About the Team of Birmingham Phoenix
Based in Birmingham, Birmingham Phoenix is a 100 ball cricket team that represents the country of Warwickshire and Worcestershire. This Team was founded in 2019 and comprised both men and women teams. This Team is a part of a 100 ball cricket competition. The men and women team of Birmingham Phoenix has not yet won any title, but their performance is appreciated worldwide. Orange and red are the colour of the team jersey.
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History of Birmingham Phoenix
The hundred ball cricket championship is a shift from the conventional format of T20 cricket. This format includes single innings and only 100 balls to be played by each of the two teams. This format was devised to attract new audiences from all across the globe and eventually introduce a revolution in cricket history.
Birmingham Phoenix is among the eight teams, Manchester Originals, Northern Superchargers, Southern Brave, Trent Rockets, Welsh Fire, London Spirit and Oval Invincibles. Andrew McDonald is the coach for the men's Team, and Ben Sawyer is the coach of the women's Team.
The men's Team of Birmingham Phoenix was the runners up in 2021 The Hundreds. Whereas on the other hand, the women's Team secured the third position in The Hundreds 2021. The performance of this Team in the last season was appreciated, and it is now seen as one of the strongest competitors for The Hundreds in the year 2022.
Birmingham Phoenix Players 2021 Squad
The Birmingham Phoenix squad for The Hundreds of the year 2021 was indeed power-packed and showed great skills.
Birmingham Phoenix Men's Team
- Moeen Ali, the Captain
- Daniel Bell- Drummond, the batsman
- Dominic Sibley, the batsman
- Liam Livingstone, the batsman
- Adam Hose, the batsman
- Will Smeed, the batsman
- Tom Abell, all-rounder
- Benny Howell, all-rounder
- Miles Hammond, all-rounder
- Chris Woakes, all-rounder
- Chris Cooke, the wicketkeeper
- Finn Allen, the wicketkeeper
- Tom Helm, bowler
- Patrick Brown, bowler
- Adam Milne, bowler
- Imran Tahir, bowler
Birmingham Phoenix Women's Team
- Amy Jones, the captain
- Phoebe Franklin, the batter
- Evelyn Jones, the batter
- Ria Fackrell, the batter
- Georgia Elwiss, the all rounder
- Sophie Devine, The all-rounder
- Ellyse Perry, the all-rounder
- Gwenan Davies, the wicketkeeper
- Emily Arlott, pace bowler
- Issy Wong, pace bowler
- Abraham Maqsood, spin bowler
- Kirstie Gordon, spin bowler
Key Players of Birmingham Phoenix
The Birmingham Phoenix team has amazing players. Spin bowler Imran Tahir became the first bowler of The Hundreds to take three wickets and create the first hat- trick. Player Liam Livingstone hit the maximum sixes for the Team. In 9 matches, he hit 27 sixes, followed by Moeen Ali, who hit 15 sixes in 7 matches.
Evelyn Jones of the women's Team scored the maximum runs for the Team. She has scored 233 runs in 9 matches, followed by captain AE Jones who scored 176 runs in 9 matches. Kirstie Gordon, the spin bowler, took 15 wickets, followed by EA Burns, who took seven wickets.
These are some of the key players of the Birmingham Phoenix team who made this Team one of the best The Hundred Cricket Teams.
Birmingham Phoenix Home ground
The Edgbaston Cricket Stadium is the home ground for the Birmingham Phoenix team. This historical ground was established in the year 1882 and had a seating capacity of 25,000 people. This home ground has also experienced world cup matches and many other international games. It is present in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham.
Birmingham Phoenix Previous coaches and captains
- The captain of the Birmingham Phoenix Men's Team is Moeen Ali.
- The captain of the Birmingham Phoenix women's team is Amy Jones.
- The coach of the Birmingham Phoenix Men's Team is Andrew McDonald, who was assisted by Daniel Vettori, Jim Troughton, along Alex Gidman.
- The coach of the Birmingham Phoenix women's team is Ben Sawyer.
Birmingham Phoenix Team rankings in past competitions
Birmingham Phoenix Men's Team played a total of 9 matches and reached the finals in 2021. This Team won seven matches among the nine matches. The last match played by Birmingham Phoenix was with Southern Brave. Birmingham Phoenix lost the match by 32 runs. The match played by Birmingham Phoenix men's Team was on 21st August 2021 at Lord's Stadium of London.
Scores of match played on 21st August 2021
- Southern Brave scored 168 runs with the loss of 5 wickets in 100 balls.
- Birmingham Phoenix scored 146 runs with the loss of 5 wickets in 100 balls.
The player of the match was Paul Stirling of the Southern Brave, and the player of the series was Liam Livingstone of Birmingham Phoenix.
Birmingham Phoenix women's Team played a total of 9 matches. This Team won a total of four matches among the nine matches. The last match played by Birmingham Phoenix women's team was on 20th August 2021 at Kennington Oval stadium of London. Birmingham Phoenix lost by 20 runs.
Scores of the match played on 20th August 2021
- Oval Invincibles scored 114 runs with the loss of 4 wickets in 100 balls.
- Birmingham Phoenix scored 94 runs with the loss of 10 wickets in 94 balls.
Natasha Farrant became the player of the match.
The Hundreds introduced by the England Cricket Board is a new approach to cricket and its conventional method. This format has a totally different set of rules. It received many backlashes from the cricket world, but it outshined them and is becoming one of the most loved cricketing formats with many viewers from all across the globe. It has already hosted two seasons in the year 2020 and 2021, respectively. It is also planning to host its third season in the year 2022 in the month of August. Overseas players are invited to participate in this cricket league. The enthusiasm of cricket fans are making this new idea successful and the league popular.
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