In the 4th quarter-final showdown, Gloucestershire will play Derbyshire. Gloucestershire finished at the 2nd place in the south group with 18 points( 7 wins 3 loss) and Derbyshire finished at the 3rd place in the north group with 16 points(7 wins 5 losses). Although Gloucestershire struggled in the early stage of the tournament, they came back at the back end with some huge wins over some of the strong sides of the tournament. It would be interesting to see how Gloucestershire fair against Derbyshire who has been consistent throughout the tournament. Here is the Gloucestershire vs Derbyshire Dream 11 Predictions.
Gloucestershire will take on Derbyshire in a quarter-final match at the County Ground in Bristol on September 7th. The match is scheduled at 6 PM GMT.
Gloucestershire has been one of the best teams in the whole tournament. Although they struggled to get on the winning track at the beginning of the tournament, with 6 wins in the last 8 matches Gloucestershire ened at 2nd position in the south group. hence it’s safe to say that the momentum is with Gloucestershire going into the quarter-finals. David Payne and Andrew Tye have been the stars of the Gloucestershire’s bowling attack. The batting department will expect the in-form Michael Klinger and Miles Hammond to shine once again.
Ravi Rampaul has been the start of Derbyshire’s bowling attack with the most number of wickets(18 wickets) in the tournament. In the top order, Wayne Madsen and Billy Godleman have been giving good foundations for the lower end batsmen. While Billy Godleman has scored 419 runs, Wayne Madsen has scored 400 runs.
Injury and Availability News:
There are no injury updates from both sides.
Weather and Pitch Report:
It will be an excellent day for a good game of cricket as there has been no forecast of rain. Fans can expect a full uninterrupted match as it will be a sunny day in Bristol today. The pitch will be favorable to batsmen and it will provide some assistance to the spinners as well.
Predicted Playing XI:
Miles Hammond, Michael Klinger (C), James Bracey (WK), Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor, Andrew Tye, Tom Smith, Chris Liddle, Graeme van Buuren, David Payne.
Luis Reece, Billy Godleman (C), Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Matthew Critchley, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Daryn Smit (WK), Logan van Beek, Anuj Dal, Ravi Rampaul.
Gloucestershire vs Derbyshire Dream 11 Predictions:
Batters: W Madsen, B Godleman, M Hammond, M Klinger
All-rounders: L Reece, M Critchley, R Higgins
Bowlers: F Hudson-Prentice, R Rampaul, A Tye
Wicketkeeper: J Bracey
Captain & Vice-captain: W Madsen, L Reece