T20 Blast 2024: Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Match Preview

The T20 Blast 2024 continues on June 9 and North Group is set to throw at us an exciting affair between Yorkshire and Derbyshire. The 3rd and 5th placed team will face off against each other at the Headingley Stadium in Leeds as both the teams will be looking to move towards the top of the table.

Yorkshire Preview

Yorkshire currently sits in 3rd place in the North Group of the competition, boasting a record of 2 wins and 1 loss from their 3 matches. Their most recent victory was against Northamptonshire, where they secured a win by 29 runs. This strong performance has contributed to their favorable position in the group standings.

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

Predicted XI: Joe Root, Dawid Malan, Shan Masood (C), James Wharton, Donovan Ferreira (WK), Jordan Thompson, Matthew Revis, Dominic Bess, Jafer Chohan, Dominic Leach, Daniel Moriarty

Derbyshire Preview

Derbyshire is currently in 5th place in the North Group of the T20 Blast 2024, with 4 points from 2 wins and 2 losses in their 4 matches. Their latest match saw them achieve a significant victory over Nottinghamshire, winning by 96 runs. This win has helped them maintain a mid-table position in the group standings.

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

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

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Pitch Report

Headingley Stadium in Leeds offers a balanced pitch, with an average first innings score of 164 in T20 matches. Teams batting first have a winning percentage of 53%, while those bowling first have a win rate of 35%. The pitch tends to favor pace bowlers, who have taken 71 wickets compared to 33 wickets by spinners in the last 10 matches.

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Weather Report

The weather forecast for Headingley, Leeds on June 9, 2024, indicates a mix of conditions throughout the day. The temperature will range from 9°C to 13°C, feeling slightly cooler due to wind speeds of 10-16 mph. The morning is expected to start clear but become overcast by midday, with a 20-40% chance of light showers in the afternoon and evening.

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Live Streaming Details

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

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Head-to-Head

In their last 10 head-to-head encounters in the T20 Blast, Derbyshire has won 6 matches, while Yorkshire has claimed victory in 4 matches. This competitive record highlights the closely matched nature of the two teams in recent years.

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Top Players

27-years-old right-hand wicketkeeper batter Brooke Guest has been the outstanding batter for Derbyshire in the tournament. He has scored 97 runs in 4 innings with an average of 48.50 and strike rate of 127.63.

Patrick Brown is the top wicket-taker for Derbyshire. The right-arm fast medium pacer has taken 10 wickets in 4 appearances.

Dominic Bess, the 26-years-old off spin bowler has been the highest wicket-taker for Yorkshire in the tournament so far. The Englishman has taken 5 wickets in 3 innings.

Shan Masood, the Pakistani left-hand batter has been in fine form for Yorkshire. The Yorkshire captain has scored 88 runs in 3 innings at an average of 44 and strike rate of 154.39.

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire Match Winner Prediction

This is going to be a great contest between the two teams who vying to keep on their forward progress. However, Yorkshire go into the match as the favourite having a better squad and more settled team, which is why Stake.com favours Yorkshire with 1.65 odds to win the match over Derbyshire’s 2.25 odds.

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