T20 Blast 2024: Durham vs Lancashire Match Preview

The T20 Blast 2024 North Group action will continue in Chester-Le-Street as it will be the Durham County Cricket Club who will take on the Lancashire Lightning on Sunday, June 16 at the Riverside Ground in Chester-Le-Street. The hosts Durham currently sits at 7th place while their opponents are at the top of the group.

Durham Preview

Durham saw their match vs the Nottinghamshire being washed out due to rain. They have now played 6 matches in the competition, out of which they have 2 matches while they lost 3 matches. As a result, they are currently placed at 7th position in the points table with 5 points from 6 matches.

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

Predicted XI: Alex Lees (c), Graham Clark, Oliver Robinson (wk), David Bedingham, Ashton Turner, Ben Raine, Jonathan Bushnell, Nathan Sowter, Paul Coughlin, Matthew Potts, Callum Parkinson

Lancashire Preview

Lancashire Lightning continue their blazing form in the T20 Blast 2024. They sit at the top of the North Group with 10 points from 5 wins out of the 6 matches they have played this season. They beat Leicestershire in their most recent match on June 14.

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

Predicted XI: Luke Wells, Keaton Jennings (c), Josh Bohannon, Tom Bruce, Matthew Hurst (wk), Steven Croft, Chris Green, George Balderson, Luke Wood, Jack Blatherwick, Saqib Mahmood

Durham vs Lancashire Pitch Report

The Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street will host the match on Sunday on June 16. The pitch here provides a fairly competitive surface, with a first innings average score of only 148, indicating that batters will need to perform at their best. Historically, teams batting first have a slight edge, winning 45% of the time compared to 44% for teams bowling first.

Durham vs Lancashire Weather Report

On matchday on Sunday, the first half of the day will mostly remain partly cloudy. But it is during the afternoon when the heaven’s gate is likely to open with continuous rainfall till late night. The temperature will be 18°C at high and 11°C at low. There will be moderate wind speed at 21 KMPH with the probability of precipitation at 5%.

Durham vs Lancashire Live Streaming Details

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

Durham vs Lancashire Head-to-Head

In the head-to-head battle between these two teams, it is the Lancashire who have a slight edge over their opponents. Out of the last 10 matches, Lancashire have won 5 times while Durham have won 4 times.

Durham vs Lancashire Key Players

David Bedingham, the South African wicketkeeper batter has been in great form in the T20 Blast 2024, scoring 111 runs in 3 innings at an average of 37.00 and strike rate of 170.77.

Ben Raine is the leading wicket-taker for the Durham side with 9 wickets in 5 matches for the 32-years-old Durham player.

Luke Wells has been in outrageous form in the T20 Blast 2024 and is very much showing class with 195 runs at a fairly consistency. He has an average of 39.00 and strike rate of 166.67. Interestingly, he has also taken 9 wickets.

Chris Green, the Australian spin bowler is the joint leading wicket-taker for Lancashire with Luke Wells. The spin bowler has also taken 9 wickets in 6 matches.

Durham vs Lancashire Match Winner Prediction

Lancashire will go into this match as the favorite no doubt. They have been in great run of form in the season so far, having not lost the last 4 matches. They have 1.70 odds chances of winning while Durham’s odds in 2.10.

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