T20 Blast 2024: Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Match Preview

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) is set to host Durham County Cricket Club in an exciting clash in the North Group of the T20 Blast 2024. Last night, while Durham picked-up a win over Leicestershire, Warwickshire lost to Lancashire. As a result, Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) is currently placed 4th in the North Group while Durham finds itself at 8th position.

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Preview

After starting the tournament with two back-to-back wins, Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) suffered a defeat in their 3rd match of the season against Lancashire. Batting first, Lancashire scored 176 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Chasing the total, Warwickshire could only score 168 runs for the loss of 6 wickets and lost the match by 8 wickets. Sam Hain was the standout batter for Warwickshire.

Last 5 Matches: W, L, W, W, L

Predicted XI: Alex Davies (C, WK), Robert Yates, Chris Benjamin, Sam Hain, Dan Mousley, Jacob Bethell, George Garton, Hasan Ali, Danny Briggs, Jake Lintott, Richard Gleeson

Durham Preview

Durham County Cricket Club on the other hand, finally managed a win after losing the first two matches of the season. Durham beat Leicestershire in their 3rd match of the season. Batting first, Leicestershire scored 176 runs for the loss of 7 wickets, but Durham chased the target in the last over with major contributions from Alex Lees and David Bedingham.

Last 5 Matches: NR, L, L, L, W

Predicted XI: Graham Clark, Alex Lees (C), David Bedingham, Ashton Turner, Oliver Robinson (WK), Haydon Mustard, Ben Raine, Nathan Sowter, Matthew Potts, Paul Couglin, Callum Parkinson

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Pitch Report

The Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham will offer a fair competition between the bat and ball. The average first inning score here is 156, that is 138 in the 2nd inning. Teams that have bat first here have won 49% of the matches of the matches while teams bowling first here have won 44% of the matches. Pace bowling will get a lot more assist compare to spin bowling, as is in all grounds in England.

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Weather Report

As per latest weather update, low clouds is expected on the morning of the matchday but Sun will start to peek through by the afternoon. There is only 25% chances of precipitation with wind speed of 19 KM/H towards North-West.

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Match Conditions

  • Match Time (Local): 15:00 P.M
  • Match Time (IST): 7:30 P.M
  • Venue: Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Live Streaming Details

  • TV: Sony Sports Network (India), Sky Sports (UK)
  • Digital: Sony LIV App, Warwickshire YouTube channel

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Head-to-Head

The head-to-head battle between the two teams, Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) and Durham have been dominated by the Birmingham Bears. The side from Warwickshire have won 7 out of the last 10 matches while Durham have only won 3 matches.

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Top Players

Sam Hain is going to be a player to watch out for in the match for Warwickshire. The 28-years-old has been consistent in the T20 Blast 2024. Hain has scored 102 runs in 3 matches with an average of 51.

Hasan Ali, the Pakistan pacer will be the one to watch out for with the ball for Warwickshire. Hasan Ali has been in terrific form after not included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad. He has taken 8 wickets in 3 matches for the Birmingham Bears.

Alex Lees has been in great touch in the T20 Blast 2024 season so far. The 31-years-old left-hand batter has scored 89 runs in 3 matches at an average of 44.50.

Nathan Sowter was in great touch for Durham in their win against Leicestershire. Sowter took 3 wickets in the match and will be to continue his form with the ball.

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) vs Durham Match Winner Prediction

Warwickshire comes into the match on the back of a defeat whereas Durham won their last match, however, due to Warwickshire’s dominance over Durham, Stake.com favours Warwickshire with 1.55 odds to win the match. Durham’s odds stand at 2.40. So, bet on Warwickshire (Birmingham Bears) to win the match.

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