T20 Blast 2020: North Group, Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Given that Trent Bridge is a high-scoring ground, it is advisable to choose more batsmen and all-rounders in your Dream11 fantasy team.

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Match Details

The North Group match of the T20 Blast 2020 is all set to be played between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

This match is scheduled to start at 6:00 PM Local Time (10:30 PM IST).


Nottinghamshire takes on Derbyshire in a match between two teams at the opposite ends of the points table in the North Group. Nottinghamshire is placed at the top of the points table and has had a good run with 5 victories in 7 games.

Derbyshire on the other hand is placed at the bottom of the points table and has won only 1 out of their 8 games. In their last meeting, Nottinghamshire won that match by 13 runs. Talking about the recent meetings between the two teams, Derbyshire has not been able to record a single win over Nottinghamshire in their last five matches.

Weather Report

The weather will be mostly sunny in Nottingham and there are no chances of rain during the match time. The temperature will be around 19 °C.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Trent Bridge has been supportive to the batsmen. However, bowlers can also get some help from the wicket.

Average 1st innings score: 170 (Last 4 matches considered)

Record of Chasing Teams: Won – 3, Lost – 1, Tie – 0

Injury & Availability News

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Nottinghamshire : 

Jake Ball, Matthew Carter, Dan Christian (c), Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Alex Hales, Tom Moores (wk), Steven Mullaney, Chris Nash, Samit Patel, Imad Wasim

Bench: Zak Chappell, Peter Trego

Derbyshire :

Billy Godleman (c), Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matt Critchley, Anuj Dal, Mattie McKiernan, Brooke Guest (wk), Ed Barnes, Michael Cohen, Sam Conners.

Bench: Tom Wood, Dustin Melton, Alex Hughes.

Top Picks:

Joe Clarke has been the highest run-scorer for his team in this tournament so far. He has scored 259 runs in just 5 innings at a brilliant strike rate of almost 190. He has also scored an unbeaten century in this year’s T20 Blast.

Jake Ball has been phenomenal with the ball for Nottinghamshire so far. He took 9 wickets in just 5 matches he played.

Wayne Madsen is one of few consistent performers for Derbyshire. He has scored 169 runs in 6 matches at a strike rate of nearly 140.

Matt Critchley has scored 130 runs in this tournament. He can be a good option for your Dream11 fantasy side.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options – Joe Clarke, Matt Critchley

Vice-Captain Options – Jake Ball, Wayne Madsen

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ben Duckett

BattersWayne Madsen (vc), Leus du Plooy, Alex Hales, Joe Clarke (c)

All-Rounders – Luis Reece, Matt Critchley, Dan Christian

Bowlers – Michael Cohen, Jake Ball, Mattie McKiernan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ben Duckett, Brooke Guest

Batters – Leus du Plooy, Alex Hales, Joe Clarke

All-Rounders – Imad Wasim, Matt Critchley (c), Dan Christian

Bowlers –Matthew Carter, Jake Ball (vc), Mattie McKiernan

Expert Advice

Given that Trent Bridge is a high-scoring ground, it is advisable to choose more batsmen and all-rounders in your Dream11 fantasy team.

Probable Winners

Nottinghamshire is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.