BPH vs WEF Fantasy Prediction: Birmingham Phoenix vs Welsh Fire – 9 August 2021 (Birmingham). Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Ben Duckett, and Jimmy Neesham are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Birmingham Phoenix will take on Welsh Fire in the league game of the Hundred Men’s Competition. The cricket’s all-new avatar is finally here.
Ben Duckett has been batting well for the Welsh Fire, whereas Neesham has been their star all-rounder. Tom Banton and Glenn Phillips need to step up. Finn Allen and Liam Livingstone are the main batsmen of Birmingham Phoenix, whereas Moeen Ali is their star all-rounder. Adam Milne, Tom Helm, and Imran Tahir will handle the bowling line-up.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20 domestic games played here is 163 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen and pacers.
Match Details :
Time:- 11.00 PM, Stadium: Edgbaston, Birmingham; Live on Fancode.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Birmingham Phoenix – Finn Allen, Will Smeed, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Miles Hammond, Chris Benjamin, Ben Howell, Pat Brown, Adam Milne, Tom Helm, Imran Tahir.
Welsh Fire – Tom Banton, Ian Cockbain, Ben Duckett, Glenn Phillips, Leus du Plooy, Jimmy Neesham, Graeme White, Luke Fletcher, David Payne, Qais Ahmad, Matt Milnes.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Qais Ahmad, Adam Milne, and Ben Duckett.
BPH vs WEF Team Wicket-Keeper
Tom Banton (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Banton scored 236 runs in the T20 Blast at an average of 39.33, whereas his S/R was 195.04. He is a destructive opener.
BPH vs WEF Team Batsmen
Glen Phillips (Price 9) and Ben Duckett (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Welsh Fire. Phillips scored 500 runs in the T20 Blast at an average of 55.55, whereas his S/R was 163.39 [He scored a half-century in the last game]. Duckett has scored 203 runs in the tournament at an average of 40.60, whereas his S/R has been 138.09. Both of them are aggressive players.
Finn Allen (Price 8.5) and Will Smeed (Price 8) will be our batsmen from Birmingham Phoenix. Allen scored 399 runs in the T20 Blast at a strike-rate of 159.60, whereas he has scored 92 runs in the Hundred so far. Smeed scored 283 runs at an average of 31.44 in the T20 Blast, whereas he has scored 81 runs in just a couple of games in the Hundred. Both of them are top-order players.
[You can take Ben Howell instead of Will Smeed]
BPH vs WEF Team All-Rounders
Jimmy Neesham (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Welsh Fire. Neesham has scalped six wickets in the tournament, whereas he has the ability to score quick runs.
Liam Livingstone (Price 9.5) and Moeen Ali (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from Birmingham Phoenix. Livingstone has scored 129 runs at an average of 43.00, whereas he has scalped a wicket in bowling. Ali has scored 130 runs, whereas he has scalped three wickets in bowling. Both of them are quality all-rounders.
BPH vs WEF Team Bowlers
Qais Ahmad (Price 9) will be our bowler from Welsh Fire. Qais is a T20 specialist, and he has scalped seven wickets in the tournament so far.
Adam Milne (Price 9) will be our bowler from Birmingham Phoenix. Milne is bowling well, and he has scalped seven wickets in the tournament so far.
[Pick Luke Fletcher or Pat Brown as your last player]
Match Prediction: Birmingham Phoenix will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Ben Duckett and Jimmy Neesham
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.