The North Group match of the T20 Blast 2020 will be played between Yorkshire and Derbyshire at the Headlingly Ground in Leeds.
The match is scheduled to start at 02:00 PM Local Time (06:30 PM IST) (01:00 PM GMT) and can be streamed live on FanCode.
After having their opening matches abandoned due to rainfall, Yorkshire and Derbyshire will be facing off against each other in what would virtually be their first match of the tournament. Coming to this match, both teams would be short on experience about the pitch behaviour at the ground at the moment.
The weather conditions too may play a big role in how the match plays off. In this match, both teams would like to win get their campaign off to a winning start, so that they can bag some momentum and valuable points in their bag.
The weather in Leeds on Sunday is expected to be fairly clear with partly cloudy skies and just 10 per cent chance of rainfall.
The pitch at this ground is expected to be batsmen friendly, with a little bit of help in store for the bowlers.
Average first innings score: 190 (Based on the last 3 T20 Blast games at this venue played last year)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 0, Lost – 2, Tied – 1
Injury and Availability News:
Joe Root’s availability in this match is subject to clearance from the England Cricket Board.
Probable Playing XIs:
Matt Critchley, Billy Godleman, Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Tom Wood, Anuj Dal, Michael Cohen, Fynn Hudson, Ed Barnes
Bench: Harvey Hosein, Brooke Guest, Sam Conners, Fynn Hudson Prentice, Dustin Melton
Harry Brook/Joe Root, Adam Lyth, Harry Brook, Jonathan Tattersall, Jordan Thompson, Ben Coad, Jack Shutt, Josh Poysden, Will Fraine, Tom Kohler Camdore, Matthew Revis
Bench: Matthew Fisher, George Hill, Matthew Pillans, Harry Brook/Joe Root
Wayne Madsen is the top run-getter for his club in domestic T20 matches. He has played 113 matches in total and has scored 2806 runs at an average of 31.17, and has also taken 17 wickets.
Adam Lyth has also been an all-round contributor for his club. He is the top run-scorer for the team in domestic T20s with 2619 runs and 18 wickets to his name in 11 matches.
Jack Shutt has played 10 matches Yorkshire and has 10 wickets to his name including a 5-wicket haul and an economy rate of 6.83 runs per over.
Billy Godleman has been a part of the club for 55 matches in the domestic T20 circuit where he has scored 1235 runs in total at a strike rate of 121.91.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain options – Wayne Madsen, Adam Lyth
Vice-Captain options – Jack Shutt, Billy Godleman
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Jonathan Tattersall
Batters – Wayne Madsen (c), Billy Godleman, Leus du Plooy
All-Rounders – Luis Reece, Matt Critchley, Adam Lyth, Harry Brook
Bowlers – Matthew Fisher, Jack Shutt (vc), Michael Cohen
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Jonathan Tattersall
Batters – Wayne Madsen, Billy Godleman (vc), Leus du Plooy
All-Rounders – Luis Reece, Matt Critchley, Adam Lyth (c), Harry Brook
Bowlers – Matthew Pillans, Jack Shutt, Ben Coad
Harry Brook has been a successful player for his club but was part of only 5.82 per cent of the teams at the time of writing. He is a must pick player in your team as he can give some great returns for and 8.5 point investment.
Yorkshire is expected to win this match.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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