The fourth quarterfinal match of the T20 Blast 2020 is all set to be played between Sussex and Lancashire at County Ground, Hove on Thursday.
This match is scheduled to start at 1:00 PM Local Time (5:30 PM IST).
Both Sussex are Lancashire have been in sublime form in their respective groups. Lancashire was in North Group, where they won 5 of the 10 games. They lost only 3, while rain played spoilsport in a couple. They finished with 12 points, second only to Nottinghamshire.
Just like them, Sussex also finished in second in their group, as Surrey finished as table-toppers in the South Group. However, Sussex have won a game more than their quarterfinal opponents. The teams are crossing paths after a long time.
SUS vs LAN Weather Report for Quarterfinal 4:
Unfortunately, there is a prediction of a slight drizzle. The temperature is expected to be around 14 °C.
The pitch in Hove has favoured the batsmen in the ongoing edition of T20 Blast. Any score under 180 should be considered below par and unsatisfactory in this ground. As for the bowlers, pacers will extract more help from the surface than the spinners.
Average first innings score:
181 (All the games played at this venue in this tournament)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 2, Lost – 2
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
SUS vs LAN Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Philip Salt (wk), Luke Wright (c), Delray Rawlins, David Wiese, Ravi Bopara, George Garton, Ollie Robinson, Will Beer, Danny Briggs, Calum MacLeod, Aaron Thomason.
Ben Brown, Mitchell Claydon, Tymal Mills, Stuart Meaker, Henry Crocombe.
Alex Davies (wk), Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), Josh Bohannon, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood, Tom Bailey, Matthew Parkinson.
Saqib Mahmood, Rob Jones, Stephen Parry.
SUS vs LAN Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Keaton Jennings is back after recovering from his injury. He has scored 219 runs in just 4 innings, averaging an astonishing 73. He also has a decent strike rate of over 135.
Liam Livingstone has been instrumental with both the bat and the ball. He has amassed 154 runs at a strike rate of almost 160. He also has picked up 5 wickets in as many games.
Luke Wright has been in sublime form for Sussex. He has scored 375 runs, which includes two half-centuries. He has an average of over 35 and a strike rate of over 140.
Delray Rawlins has been handy in both batting and bowling departments. He has scored 202 runs with an average of over 20 and has also picked up 7 wickets.
Danny Briggs’ spin has worked wonders in this season’s T20 Blast. He has picked up 12 wickets so far and also has conceded runs at an impressive economy rate of under 7 runs per over.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Keaton Jennings, Luke Wright
Vice-Captain Options – Liam Livingstone, Delray Rawlins
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SUS vs LAN 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Alex Davies
Batters – Keaton Jennings (c), Luke Wright, Calum MacLeod, Delray Rawlins (vc)
All-Rounders – Liam Livingstone, Steven Croft, David Wiese
Bowlers – Matthew Parkinson, George Garton, Danny Briggs
12th Man – Danny Lamb
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SUS vs LAN 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Phil Salt
Batters – Keaton Jennings, Luke Wright (c), Delray Rawlins
All-Rounders – Liam Livingstone (vc), Steven Croft, David Wiese, Danny Lamb
Bowlers – Tom Bailey, George Garton, Danny Briggs
12th Man – Alex Davies
David Wiese has been one of Sussex’s most consistent performers with the bat. He has scored 272 runs in 9 games at a brilliant average of over 45 and a strike rate of almost 150. He also has a wicket to his name. It is advisable to pick him in your 11Wickets fantasy side.
Today’s SUS vs LAN Probable Winners:
Sussex are predicted to win this match.
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