DUR vs DER Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 74
Durham and Derbyshire are almost equally placed in the middle of points table.
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The 74th match of Vitality Blast 2023 is scheduled to take place at Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street on June 16 and will feature Durham and Derbyshire. With rankings of five and seven, respectively, Durham and Derbyshire are almost equally placed in the points table.
In the last five games, Durham has been inconsistent in claiming the opponent's wickets; their average wicket loss per contest is decent, which reflects their batting strength. In their most recent match versus Leicestershire, Durham batted first and scored 59 at the conclusion of Powerplay. The contributions came from all top six batters, but Ashton Turner's knock of 60 off 38 shifted the momentum towards Durham at the end of the first innings. However, nobody in the bowling section responded to it. Hence, Rishi Patel's assault on Durham, scoring 104 in 49 balls, helped them reach the target of 173 in the 17th over with six wickets in hand.
On the other hand, Derbyshire lost their recent low-scoring battle against Nottinghamshire. They batted first against Nottinghamshire, and their batters neither lost wickets nor increased the run flow. With the help of three twenty-plus scores and Haider Ali's 42 off 37, they posted a score of 143. The bowlers picked up three quick wickets after letting the opponent build a strong foundation of 40 runs in 4 overs. George Scrimshaw struck back-to-back to halt the run flow in the middle overs. Despite picking up three wickets for just 16 runs and Zaman Khan's two wickets, the opponent held their nerves to reach the target in the 18th over.
Vitality Blast, 16 Jun 2023, Fri, 11:00 PM IST, Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
Team Form (Last 5 matches)
Probable Playing XI
Bench : Luke Doneathy, Brandon Glover, Tomas Mackintosh, T Stubbs, DG Bedingham, Jonathan Bushnell, Ross Whitfield, GS Drissell, Ben Mckinney, SG Borthwick, Ben Stokes, P Coughlin, Harry Crawshaw, O Gibson, Stanley McAlindon, AY Patel, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitchell Killeen, MJ Potts, Mark Wood, BA Carse
Bench : AHT Donald, AK Dal, HRC Came, Ben Aitchison, MJ Lamb, Mitchell Wagstaff, BA Godleman, , AT Thomson, Archie Harrison, S Lakmal, S Conners, Nick Potts, HJ Killoran, Logan van Beek, R Rampaul, Edwin Moulton, CR Marshall
Injury and availability news
Ashton Turner DUR | BAT
He has been providing valuable contributions in the middle order and is capable of rebuilding the innings. He has scored 91 runs in last three innings and capable to pick wickets as well.
George Scrimshaw DER | BOWL
This right-arm fast bowler bowls in the middle overs and consistently picks up wickets at crucial stages of the game to create impact. He has picked 15 wickets in the last 10 games; out of that, six came in the last 3 innings. He is in excellent form.
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DER | BAT
He had some wonderful opportunities to finish the game but failed to do so on all occasions. He has scored just 25 runs in the last 3 innings.
DUR | BAT
Despite batting at the number three position, he has accumulated just 37 runs in his last three innings.