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The Hundred Men’s 2023: Clash of Titans – Birmingham vs Welsh Fire,  Probable XIs, Prediction, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Live Streaming Details

Don’t miss the clash between Birmingham Phoenix and Welsh Fire in the Men’s Hundred 2023 cricket tournament. Catch the action-packed match live on August 10th. Exciting competition, skilled performances, and thrilling moments await!

Clash of Titans - Birmingham vs Welsh Fire,  Probable XIs, Prediction, Pitch Report
Clash of Titans – Birmingham vs Welsh Fire,  Probable XIs, Prediction, Pitch Report

Rain Spoiled the Start for Birmingham Phoenix

Birmingham Phoenix’s first match against the Northern Superchargers was canceled due to rain. The same happened in their next match against the Trent Rockets. In their following game, they faced a strong defeat from the Manchester Originals.

Benny Howell’s Stellar Bowling Performance

Benny Howell showcased his brilliance by taking three wickets against the Manchester Originals, limiting them to a score of 160/8. However, Birmingham’s batters struggled, managing only 111 runs, leading to a 49-run loss. They need a strong performance on Thursday to secure their first victory.

Welsh Fire’s Mixed Start

Welsh Fire began the Men’s Hundred 2023 positively, defeating the Manchester Originals. But they stumbled in the next match against the Southern Brave and faced a tie against the Oval Invincibles.

Tie Drama and Key Performances

Joe Clarke’s unbeaten 69 helped Welsh Fire achieve a competitive total of 138 against the Oval Invincibles. Shaheen Afridi and Ben Green each took two wickets, restricting the Invincibles to 138/7, resulting in a thrilling tie.

Match Details: Birmingham Phoenix vs Welsh Fire

  • Match: Birmingham Phoenix vs Welsh Fire, Match 14, The Hundred Men’s Competition 2023
  • Date and Time: August 10, 2023, Thursday, 11 pm IST
  • Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Pitch Conditions at Edgbaston

Edgbaston’s pitch offers a fair balance between batters and bowlers. Initially, pacers might exploit some movement from the pitch. Once batters settle, they can freely play their shots.

Weather Forecast for the Match

Birmingham is expected to have temperatures in the mid-20s with high humidity throughout the day.

Expected Lineups

Birmingham Phoenix:

  • Will Smeed
  • Ben Duckett
  • Moeen Ali (c)
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Jamie Smith (wk)
  • Dan Mousley
  • Shadab Khan
  • Benny Howell
  • Adam Milne
  • Tom Helm
  • Kane Richardson

Welsh Fire:

  • Luke Wells
  • Joe Clarke (wk)
  • Stephen Eskinazi
  • Tom Abell (c)
  • Glenn Phillips
  • David Willey
  • Ben Green
  • Roelof van der Merwe
  • David Payne
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Haris Rauf

Match Prediction

Birmingham Phoenix aims to bounce back after a hefty loss, while Welsh Fire seeks recovery from a tied match. The well-rounded Birmingham Phoenix team might have a slight edge in this contest.

Live Streaming Details

TV: Sony Sports Network

Live Streaming: Sony LIV and FanCode

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