Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Lancashire Lightning vs Leicestershire Foxes - June 10
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Lancashire Lightning and Leicestershire Foxes will be played at Emirates Old Trafford.
Lancashire Lightning will be coached by Glen Chapple and led by Dane Vilas this year. The team finished as semi-finalists in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
Alex Davies (299 @ 29.9) was the top run scorer for Lancashire Lightning in 2020 while Matthew Parkinson (15 @ 20.66) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Dane Vilas (South Africa - whole tournament), Finn Allen (New Zealand - whole group stage, knockouts TBC) are their overseas players.
Matthew Parkinson is the player to watch out for Lancashire Lightning. The England leg-spinner is with 75 wickets in the last four Blast campaigns combined. He has been Lightning’s leading wicket taker in each of those anc loves bowling at difficult times, including at the death.
Leicestershire Foxes will be coached by Paul Nixon and led by Colin Ackermann this year. The team finished as Quarter-finalists in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
Aaron Lilley (278 @ 30.88) was the top run scorer for Leicestershire Foxes in 2020 while Gavin Griffiths (10 @ 18.00), Callum Parkinson (10 @ 21.00) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Naveen-ul-Haq (Afghanistan - whole tournament), Josh Inglis (Australia – whole tournament) are their overseas players.
Colin Ackermann is the player to watch out for Leicestershire Foxes. Leicestershire’s world-record holder - the only bowler to take seven wickets in a T20 innings - remains the county’s mainstay in all formats.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Lancashire Lightning - Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone, Luke Wells, Owais Shah, Danny Lamb, Shreyas Iyer, Alex Davies (wk), Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (C), Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Liam Hurt, Finn Allen, Jos Buttler, George Balderson, George Lavelle, Edwin Moulton, George Burrows, Jack Blatherwick, Jack Morley, James Anderson, Jackson Bird, Matt Parkinson, Richard Gleeson, Saqib Mahmood
Leicestershire Foxes - George Rhodes, Hassan Azad, Harry Dearden, Marcus Harris, Nick Welch, Rishi Patel, Sam Evans, Aaron Lilley, Ben Mike, Colin Ackermann (C), Scott Steel, Harry Swindells (wk), Lewis Hill, Sam Bates, Alex Evans, Callum Parkinson, Chris Wright, Dieter Klein, Ed Barnes, Gavin Griffiths, Nathan Bowley, Will Davis
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Lancashire
Who will win? – Lancashire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Alex Davies (Lancashire), Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire), Callum Parkinson (Leicestershire)
Most Sixes – Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire)
Man of the Match – Alex Davies
Team Scores Batting first – Lancashire 180+, Leicestershire 170+
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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