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| On Aug 1, 2022 6:38 PM IST

Welsh Fire Playing 11 for Match 1 of The Hundred 2022; Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Dream11 Team Prediction


Welsh Fire Playing 11: The Welsh Fire side will be starting off their The Hundred 2022 campaign against the Southern Brave team in the first game of the competition scheduled to take place at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on 3 August, 2022 (Wednesday). Welsh Fire did not witness the best of fortunes in the previous edition of the tournament as they ended at the seventh position on the points table. The Ben Duckett-led Welsh Fire side managed to win as many as 3 games and suffered a total of 5 losses in The Hundred 2021 edition. Welsh Fire have a well balanced squad including the likes of Jonny Bairstow, Adam Zampa, David Miller and Tom Banton.

Welsh Fire Playing 11

  • Ben Duckett will captain the side.
  • Tom Banton will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The pair of Tom Banton and Jonny Bairstow are very much likely to start as the opening combination.
  • The likes of Ben Duckett, David Miller, Joe Clarke and Leus du Plooy will be expected to take up the responsibility in the middle-order batting department.
  • The trio of Jake Ball, Adam Zampa and Naseem Shah will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.
  • The likes of Ryan Higgins, Josh Cobb, Ollie Pope, Sam Hain and Jacob Bethell are likely to warm the bench.

1. Tom Banton (wk)
2. Jonny Bairstow
3. Ben Duckett (C)
4. Joe Clarke
5. David Miller
6. Leus du Plooy
7. Matt Critchley
8. Adam Zampa
9. Jake Ball
10. David Payne
11. Naseem Shah

Welsh Fire squad

Jake Ball, Jonny Bairstow, Josh Cobb, Matt Critchley, Ben Duckett, Leus du Plooy, Ryan Higgins, David Payne, Ollie Pope, Joe Clarke, Tom Banton, Adam Zampa, David Miller, Naseem Shah, Sam Hain, Jacob Bethell.

Related: The Hundred 2022 Squads

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Ben Duckett Stats in T20

Matches Runs 50s The Hundred 2021 Performance Recent Form
159 3815 25 232 runs 7 & 0, 241, 44, 85, 62*

Jonny Bairstow Stats in T20

Matches Runs 50/100 Strike-rate Recent Form
303 8203 48/4 229 runs 15 & 43*, 95 & 24, 5, 20, 8, 22

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