Vitality T20 Blast 2019: Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire Dream 11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips
Nottinghamshire lie third in the North Group’s points table, a point behind second placed Worcestershire. Leicestershire, on the other hand, lie in 7th, but in with a shout of the top 4. A win for the former, could see them move up into 2nd place in the Vitality T20 Blast standings. Meanwhile, if Leicester grab a win, they could catapult up from 7th of 3rd ahead of Nottinghamshire. In short this battle is for position and a chance to qualify for the next stage.
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The Vitality T20 Blast match between Leicestershire and Nottingham is scheduled to take place on August 23 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Nottinghamshire will undoubtedly be gutted at the fact that Luke Wood will be leaving at the end of the season. Wood went on loan to Northamptonshire earlier this season but came back to feature in the Vitality T20 Blast.
Predicted Playing XI
Mark Cosgrove, Chris Wright, Lewis Hill (wk), Colin Ackermann (c), Dieter Klein, Harry Dearden, Neil Dexter, Gavin Griffiths, Arron Lilley, Callum Parkinson, Ben Mike
Leicestershire have had an up and down season, with rain often playing spoilsport. So far in the Vitality T20 Blast, the weather has been very fickle and at time, it has worked in favour of some, or done the opposite
Predicted Playing XI
Samit Patel, Daniel Christian (c), Harry Gurney, Joe Clarke, Jake Libby, Imad Wasim, Matthew Carter, Tom Moores (wk), Alex Hales, Jake Ball, Ben Duckett
Injury and Availability News:
The good news is, every player are fighting fit and will be raring to go out on the pitch.
Weather and pitch report
The Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire match is set to take place at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. There is a 74% humidity and mostly cloudy weather at the pitch. Given the high moisture in the air, there are chances that there could be yet another washout, much to everyone’s annoyance.
In the last five meetings between the two teams, Leicestershire have won three times, while Nottinghamshire won once and had another match abandoned.
Dream XI Prediction Team:
Wicketkeeper: Joe Clarke
Batsmen: Alex Hales, Ben Duckett, Mark Cosgrove, Harry Dearden
Allrounders: Colin Ackermann, Daniel Christian, Imad Wasim
Bowlers: Harry Gurney, Arron Lilley, Dieter Klein