MNR vs BPH Fantasy Prediction: Manchester Originals vs Birmingham Phoenix – 25 July 2021 (Manchester). Jos Buttler, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, and Moeen Ali are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Manchester Originals will take on Birmingham Phoenix in the league game of the Hundred Men’s Competition. The cricket’s all-new avatar is finally here.
Manchester Originals have some explosive top-order batsmen in Buttler, Clarke, Salt, and Munro, whereas Brathwaite is their main all-rounder. Steven Finn, Fred Klaassen, and Matt Parkinson will handle the bowling line-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 T20I games played here is 164 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen.
Total T20I Games: 8; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 6
Match Details :
Time:- 10.30 PM, Stadium: Old Trafford, Manchester; Live on Fancode.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Manchester Originals – Phil Salt, Jos Buttler, Joe Clarke, Colin Munro, Tom Lammonby, Carlos Brathwaite, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Fred Klaassen, Steven Finn, Matt Parkinson.
Birmingham Phoenix – Finn Allen, Matt Hammond, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Chris Benjamin, Ben Howell, Chris Cooke, Adam Milne, Tom Helm, Imran Tahir.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jos Buttler, Joe Clarke, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, and Moeen Ali.
MNR vs BPH Team Wicket-Keeper
Jos Buttler (Price 10.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Buttler has scored 1871 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 139.84, whereas he scored 127 runs in the T20 Blast. He is an explosive and world-class player.
MNR vs BPH Team Batsmen
Finn Allen (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from Birmingham Phoenix. Allen scored 399 runs in the T20 Blast at a strike-rate of 159.60, whereas he was also the highest run-scorer of Super Smash in New Zealand. He is a destructive top-order player.
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) and Joe Clarke (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Manchester Originals. Munro scored 285 runs in PSL 2021 at a strike-rate of 169.64, whereas Clarke scored 366 runs in the T20 Blast at 193.65. Both of them are explosive batsmen.
MNR vs BPH Team All-Rounders
Carlos Brathwaite (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Manchester Originals. Brathwaite scalped 18 wickets in the T20 Blast, whereas he scored 183 runs at a strike-rate of 150.00. He is in brilliant form.
Liam Livingstone (Price 9.5), Moeen Ali (Price 9.5), and Ben Howell (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Birmingham Phoenix. Ali scored 206 runs at a strike rate of 157.25 in IPL 2021, whereas he scalped five wickets in bowling. Livingstone scored 254 runs in the T20 Blast at an average of 63.50, whereas he scalped three wickets in bowling. Howell scored 246 runs in the T20 Blast at a strike-rate of 142.19, whereas he scalped 15 wickets in bowling. All three of them are brilliant all-rounders.
MNR vs BPH Team Bowlers
Imran Tahir (Price 9) will be our bowler from Birmingham Phoenix. Tahir scalped 13 wickets in PSL 2021 at an economy of 6.80, whereas his S/R was 11.50.
(You can also take Adam Milne instead of Imran Tahir)
Steven Finn (Price 8.5) and Fred Klaassen (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Manchester Originals. Klaassen scalped 14 wickets in the T20 Blast at an economy of 8.51, whereas Finn scalped 19 wickets at 8.96. Both of these pacers are genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Manchester Originals will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Liam Livingstone and Jos Buttler
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Moeen Ali and Colin Munro
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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.