T20 Blast 2020: North Group, Leicestershire vs Derbyshire – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
In-form Alex Hughes can be tried as a differential option.
Updated - Sep 15, 2020 1:16 pm
The upcoming North Group game of the T20 Blast 2020 is all set to be played between Leicestershire and Derbyshire at Grace Road, Leicester.
This match is scheduled to start at 6:30 PM Local Time (11:00 PM IST).
The struggling Derbyshire side will face Leicestershire in the upcoming T20 Blast encounter at Grace Road on Tuesday. Their first meeting did not produce a result as the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled. Leicestershire lost their last match against Durham, where they failed to defend a total of 130 runs.
They are placed at the 3rd spot with seven points and would want to win this game to strengthen their position on the points table. On the other side, Derbyshire has struggled in this year’s T20 Blast so far, as they are sitting at the bottom in the North Group points table. However, both the teams will be keen to grab the two invaluable points which hang in front of them.
It is going to be mostly cloudy during the game with a maximum temperature of 24 °C and no rain is expected during game time.
The pitch at Grace Road has been good for batting. More than 180 runs were scored in both the innings in the last game played at this venue.
Average first innings score: 184 (Last five completed matches at this venue)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 2, Tied – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Probable Playing XIs:
Colin Ackermann (c), Arron Lilley, Harry Dearden, Gareth Delany, Lewis Hill (wk), Harry Swindells, Ben Mike, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths, Will Davis, Nick Welch.
Bench: Dieter Klein, Nat Bowley, George Rhodes.
Billy Godleman (c), Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Matt Critchley, Mattie McKiernan, Michael Cohen, Sam Conners, Alex Hughes, Dustin Melton, Brooke Guest (wk), Leus du Plooy.
Bench: Tom Wood, Ed Barnes, Anuj Dal.
Arron Lilley, the leading run-getter for Leicestershire, has scored 192 from five matches at an average of nearly 40.
Gareth Delany has scored 162 runs at an average of over 30. In addition to that, he has also bagged five wickets. He is a must pick for your Dream11 fantasy side.
For Derbyshire, Wayne Madsen contributed well with the bat, having scored 136 runs at an average of over 27.
Alex Hughes looked good in the last game against Notts Outlaws as he scored 36 off just 20 balls and took two wickets in the game. He has an average of 30.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Gareth Delany, Wayne Madsen
Vice-Captain Options – Matt Critchley, Arron Lilley
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Lewis Hill
Batters – Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Harry Dearden
All-Rounders – Gareth Delany (C), Colin Ackermann, Matt Critchley (VC), Alex Hughes
Bowlers – Callum Parkinson, Mattie McKiernan, Will Davis
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Lewis Hill
Batters – Arron Lilley (VC), Wayne Madsen (C), Billy Godleman
All-Rounders – Gareth Delany, Matt Critchley, Luis Reece
Bowlers – Callum Parkinson, Mattie McKiernan, Will Davis, Dustin Melton
Alex Hughes looked in fabulous touch with both bat and the ball in the previous match. He can be tried as a differential option in your Dream11 fantasy side.
Leicestershire are expected to win this match.