New Zealand star Jeetan Patel told Brian Halford that he believes that a big home derby against Worcestershire Rapids tomorrow night will give Birmingham Bears the perfect opportunity to get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign up and running.
Whilst the Birmingham Bears entertain local rivals Worcestershire Rapids at Edgbaston in the NatWest T20 Blast on Friday evening, a new chapter in the city’s cricketing history will begin as the first match is played at the Edgbaston Foundation Community Ground at Portland Road, Smethwick.
Some extraordinary hitting from Alex Hales helped Nottinghamshire Outlaws to kick off their NatWest T20 Blast campaign with a convincing eight wicket victory over the Birmingham Bears at Trent Bridge. Match report from Dave Bracegirdle.
With the Birmingham Bears first home game of the NatWest T20 Blast – against Worcestershire Rapids – just three weeks away, Warwickshire County Cricket Club has today announced record advance sales in the 12-year history of the tournament.