130% welcome bonus up to ₹26,000 - ExclusiveCLAIM NOW
137/10 in 18.57.27
107/9 in 20.05.35
Toss Winner - Warwickshire won the toss and chose to bat first
Warwickshire beat Northamptonshire by 30 runs
Birmingham Bears' quest to win after three losses
Birmingham Bears to win
Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2023 | Format: T20 | Venue: Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, England | Toss: To BatBet Now
Find out which is the best betting app in India today! TheTopBookies experts have reviewed and evaluated all gabmling apps for you.
We are in the 66th game of the Vitality T20 Blast, 2023, where the Birmingham Bears will face Northamptonshire Steelbacks at home. The Birmingham Bears lost the last game against Derbyshire Falcons and need to win this one to regain their lost form. The Steelbacks will fight for survival in this contest. They lost the last game against Durham Cricket.
Birmingham Bears have won the last five games against Northamptonshire Steelbacks. The side will draw inspiration from these wins and look to take full advantage of the home conditions. The Steelbacks have won just three games this season and will need to beat their inconsistency to overcome the challenge.
Moeen Ali's side seems to have lost its way. They had started with four wins and lost the last three games. They went down by 6 wickets against the Derbyshire Falcons in the last game, and the side will need to recover from that. They play at home, and Ali will look to make the best use of home advantage.
Alex Davies and Robert Yates are getting starts, and they must convert them into a big score in this game. The middle order is formidable for the side, and they need runs from Moeen Ali, Glenn Maxwell, and Sam Hain. Dan Mousley and Chris Benjamin are powerful hitters who will look to add quick runs in the lower middle order.
The bowling attack struggled in the last game, and the side will expect wickets with the new ball from Chris Woakes and Henry Brookes. Danny Briggs and Mousley must do well in the middle overs. Moeen Ali has a lot of experience, and he must bring it to play and bowl tight lines with Craig Miles.
Moeen Ali (c), Alex Davies (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Sam Hain, Dan Mousley, Robert Yates, Chris Benjamin, Henry Brookes, Chris Woakes, Danny Briggs, Craig Miles
Hasan Ali, Chris Benjamin, Sam Hain, Robert Yates, Danny Briggs, Craig Miles, Alex Davies, Ed Barnard, Dan Mousley, Moeen Ali, Glenn Maxwell
David Willey's side has been inconsistent this year, and they need to win this game by a big margin to keep their hopes alive to reach the knockouts. They batted poorly in the last game against Durham Cricket, going down by 4 wickets. It will be a tough challenge against the Bears, and Willey would like his key players to rise in this game.
The side will need an electrifying start from Chris Lynn and Emilio Gay, as both players have done well. The middle order has failed many times, and the trio of Josh Cobb, Willey, and Saif Zaib must do well in this game. They will also need runs in the lower middle order from Lewis McManus and Tom Taylor.
Ben Sanderson and Willey have a lot of experience and must bowl tight lines right at the top. The side will need a good show from Andrew Tye and Tom Taylor, as both have been inconsistent. Freddie Heldreich, Zaib, and Josh Cobb will have an important role to play in the supporting role.
David Willey (c), Emilio Gay, Chris Lynn, Josh Cobb, Saif Zaib, Lewis McManus (wk), Tom Taylor, Andrew Tye, James Sales, Ben Sanderson, Freddie Heldreich
Andrew Tye, Tom Taylor, Josh Cobb, Freddie Heldreich, Saif Zaib, Alex Russell, David Willey, Emilio Gay, James Sales, Chris Lynn, Lewis McManus
The skies over Birmingham would see odd clouds on June 09. The batting conditions will be good here, as we have seen in the games that have been played. The ball is coming onto the bat nicely, and the side batting first would need to put up a minimum of 180 runs on the board.
Edgbaston, Birmingham, has a lively surface, allowing fast bowlers to extract bounce from the track. The ball comes onto the bat nicely, allowing batsmen to put up big scores on the board. The large dimensions of the ground also offer spinners a good opportunity to experiment with flight and turn.
It is one of England's best batting surfaces, and we have seen sides put up big scores and defend them successfully. There shouldn't be any doubt on the minds of the two sides at the toss, and the side winning the spin of the coin would opt to bat first in this game.
Northamptonshire Steelbacks have been inconsistent. The middle order hasn't contributed to the cause, creating trouble for the side. Their bowlers must do well as they face an attacking batting line-up. The Bears have a powerful batting line-up and home advantage. It will make them favorites in this game.
Birmingham Bears to win
130% welcome bonus up to ₹26,000 - Exclusive