Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Lancashire Lightning vs Durham Cricket
The next North group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Lancashire Lightning and Durham Cricket at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.
Already a certainty for the quarter-finals, Lancashire Lightning are placed at the 2nd spot in the North group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 12 points from 8 matches after 5 wins and 1 loss.
Keaton Jennings has been the top run-scorer for Lancashire Lightning with 219 runs from 5 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 73 and a strike rate of 136, with the best of 108. Alex Davies has also scored 208 runs at 34.
Tom Bailey has been their leading bowler with 10 wickets from 6 matches. He has bowled at an average of 11 and an economy of 6.93, with the best of 5/17. Matthew Parkinson has also bagged 8 scalps from 7 games.
They will be up against Durham Cricket who are placed at the second place in the North leaderboard with 7 points after 8 matches. The team has won 3 and lost 4 games.
Alex Lees has scored the most runs for the side with 270 runs from 8 matches at an average of 45 and a strike rate of 125. He has the best of 77*. Graham Clark is next with 248 runs from 8 matches.
Among the bowlers, Paul Coughlin has picked up 10 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 27 and an economy of 10.00, with the best of 3/22.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Durham - Alex Lees, Scott Steel, Graham Clark, David Bedingham, Stuart Poynter (wk), Brydon Carse, Paul Coughlin, Liam Trevaskis, Mark Wood, Matty Potts, Nathan Rimmington (c), Sean Dickson, Ned Eckersley, Ben Raine
Lancashire - Keaton Jennings, Alex Davies (wk), Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Liam Hurt, Matthew Parkinson, Stephen Parry, Toby Lester, George Lavelle
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Lancashire
Who will win? – Lancashire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Alex Davies (Lancashire), Alex Lees (Durham)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire), Paul Coughlin (Durham)
Most Sixes – Alex Davies (Lancashire), Alex Lees (Durham)
Man of the Match – Alex Davies
Team Scores Batting first – Lancashire 180+, Durham 160+
Match Handicap Lancashire
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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