Birmingham Phoenix is one of the major teams to be playing in The Hundred championship which is about to begin from July 2020. The team represents two counties- Worcestershire and Warwickshire. Birmingham Phoenix will debut in The hundred with the second match of the tournament against London Spirit, on July 18, 2020. Checkout complete The Hundred Cricket 2020 Schedule. B P will play 8 league matches in The hundred 2020. Check out all Birmingham Phoenix Match Schedule 2020.
Birmingham Phoenix Team 2020 - The Hundred Players Squad Roster
- Kane Williamson (Batsman)
- Cameron Delport (All Rounder)
- Adam Hose (Batsman)
- Liam Livingstone (All Rounder)
- Moeen Ali (All Rounder)
- Benny Howell (All Rounder)
- Ravi Bopara (All Rounder)
- Riki Wessels (Batsman)
- Chris Cooke (All Rounder)
- Pat Brown (Bowler)
- Henry Brookes (Bowler)
- Shaheen Afridi (Bowler)
- Chris Woakes (Bowler)
- Tom Helm (Bowler)
- Adam Zampa (Bowler)
Birmingham Phoenix Team Home Venue
The home venue for the men’s side is Edgbaston Cricket Ground, located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Founded 1882, the stadium has hosted major Test matches, ODIs as well as T20 internationals. In fact, the Edgbaston stadium has hosted the maximum numbers of T20 finals. Boasting a huge capacity of 25,000, the stadium is the 4th largest among all cricket venues across England. Edgbaston will host the first match of Birmingham Phoenix in the upcoming 100-ball cricket tournament in July 2020.
Birmingham Phoenix Team Captain
The franchise hasn’t decided on the captain yet.
Birmingham Phoenix Team Coach
The team will be trained by former Aussie cricketer Andrew Barry McDonald. A first-class all-rounder, McDonald was the skipper of Aussie A XI. Post retirement, McDonald has taken to coaching and has had been an illustrious coach. He has been the coach for Victoria, Leicestershire as well as Melbourne Renegades. He has been felicitated with the honorable Sheffield Shield for his excellent contributions as the coach (senior) coach of Victoria. McDonald was the bowling coach for IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore and is currently the coach of Rajasthan Royals. Since 2019, he is the assistant coach to men’s national cricket team of Australia.
Notable players of Birmingham Team
Birmingham Phoenix seems to have roped in some of the most notable players from both national and international cricket.
From the national side, you have names like Ravi Bopara and Moeen Ali.
From the international side, the most significant names in the team are Kane Williamson and Adam Zampa.