(Match Preview, Squad, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report & Match Prediction)

Match Preview :

      The 5th clash of Vitality T20 Blast & 3rd clash of North Group, Leicestershire will take on Durham at the Grace Road (Leicester) starting at 18:30 local time (11:00 PM IST) on Thursday, May 26th.

      These two teams met last year in T20 Blast-2021, Where Leicestershire defeated Durham by 8 wickets in a rain affected match. If we will talk about the last session, Leicestershire picked up 6 wins across their North Group fixtures and that was not sufficient to qualify for Super-8 and finished with the 6th spot on Point tables. On the other side, Durham picked up only 5 wins across their North Group fixtures and finished with 3rd spot from the bottom. Both teams will try to forget last season and will now look to start on a positive note and make it to the top eight this season.

      If will look at past record then Durham is a bit looking stronger than Leicestershire on the paper but Durham will miss the services of Mark Wood(injury issues), Alex Lees(National duty), and Ben Stokes(National duty), So both teams will try to start with victory in the opening match of them.

Leicestershire Squad:

      Rehan Ahmed, Will Davis, Gavin Griffin, Lewis Hill (Wk), Louis Kimber, Aron Lilley, Rishi Patel, Ben Mike, Colin Ackermann(C), Callum Parkinson, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hamish Rutherford, Scott Steel & Roman Walker

Durham Squad:

      David Bedingham, Scott Borthwick, Jonathan Bushnell, Brydon Carse, Graham Clark, Paul Coughlin, Ned Eckersley, Oliver Gibson, Michael Jones, Stanley Mcalindon, Ben Raine, Ollie Robinson (Wk), Liam Trevaskis, Ashton Turner (C)

H2H Record :

Total Matches: 36
Leicestershire Won: 14
Durham Won: 18
No Result: 4

H2H Record at Grace Road Stadium :

Total Matches: 17
Leicestershire Won: 6
Durham Won: 7
No Result: 4

Weather Report :

      According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 16-18 °C. The speed of the wind will be around 30 km/h and the sky will be partly cloudy.

Pitch Report :

      If we will look at pitch conditions then The pitch at Grace Road supports both (Batsman & Bowler). The batsman will need to be careful in the early period of their innings as the bowlers will get lateral movement off the surface. Once set, the batsman can hit through the line.

Match Prediction :

Toss Prediction: Leicestershire has more chance to win ✅

Match Prediction: Durham has more chance to win ✅

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