T20 Blast 2024: Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Match Preview

The North Group in the T20 Blast 2024 will see an exciting clash between bottom of the table Nottinghamshire and Lancashire, who are at the top of the group. The match will be played on June 9 at the Trent Bridge Stadium in Nottingham.

Nottinghamshire Preview

Nottinghamshire, currently occupying the bottom place in the North Group of T20 Blast 2024, has faced a challenging start, losing all four matches. Their recent defeat against Derbyshire by 96 runs highlights their struggle in the tournament.

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

Predicted XI: Joe Clarke (C), Alex Hales, Jack Haynes, Will Young, Tom Moores (WK), Matthew Montgomery, Lyndon James, Calvin Harrison, Olly Stone, Dillon Pennington, Ben Lister

Lancashire Lightning Preview

Lancashire Lightning shines at the summit of the North Group points table in T20 Blast 2024, boasting three wins and just one loss in four matches. Their recent victory over Warwickshire by 8 runs solidifies their position as a formidable force in the tournament.

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

Predicted XI: Josh Bohannon, Luke Wells, Keaton Jennings (C), Tom Bruce, Matthew Hurst (WK), Steve Croft, Chris Green, Luke Wood, Jack Blatherwick, Mitchell Stanley, Saqib Mahmood

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Pitch Report

At Trent Bridge, Nottingham, the average first innings score stands at 167. Historically, teams batting first have won 53% of matches, while bowling first team have seen victories in 40% matches. Over the last ten matches, pacers have accounted for 70 wickets, closely followed by spinners who have taken 69 wickets, indicating a balanced performance by both bowling styles on this pitch.

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Weather Report

According to AccuWeather, the temperature on matchday in Nottingham will be between 12-16 celcius. It is likely to be breezy in the morning otherwise mostly cloudy. The wind speed will be West bound at 12 KMPH. The probability of precipitation is 25%.

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Live Streaming Details

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

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Head-to-Head

In the last 10 matches between Nottinghamshire and Lancashire, Nottinghamshire emerged victorious in 6 encounters, while Lancashire secured 4 wins, showcasing a competitive head-to-head record between the two and there is nothing likely to be less than that when both teams faces off on June 9.

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Top Players

Luke Wells has been in scintillating form in the T20 Blast 2024. He has been given the opportunity to open the inning in the absence of senior pros and he has scored 154 runs in 4 innings at an average of 51.33 and strike rate 167.39. He has also taken 6 wickets.

Chris Green, the Australian spinner is the 2nd best bowler for Lancashire in the T20 Blast 2024 so far, joint with Luke Wells. Green has taken 6 wickets in 4 matches.

Olly Stone is the current highest wicket-taker for Nottinghamshire. The 30-years-old has picked-up 8 wickets in 4 innings, although he went wicket-less in the first match.

Joe Clarke, the prolific 28-years-old opening batter has scored most runs for Nottinghamshire in the tournament. Clarke has scored 85 runs in 4 innings at an average of 21.25 and strike rate of 151.79.

Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire Lightning Match Winner Prediction

This match is certainly going to be a tough match for both the teams. While Nottinghamshire have not been in good form, Lancashire come into this with back-to-back win, however, due to the head-to-head record, Stake.com favours 1.65 win for Nottinghamshire to Lancashire’s 2.20 odds.

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