The Vitality T20 Blast is currently underway with second placed Nottinghamshire taking on 4th placed Durham. Nottinghamshire are aiming to catch up to division leaders, Lancashire, who are four points ahead. Durham played their last match against Northamptonshire and lost by 21 runs. So far, Durham have played 8 matches in this tournament and won 4 of them.
On the other hand, Nottinghamshire already played 8 matches in this Vitality T20 Blast tournament and won 4 as well. This was enough to place them in 2nd on the table and four points away from Lancashire.
Currently, the momentum is with Nottingham as they have won their last match, as opposed to Durham. The good news is that there are no injury concerns for either team and both will attack at full strength.
Predicted Playing XI
Durham: Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Billy Godleman (C), Jack Burnham, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matthew Critchley, Alex Hughes, Daryn Smit (WK), Mark Watt, Ravi Rampaul, Boyd Rankin.
Nottingham: Joe Clarke, Alex Hales, Ben Duckett, Tom Moores (wk), Daniel Christian (captain), Imad Wasim, Samit Patel, Luke Fletcher, Luke Wood, Jake Ball, Harry Gurney
Weather and pitch report
The Durham vs Nottinghamshire match will take place at the Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. The weather forecast for match day is not pretty, with light rain and a humidity of 89%. So, the chances are that the match could get washed out, but hopefully it does not come to that.
On the T20 front, Nottingham have squared off against Durham on 27 occasions, winning 13 times. Meanwhile, Durham have only won 10 times, with four being abandoned. The last time the two clashed, Durham won by 7 wickets.
Tom Moores will be the prime pick for the wicketkeeper role for Vitality T20 Blast Durham vs Nottingham Dream 11 Predictions Team. Moores has played in 47 T20 matches and scored 872 with a highest score of 80*.
Four batsmen have been included in the Durham vs Nottingham Dream 11 Predictions team. They are Alex Hales for Nottingham, and Peter Handscomb, Jack Burnham and Scott Steel for Durham. All of the players are formidable in their own right and Hales and Handscomb are even playing for their respective national teams, England and Australia.
D’Arcy Short takes on the role of allrounder for Durham who will fit in the Dream 11 Predictions team. The other occupant is Nottingham’s Dan Christian, who has been in fine form. Short has been performing exceptionally well and is a solid player.
Three bowlers have been named in the Durham vs Nottingham Dream 11 predictions team. They are Luke Wood and Harry Gurney for Nottingham, and Matty Potts and Nathan Rimmington for Durham. All of them are among the best bowlers for their respective teams.
Captain and vice-captain
D’Arcy Short will serve as the captain, while the vice captain of this Dream 11 team will be Harry Gurney