Bears opener Paul Stirling struck five consecutive sixes before hitting a solitary four.
It was a dream debut as Stirling top-scored with 119 as the Bears thrashed Northants Steelbacks by 125 runs in the opening fixture of the 2022 Vitality Blast.
T20 Quarter-Final: Tickets only £10
Birmingham Bears will host Hampshire Hawks at Edgbaston on Thursday 7 July (6.30pn) in the Vitality Blast quarter-finals.
Adult tickets are available from £10, when you buy in advance of the day of the match. Under 12s go FREE and 12 to 15-year-olds are £1. Members and Season Pass holders go FREE.