After a lot of turmoil in the middle, Lancashire and Nottinghamshire has made it to the semifinals of T20 Blast 2020. Both teams might have brilliant squads to make things happen but the way they have carried the expectations of the crowd was phenomenal and will look to make even more eventful for their fans.
Nottinghamshire has been exceptional in the tournament like they always do. They have topped the table in the league stage and won quarter-final on the basis of count in a tied game. On the other hand, Lancashire is looking forward to making their campaign extra special with a victory on Saturday evening.
T20 Blast 2020: Semifinal – 2, Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire – Match Details
In the Semifinal 2 of T20 Blast 2020, Nottinghamshire and Lancashire will face each other at the Edgbaston, Birmingham on Saturday evening. This match will begin at 1:30 PM local time (19:00 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Semifinal – 2, Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire – Pitch Report
The pitch looked slow with some good assistance for the spinners in the last game. The batting second will become even tougher, as per the stats at this venue. Further, it the second game on the trot at this venue, which certainly makes things tough for the batsmen.
T20 Blast 2020: Semifinal – 2, Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire – 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
Lancashire – Keaton Jennings, Alex Davies (wk), Dane Vilas (c), Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey, Tom Hartley, Matthew Parkinson, Stephen Parry, Luke Wood, Croft, Hurt, Lester, Lavelle
T20 Blast 2020: Semifinal – 2, Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire – Predicted XI
Nottinghamshire – Chris Nash, Alex Hales, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Tom Moores (wk), Daniel Christian (c), Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Imad Wasim, Matthew Carter, Jake Ball
Lancashire – Alex Davies (wk), Liam Livingstone, Keaton Jennings, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Luke Wood, Tom Hartley, Saqib Mahmood, Matthew Parkinson
T20 Blast 2020: Semifinal – 2, Nottinghamshire vs Lancashire – Fantasy Tips
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.
They are boosted with the addition of Liam Livingstone, who has been splendid in the recent past for whichever side he played. Further, they have the likes of Alex Davies and Keaton, who can make things fall in place. In bowling, Saqib Mohammad and Parkinson will hold the key.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Liam Livingstone, S Croft, Clarke
Vice-captain – Alex Hales, Davies
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket: