(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
Match Preview: (By Vishnu)
The 61st match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Northamptonshire and Worcestershire in County Ground Northampton on 9th June.
Northamptonshire has started well this season. They have played 7 matches till now and have won 4 of them while they have lost 2 matches and one match was washed out. In their last outing, they won against Derbyshire by 5 wickets. Their strength has been their bowling and it has allowed their batsmen to not do much. They will be looking to continue their winning done and register another win.
Worcestershire has started really poor this season. They have played 6 matches till now and have managed to win only 1 game while they have lost all their remaining matches. In their last outing, they lost against Leicestershire by 26 runs. Nothing has worked for them, neither their batting nor their bowling, and they will want to give their 100% and win games.
Northamptonshire Squad: Chris Lynn, Ben Curran, Joshua Cobb (c), Saif Zaib, James Neesham, Rob Keogh, Lewis McManus (wk), Tom Taylor, Graeme White, Ben Sanderson, Freddie Heldreich, James Sales, Alex Russell, Brandon Glover, Matthew Kelly, and Nathan Buck
Worcestershire Squad: Brett D’Oliveira, Ed Pollock, Moeen Ali (c), Colin Munro, Jack Haynes, Ben Cox (wk), Ed Barnard, Dwayne Bravo, Josh Baker, Dillon Pennington, Patrick Brown, Gareth Roderick, Jake Libby, Matthew Waite, Adam Finch, Taylor Cornall and Charlie Morris
Total Matches: 36
Northamptonshire Won: 14
Worcestershire Won: 17
No Result: 5
H2H Record at County Ground Northampton:
Total Matches: 16
Northamptonshire Won: 7
Worcestershire Won: 7
No Result: 2
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 16°C and humidity will be 67%. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h and the will be full of clouds.
The surface at the County Ground is a good batting surface. The seamers get help up front but in the death overs due to due, it is easy for the hard hitters to express themselves. The average first innings score is around 175 runs and the team batting first wins almost 60% of the matches. The captain winning the toss may choose to have a bat first.
Match: Worcestershire will win