T20 Blast 2024 Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Match Preview

Derbyshire will welcome the Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) at the County Ground in Derby in a T20 Blast 2024 North Group clash. Both the teams are still in the fight for a top of the table finish. Warwickshire is placed 3rd with 6 points while Derbyshire is 5th with 6 points also, both separated due to the Net Run Rate (NRR).

Derbyshire Preview

Derbyshire is still within the reach of overtaking the top of the table Lancashire. Derbyshire have played 6 matches in 2024 season so far and has won 3 matches with 3 defeats. They have 6 points to their name with their most recent outing was a win against Northamptonshire.

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

Predicted XI: David Lloyd, Aneurin Donald, Cam Fletcher, Wayne Madsen, Samit Patel (c), Brooke Guest (wk), Ross Whiteley, Zak Chappell, Mitchell Wagstaff, Patrick Brown, Daryn Dupavillon

Warwickshire Preview

Warwickshire, also known as Birmingham Bears, is more close to the top of the table. They have a match in hand over Lancashire and Derbyshire. They have 6 points from 5 matches with 3 wins and 2 defeats in the campaign till now. They won the first two matches but lost the next two before returning to winning ways on 14th June vs Yorkshire.

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

Predicted XI: Alex Davies (c & wk), Robert Yates, Sam Hain, Dan Mousley, Jacob Bethell, Chris Woakes, Jake Lintott, Danny Briggs, Chris Benjamin, Richard Gleeson, Hasan Ali

Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Pitch Report

The County Ground in Derby, the venue for this match, like many in England, offers a balanced pitch with no particular advantage for any specific department. The average first innings score here is 166, while the second innings average is 153. A team batting first can set a competitive total and potentially defend it successfully.

Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Weather Report

Other than early morning light showers, it is expected to be fairly clear sky for the match on Sunday, June 16 in Derby. The temperature at high will be 19°C and low will be 9°C with light wind at 18 KMPH. The probability of precipitation is just 5-10%.

Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Live Streaming Details

  • TV: Sony Sports (India), Sky Sports (UK)
    Digital: Sony LIV, Derbyshire YouTube channel

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

In the last 10 outing between these two teams, both the teams have won 5 matches each in the head-to-head battle.

Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Key Players

Aneurin Donald, has been in exceptional form in the last two matches for the Derbyshire. He scored 84 (41) and 68 (26) in the last two matches of the 3 matches he has played this season so far.

Patrick Brown is the leading wicket-taker for the Derbyshire in the T20 Blast 2024 season so far. He has taken 11 wickets in 6 matches.

Sam Hain will have to deliver again for his side Birmingham Bears like he has been doing this season. He has scored 165 runs in 5 matches at an average of 55.00 and strike rate of 120.44.

Hasan Ali, the Pakistan pacer will have to be at his best with the ball for the Birmingham Bears. He has taken 10 wickets in 5 outing in the Vitality Blast 2024 season so far.

Derbyshire vs Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) Match Winner Prediction

Birmingham Bears (Warwickshire) is the favorite going into the match in Derby against the hosts. With 1.65 odds, Warwickshire is expected to win. Derbyshire’s odds of winning the match is 2.25.

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