T20 Blast 2022: DER vs LEI Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between Derbyshire and Leicestershire?
Leicestershire have won just three games out of their seven in this year's competition.
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Derbyshire will welcome Leicestershire on Thursday (June 9) in the North Group fixture at the County Ground in Derby. The English County sides will hope to secure the all-important two points in their bid to climb up the points table. Derbyshire are currently on a terrible run of form as they head into the match on the back of three consecutive losses.
Leicestershire have won just three games out of their seven in this year’s competition so far and are coming into the game after suffering an upsetting defeat at the hands of table-toppers Lancashire. Colin Ackermann will look for a better outing against an under-performing Derbyshire team.
Venue: County Ground, Derby
Date & Time: June 9, 2022, 11:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: FanCode
The pitch at the Derbyshire ground is expected to be another batter-friendly surface. The bowlers usually are on the receiving end at this venue as the pitch has the bounce and carry that suits the batters. The team winning the toss will opt to bat first and take the full toll of the batting paradise.
Probable Playing XI:
Shan Masood (c), Luis Reece, Alex Hughes, Leus du Plooy, Wayne Madsen, Brooke Guest (wk), Matt McKiernan, Hayden Kerr, Mark Watt, Samuel Conners, George Scrimshaw
Hamish Rutherford, Scott Steel, Arron Lilley, Lewis Hill (wk), Colin Ackermann (c), Rishi Patel, Ben Mike, Rehan Ahmed, Callum Parkinson, Naveen-ul-Haq, Will Davis
Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter of the match
Leus du Plooy
Derbyshire’s Leus du Plooy has been their most consistent performer in this year’s edition of T20 Blast. The southpaw has scored 189 runs in five innings at an average of 63, striking over 150. The middle-order batter will be hoping for more support from the likes of Shan Masood.
Probable best bowler of the match
Naveen-ul-Haq has been Leicestershire’s best player by a mile this year. The right-arm quick from Afghanistan has been sensational for them, picking up 14 wickets in seven games. The 22-year-old is the leading wicket-taker of this year’s tournament and will most likely add to his tally in this match.
Today’s match prediction: Leicestershire to win the match.