Tonight, we have Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire on the show in ongoing T20 Blast 2020. It is a clash between the toppers and bottom-placed team of the points table in North Group. They both had contrasting journeys in the season so far and this is going to be a dead rubber, with no impact on the points table.
Nottinghamshire has been exceptional in the tournament like they always do. They have won five games out of seven matches and involved in two washout games. They are yet to lose a single game in the season so far. On the other hand, Derbyshire has won 1 game out 8 matches, in which, five were lost and the other two were no-result games.
T20 Blast 2020: Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Match Details
In the T20 Blast 2020 North Group, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will face each other at Trentbridge, Nottingham on Thursday evening. This match will begin at 17:00 local time (22:30 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Pitch Report
Well, a high-scoring thriller is on the cards with both teams having batsmen to make thing fall in place. The pitch is expected to be batting friendly, with fast bowlers expected to have a tough time. However, spinners will come into play, as the game progresses.
T20 Blast 2020: Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Full Squads
Nottinghamshire – Chris Nash, Alex Hales, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Tom Moores (wk), Daniel Christian (c), Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Imad Wasim, Luke Fletcher, Jake Ball, Carter, Chappell, Barber, Trego
Derbyshire: Luis Reece, Billy Godleman(c), Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matthew Critchley, Alex Hughes, Anuj Dal, Matt McKiernan, Harvey Hosein(w), Edward Barnes, Samuel Conners, Thomas Wood, Dustin Melton, Michael Cohen
T20 Blast 2020: Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Predicted XI
Nottinghamshire – Chris Nash, Alex Hales, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Tom Moores (wk), Daniel Christian (c), Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Imad Wasim, M Carter, Jake Ball
Derbyshire – Billy Godleman (c), Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Matthew Critchley, Anuj Dal, Guest (wk), Matt McKiernan, Michael Cohen, Dustin Melton
T20 Blast 2020: Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire – Fantasy Tips
They had a tough season so far in the tournament. Luis Reece, Godleman are their senior pros while Madsen needs to perform well to make things happen. Further, Critchley will help in the middle-order while Melton is the solo bowler performing well. Off late, Du Plooy has been doing well alongside Hughes.
As usual, the team will rely on Alex Hales and Joe Clarke alongside Ben Duckett and the experienced Chris Nash. Further, the all-rounders Christian, Mullaney and Samit Patel will play a major role. They are very strong on paper and also playing this game in home conditions.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Joe Clarke, Hales
Vice-captain – Madsen, Luis Reece