LAN vs LEI: Leicestershire will get their T20 Blast campaign underway as Lancashire welcome at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.
Leicestershire is by far the most successful side in the history of the competition with three titles to their name. They’d be looking to continue their dominance after their disappointing loss against Nottinghamshire in last year’s quarter-final. Skipper Colin Ackermann will join forces with overseas stars Josh Inglis and Naveen-ul-Haq who will play a pivotal role in the outcome of their season opener.
After being knocked out in the semi-final last season by Nottinghamshire, Lancashire is walking into this match after defeating Derbyshire in their season opener. Thanks to Liam Livingstone’s unbeaten 94. He, along with Finn Allen, Dane Villas, Alex Davies and Jos Buttler form the team’s top order.
Match: Lancashire vs Leicestershire
Date & Time: 10th June 2021, 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
LAN vs LEI Head-to-Head
The two teams have met on 31 occasions with Lancashire winning 18 matches and Leicestershire winning 9. Two games ended in a tie and with no result.
The average first innings score is 150. It’s a batting-friendly wicket as the venue has witnessed some high scoring matches in its previous course. There’s a little something in it for the bowlers but batsmen would take charge in this match.
There’s a slight possibility of showers on matchday.
LAN vs LEI Predicted Playing XI
Dane Vilas(C), Jos Buttler(WK), Liam Livingstone, Finn Allen, Alex Davies, Steven Croft, Luke Wood, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Richard Gleeson, Matthew Parkinson
Colin Ackermann(C), Josh Inglis(WK), Sam Evans, Arron Lilley, Lewis Hill, Harry Dearden, Scott Steel, Naveen-ul-Haq, Will Davis, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths
LAN vs LEI Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Jos Buttler, Josh Inglis
Batsmen: Finn Allen, Sam Evans, Steven Croft
All-rounders: Liam Livingstone (captain), Colin Ackermann (vice-captain), Arron Lilley
Bowlers: Matthew Parkinson, Naveen-ul-Haq, Will Davis