is a must pick for your fantasy teams.
Birmingham Phoenix Women will be up against Welsh Fire Women in the 23rd match of the Hundred Women’s 2021 on Monday. Birmingham Phoenix Women are in a must-win situation, being placed at the bottom of the table with only 2 points. They have managed to win only one game so far out of their 5 matches. Phoenix will need to break their 3-match losing streak.
On the other hand, Welsh Fire Women have placed themselves at the 5th spot in the table with 4 points. In their previous game, they lost to Trent Rockets by 4 wickets with 8 balls still left in the game. They need to be more consistent from on if they want to finish in the top 4.
Birmingham Phoenix Women vs Welsh Fire Women, Match 23
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date & Time: August 9th at 7:30 PM IST and 3:00 PM local time
Live Streaming: Fancode
By looking at the previous matches played in this tournament, it’s a balanced wicket with equal help for both batters and bowlers. The teams chasing has a better edge of winning matches here and hence bowling first is a preferable option.
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 Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Birmingham Phoenix Women
Amy Jones hasn’t fired in the last 2 matches. However, she is still the leading run-scorer for Birmingham Phoenix in this tournament. Jones has scored 108 runs in 5 matches at an average of 27.
Erin Burns was the top scorer for Birmingham Phoenix in the last match against Oval Invincibles. She made a useful contribution of 45 runs from 28 deliveries. Overall in this tournament, she has scored 67 runs and has also picked up 3 wickets.
Top Picks – Welsh Fire Women
Hayley Matthews has been quite outstanding with both bat and ball. She is the leading run-scorer and as well the leading wicket-taker for Welsh Fire. She has scored 183 runs in 5 matches and has also picked up 7 wickets with the ball.
Bryony Smith has got her form back with the bat, which is a good sign for Welsh Fire. She scored 27 runs from 16 deliveries and picked up a wicket in the previous match against Trent Rockets.
BPH-W vs WEF-W Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BPH-W vs WEF-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Amy Jones, Sarah Taylor, Georgia Redmayne, Eve Jones, Shafali Verma (vc), Hayley Matthews (c), Erin Burns, Bryony Smith, Piepa Cleary, Kirstie Gordon, Hannah Baker
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BPH-W vs WEF-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Amy Jones (vc), Georgia Redmayne, Katie Mack, Shafali Verma, Hayley Matthews, Erin Burns Georgia Elwiss, Bryony Smith (c), Piepa Cleary, Abtaha Maqsood, Nicole Harvey
BPH-W vs WEF-W Risky Captaincy Choices:
Eve Jones has scored 104 runs in 5 matches so far in this tournament. She has the highest score of 47. You can take a risk and pick her as your fantasy team skipper.
Sarah Taylor has managed to score 58 runs in 4 innings in this competition. Considering her average performance she is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Player you should avoid:
Alex Griffiths has picked up only one wicket in 5 matches in this tournament. Hence, it’s better to avoid her while making your fantasy teams.
Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.