Match Preview : (By-Anuj)
Yorkshire Vs Lancashire:
Welcome to today’s match prediction & preview of the first Semi-Final of Vitality T20 Blast, which will be played between Yorkshire Vs Lancashire in the Edgbaston, Birmingham on July 16. The two teams last met each other in a league match of the current season, where Lancashire won by 4 runs.
Yorkshire is coming with defeat to Surrey in a very close contest in Quarter Final match. Jordan Thompson defended 5 runs in the last over. The team will be missed the service of David Willey, Harry Brook, Joe Root, and Jonny Bairstow due to national duty. It’s not easy to go to the Final because of the unavailability of some key players.
On the other side, Lancashire is coming with defeat to Essex by 7 wickets. Some big faces won’t be available in Lancashire too because of national duties; like Jos Buttler & Liam Livingston. Matt Parkinson, Philip Salt & Richard Gleeson will be joining to Lancashire team because England Board released them for county matches.
Yorkshire: Dawid Malan (c), Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (wk), Dominic Drakes, Will Fraine, Shadab Khan, Jordan Thompson, Jonathan Tattersall, George Hill, Matthew Revis, Dominic Bess
Lancashire: Philip Salt (wk), Keaton Jennings, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), Tim David, Luke Wells, Matt Parkinson, Danny Lamb, Luke Wood, Tom Hartley, Richard Gleeson
H2H Record :
Total Matches: 38
No Result: 4
Weather Report :
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 18°C and humidity will be 61%. The speed of the wind will be around 5 km/h and the sky will be clear.
Pitch Report :
The surface at Edgbaston helps the pacers early on, after the game progresses batsmen and spinners are more effective during the middle of the match. Teams winning the toss will like to bowl first to make full use of the early movements and restrict the opponents to a below the par score.
Lancashire will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.