Welsh Fire Squad 2022, Captain, Coach, Players List

The Welsh Fire is one of the 8 sides in The Hundred cricket event, and they are gearing up to fight in the 100 ball competition in 2022. The cricket authority of England launched the squad in 2019 to represent the aged provinces of Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, and Somerset in England.

In the last edition of The Hundred, Welsh Fire stood at the number 7th position. Check The Hundred Records.Welsh Fire

Welsh Fire Match Fixtures

The Welsh Fire will compete in a total of 8 matches in the 100-ball cricket tournament in 2022, with their first match taking place at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton on August 3rd against the Southern Brave and their final league game taking place at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on August 29th against Trent Rockets.

Check out complete Welsh Fire Match Fixtures 2022.

Welsh Fire Squad in The Hundred 2022

Jonny Bairstow, the wicketkeeper-batsman of the English team, will take command of the Welsh Fire. Bairstow is one of the most powerful hitters of the ball who have plenty of experience in the shortest format of the game and have made more than 1100 runs in the T20I.

Currently, Leus du Plooy, the first-class player from South Africa, is the only overseas player in Welsh Fire. The retained players of the Welsh Fire are mentioned below:

  1. Jonny Bairstow
  2. David Miller
  3. Jimmy Neesham
  4. Adam Zampa
  5. Liam Plunkett
  6. Luke Fletcher
  7. Ian Cockbain
  8. Josh Cobb
  9. Ben Duckett
  10. Graeme White
  11. David Lloyd
  12. David Payne
  13. Ryan Higgins
  14. Jake Ball
  15. Joe Clarke
  16. Glenn Phillips
  17. Ollie PopeT
  18. om Banton
  19. Qais Ahmad
  20. Leus du Plooy
  21. Noor Ahmad
  22. Matt Critchley
  23. Sam Hain
  24. Matt Milnes
  25. George Scrimshaw

The pair of Bairstow and Kirsten have the ability to change the momentum of the game through their strategies. Let's see how much competition Welsh will give to their competitor this year. 

Welsh Fire Home Ground 

Sophia Gardens which is situated in Cardiff has been assigned as a home ground for Welsh Fire to play their home matches. Currently, the stadium is owned by Cardiff City Council and it has the capacity to accommodate 15,000 people. The Sophia Gardens will host all 4 home matches of the Fire on 7 Aug, 13 Aug, 22 Aug, and 26 Aug 2022.

The stadium is an international test match venue and had its first Test in 2009. The stadium also hosts ODI and T20 matches. Sophia gardens had its first ODI in 1999 and first T20 in 2010. The stadium holds a capacity of 15,643 spectators.  Sophia Gardens is owned by Cardiff City Council.

Welsh Fire Team Coach

Gary Kirsten, a former South African opening batsman, will take the responsibility of the coach for Welsh. The suave opener has played 185 ODIs and 101 Test matches. As a coach, Kirsten has coached the Indian national cricket team from 2008 to 2011. He has also been the coach of South African national cricket team from 2011 to 2013.

Welsh Fire Record in The Hundred 2021

The Welsh Fire squad played a total of eight matches in 2021, winning three and losing five, putting them in the second-to-last position in the points or rank table.

The Welsh Fire's highest score was 173 runs in 2021, and they scored a total of 1148 runs at an average of 143.5 in all eight matches. During the whole season, the team took a total of 37 wickets at an average of 33.2. In terms of fielding, the Welsh Fire's fielders made 29 catches and one run out.

B.Duckett was the Fire's greatest run-scorer with 232 runs, while J. Neesham was the leading wicket-taker with 7 wickets.

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Last Updated on: 13/08/2022

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