(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
The 31st match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire in County Ground, Northampton on the 1st of June.
Northamptonshire has incurred a mixed start in the tournament with the team winning, losing, and tie1 match out of their 3 matches. In their last match, there was no result due to rain against Nottinghamshire. The team has looked good but will want to perform above their weight and acquire more points in the upcoming fixture.
Leicestershire has played 3 matches till now and has won only one of them while losing 2. After incurring losses in their first 2 matches, they won their previous match by 31 runs against Yorkshire. Their bowling has been more impressive than the batting and if they want to continue the winning momentum, they would want their batting unit to perform better.
The upcoming fixture will be an exciting one.
Northamptonshire Squad: Chris Lynn, Ben Curran, Joshua Cobb (c), Rob Keogh, Saif Zaib, Lewis McManus (wk), Tom Taylor, Graeme White, Matthew Kelly, Ben Sanderson, Freddie Heldreich, James Sales, Alex Russell, Brandon Glover
Leicestershire Squad: Scott Steel, Hamish Rutherford, Arron Lilley, Lewis Hill (wk), Colin Ackermann (c), Rishi Patel, Ben Mike, Rehan Ahmed, Roman Walker, Callum Parkinson, Naveen-ul-Haq, Gavin Griffiths, Will Davis, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Louis Kimber
Total Matches: 18
Northamptonshire Won: 8
Leicestershire Won: 6
No Result: 4
H2H Record at County Ground:
Total Matches: 9
Northamptonshire Won: 5
Leicestershire Won: 3
No Result: 1
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 10°C and humidity will be 68%. The speed of the wind will be around 6 km/h and the sky will be clear.
The surface at the County Ground is a good batting surface. The seamers get help upfront 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:- Northamptonshire will win