Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Durham vs Yorkshire Vikings - June 11
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Durham and Yorkshire Vikings will be played at Emirates Riverside.
Durham will be coached by James Franklin this year. The team finished Fourth (North Group) in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
Alex Lees (365 @ 52.14) was the top run scorer for Durham in 2020 while Matty Potts (13 @ 18.07), Paul Coughlin (13 @ 16.23) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Cameron Bancroft (Australia – whole tournament), David Bedingham (South Africa – whole tournament) are their overseas players.
Cameron Bancroft is the player to watch out for Durham. Durham’s batting beyond the powerplay has been an issue for two seasons. Bancroft should be able to use his expansive strokeplay to maintain the pace of the innings.
Yorkshire Vikings are placed at the 2nd spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with a win from their first match of the league. The team has 2 points.
Jonny Bairstow is the top run-scorer for Yorkshire Vikings with 34 runs at a strike rate of 154. He has struck one four and 3 sixes. Tom Kohler-Cadmore has also made 31 runs at a strike rate of 106.
Jordan Thompson has been the best bowler for Yorkshire Vikings and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 7 and an economy rate of 5.75.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Durham - Scott Borthwick (c), Alex Lees, Graham Clark, Jack Burnham, Michael Jones, Sean Dickson, Will Young, Alex Thomson, Ben Raine, Ben Stokes, Cameron Steel, Matt Salisbury, Paul Coughlin, Cameron Bancroft, David Bedingham, Stuart Poynter (wk), Brydon Carse, Liam Trevaskis, Matty Potts, Ned Eckersley, Chris Rushworth, Jack Campbell, Oliver Gibson
Yorkshire Vikings - David Willey (c), Steve Patterson, Adam Lyth, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Harry Brook, Will Fraine, Jonathan Tattersall, Jordan Thompson, Matthew Fisher, Josh Sullivan, Jack Shutt, Duanne Olivier, Dominic Leech, Ben Coad, Adil Rashid, Harry Duke, Ben Birkhead, George Hill, Mathew Pillans, Josh Poysden, Dawid Malan, Gary Ballance, James Wharton, Matthew Revis, Tom Loten, Matthew Waite, Lockie Ferguson
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Yorkshire Vikings
Who will win? – Yorkshire Vikings
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire Vikings), Cameron Bancroft (Durham)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jordan Thompson (Yorkshire Vikings), Paul Coughlin (Durham)
Most Sixes – Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire Vikings), Cameron Bancroft (Durham)
Man of the Match – Jonny Bairstow
Team Scores Batting first – Yorkshire Vikings 190+, Durham 180+
Match Handicap Yorkshire Vikings
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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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