The North Group match of the T20 Blast 2020 is all set to be played between Yorkshire and Lancashire at Headingley, Leeds. This match is scheduled to start at 06:30 PM Local Time (11:00 PM IST). The match can be viewed on Fancode.
The North Group match of the ongoing T20 Blast will be played between Yorkshire and Lancashire on Monday night. Both the sides lost their respective previous match and will be keen on returning to the winning ways. Lancashire are currently at the second place in their group with three wins in six matches.
Yorkshire, on the other hand, have won only a couple of matches in their six outings. However, they have been unlucky with two of their matches getting washed out due to rain. This is a crucial game and Yorkshire will be hoping for the heavens to stay away and give them an opportunity to take two points.
In the three matches played at the venue, the pitch has been a belter to bat on. However, the spinners come into play in the second half of the game as it gets slower.
Average 1st Innings Score: 192 (In 3 completed matches this season)
Record of Chasing Teams: Won – 0, Lost – 3, Tie – 0
Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Willey (c), Harry Brook, Will Fraine, Jonathan Tattersall (wk), Jordan Thompson, Mathew Fisher, Ben Coad, Josh Poysden, Jack Shutt.
Bench: Mathew Pillans, George Hill.
Alex Davies (wk), Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), Josh Bohannon, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood, Tom Bailey, Matthew Parkinson.
Bench: Liam Hurt, Rob Jones, Stephen Parry.
Adam Lyth has been in excellent touch in the T20 Blast scoring 205 runs at an average of 51.25 in four outings with the bat while opening the innings. He has also been extremely economical with the ball.
David Willey seems to be hurting after getting dropped from England team once again. He has continued to perform well in the T20 Blast picking five wickets in only two matches and will be keen on making an impact again.
Tom Bailey is one of the best bowlers of the tournament so far. He has picked up 10 wickets so far at an economy rate of 6.4.
Both the teams, more or less, are in a similar position at the moment and this is a crucial game for them. Yorkshire have some world class players in their line-up and they will definitely step up with a place in the quarter-finals at stake.
Our Prediction: Yorkshire are expected to win this match.
Best Bet:David Willey to be home team top bowler @3.75 at 10Cric - 9 Units
Value Bet: Yorkshire @1.83 to win at comeon! – 12 Units