LEI vs DER: Leicestershire will host the upcoming North Group T20 Blast fixture against Derbyshire at Grace Road, Leicester.
Both teams played their opening games against Lancashire and faced defeats. Finn Allen’s 51-ball 73 put Lancashire in a commendable position at 172/8. Gavin Griffiths was the pick of the bowlers for Leicestershire with 4/24.
While Chasing, Scott Steel’s unbeaten fifty alongside contributions from Rishi Patel and Josh Inglis couldn’t see them through as Leicestershire lost the game by 16 runs.
Derbyshire on the other hand were playing the season opener against Lancashire. Luis Reece’s 32-balls 59 helped Derbyshire post a subpar total of 168. Matt Parkinson starred with the bowl grabbing 3/28. In reply, Liam Livingstone’s unbeaten 94 helped chase down the total by 6 wickets.
Both the teams would be looking forward to turning things around in their upcoming match.
Match: Leicestershire vs Derbyshire
Date & Time: 11th June 2021, 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Grace Road, Leicester
LEI vs DER Head-to-Head
Leicestershire are with 18 wins while Derbyshire have won 11 matches so far.
The new ball will play a crucial role in the context of the game. It’s a neutral wicket to compete on with something in it for both batsmen and bowlers. Batsmen have to be careful and patient while getting runs on the board. Anything around 160 will be a competitive total.
It is expected to be cloudy with mild humid conditions. The temperature will fluctuate between 18-23 degrees.
LEI vs DER Predicted Playing XI
Josh Inglis (WK), Colin Ackermann(C), Scott Steel, Arron Lilley, Rishi Patel, Lewis Hill, Callum Parkinson, Harry Dearden, Naveen-ul-Haq, Dieter Klein, Gavin Griffiths
Brooke Guest (WK), Billy Godleman (C), Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Leus du Plooy, Matt Critchley, Alex Hughes, Logan van Beek, Anuj Dal, Michael Cohen
LEI vs DER Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Josh Inglis
Batsmen: Scott Steel, Leus du Plooy, Wayne Madsen, Rishi Patel
All-rounders: Luis Reece (captain), Colin Ackermann (vice-captain), Fynn Hudson-Prentice
Bowlers: Naveen-ul-Haq, Gavin Griffiths, Logan van Beek