Match Preview By Kunal,
Welsh Fire W vs Birmingham Phoenix W:
Welcome to the match prediction & preview of Welsh Fire W vs Birmingham Phoenix W will feature in the 4th match of the 2nd edition of The Hundred Women’s at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on 13th Aug. The two teams last met each other in the previous season, where Birmingham Phoenix W won by 10 wickets.
In total, 26 games will take place this season to determine the winner. Each team will play six matches in the league stage before the top side makes it to the final. The second and third-placed sides will lock horns in the Eliminator to decide the other finalist.
If we will talk about the last session, Welsh Fire Women picked up only 2 wins and 6 losses out of 8 matches and were in the bottom position last year. In the captainship of Tammy Beaumont, Welsh Fire will try to forget last year’s performance and will look for a fresh start in the current season.
On the other side, Birmingham Phoenix W was one of the qualified teams of the first edition under the captainship of Amy Jones. Birmingham Phoenix W picked up 4 wins and 4 losses out of 8 matches and finished in 3rd position. They will come again with intention of repeating the story of the last session in the captainship of Sophie Devine.
In today’s match, both teams will look to start the journey with a win.
Welsh Fire W: Tammy Beaumont(c), Rachael Haynes, Annabel Sutherland, Fran Wilson, Alex Hartley, Fi Morris, Sarah Bryce, Alex Griffiths, Nicole Harvey, Georgia Hennessy, Hayley Matthews, Nicola Carey.
Birmingham Phoenix W: Sophie Molineux, Emily Arlott, Gwen Davies, Sophie Devine(c), Georgia Elwiss, Kirstie Gordon, Amy Jones, Eve Jones, Ellyse Perry, Issy Wong, Deepti Sharma.
Welsh Fire W: 0
Birmingham Phoenix W: 1
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 20°C and humidity will be 61%. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h and the sky will be mostly sunny.
The Sophia Gardens in Cardiff has a bat-friendly surface. We can anticipate a competitive scoring game, with bowlers needing to change their line and lengths to be successful. In the powerplay, it may swing. After winning the toss, the captains will look for a chase.
Match Time: 07:00 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: Fancode app
Welsh Fire W will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.