DUR vs DER Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For North Group Match of T20 Blast 2021

T20 Blast 2021, North Group: DUR vs DER Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

The chances are very less for Derbyshire to make it to the knockouts.

Cameron Bancroft
Cameron Bancroft. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)


Durham are having a tough time at the moment, having lost their last two successive matches against Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. However, they are still placed comfortably at the 4th spot in the North Group standings with 11 points.

Derbyshire, on the other hand, are almost out of the tournament. Currently, they are placed at bottom of the table with 7 points. They must win all their remaining matches to give themselves an outside chance of making it into the knockouts.

Match Details:

Durham vs Derbyshire, North Group

Venue: Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

Date & Time: July 9th at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM local time

Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website

Pitch Report:

It’s a good batting deck where the ball comes nicely onto the bat. Chasing more than 160 runs is always a hard task on this surface. Whoever wins the toss should bat first and put runs on the board.

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Probable Playing XIs for DUR vs DER:


David Bedingham, Graham Clark, Cameron Bancroft (c), Sean Dickson, Paul Coughlin, Ned Eckersley (wk), Ben Raine, Scott Borthwick, Matty Potts, Harry Crawshaw, Jack Campbell


Luis Reece, Harry Came, Tom Wood, Leus du Plooy, Matt Critchley (c), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Mattie Mckiernan, Brooke Guest (wk), Logan van Beek, Jade Dernbach / Ravi Rampaul, George Scrimshaw

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Top Picks for DUR vs DER Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Durham

David Bedingham has had a decent run with the bat in this tournament. He has scored 225 runs in 10 matches at an average of 22.5 and a strike rate of 145.16.

Skipper Cameron Bancroft is the leading run-scorer for Durham in this year’s T20 Blast. He has mustered 246 runs in 10 matches at an average of 30.75 and a strike rate of 123.

Top Picks Derbyshire

Luis Reece is in pretty good form at the moment. He has played 11 matches in this competition and scored 343 runs at an average of 31.18 and a strike rate of 173.23. He has picked up 5 wickets as well.

Derbyshire’s skipper Matt Critchley is a decent pick for your fantasy teams as he can contribute equally with both bat and ball. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 219 runs and scalped 11 wickets.

DUR vs DER Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (this tournament) Dream11 Points
David Bedingham 225 runs 356
Cameron Bancroft 246 runs 371
Graham Clark 209 runs 322
Luis Reece 343 runs and 5 wickets 710
Matt Critchley 219 runs and 11 wickets 690

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DUR vs DER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Ned Eckersley, Cameron Bancroft, Luis Reece (c), Graham Clark (vc), Sean Dickson, Leus du Plooy, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Matt Critchley, Logan van Beek, Matty Potts, Ravi Rampaul

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DUR vs DER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Brooke Guest, Cameron Bancroft (c), Luis Reece, Harry Came (vc), David Bedingham, Matt Critchley, Ben Raine, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Jade Dernbach, Matty Potts, George Scrimshaw

DUR vs DER Risky Captaincy Choices:

Graham Clark has scored 209 runs so far in this tournament at an average of 20.9. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Leus du Plooy has scored only 80 runs in the last 5 matches. Considering his average performances, he is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Ben Raine in the last 5 matches has scored 45 runs and picked up 2 wickets. Going with his present form, it is better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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.