On Friday (4th September) evening, Durham Cricket will meet Yorkshire Vikings in the T20 Blast 2020 North Group match at Riverside Ground (Chester-le-Street).
Both teams have played four matches each in this tournament. Apart from one no result game, Durham has suffered three defeats in this tournament. Meanwhile, Vikings have won once and lost once along with two abandoned games.
T20 Blast 2020: Durham Cricket vs Yorkshire Vikings – Match Details
In the T20 Blast 2020 (North Group), Durham Cricket will face Yorkshire Vikings at Riverside Ground (Chester-le-Street) on Friday (4th September) evening. This match will begin at 18:30 local time (23:00 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Durham Cricket vs Yorkshire Vikings – Pitch Report
Riverside Ground (Chester-le-Street) will host this match. In the ongoing T20 Blast 2020, it has already hosted three matches where the visiting sides managed to defend 190 runs and successfully chase the target of 182 runs respectively, while the last one was washed out in rain.
Average completed first innings total at this venue in last five T20 matches: 158.60
Last five T20 match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 2; 2nd Batting team won – 3.
T20 Blast 2020: Durham Cricket vs Yorkshire Vikings – Full Squad
Durham Cricket: Nathan Rimmington (Capt), David Bedingham, Graham Clark, Ben Raine, Scott Steel, Farhaan Behardien, Alex Lees, Sean Dickson, Paul Coughlin, Liam Trevaskis, Stuart Poynter, Ned Eckersley, Matthew Potts, Brydon Carse.
Yorkshire Vikings: Harry Brook, Ben Coad, Matthew Fisher, Will Fraine, George Hill, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Adam Lyth, Mat Pillans, Josh Poysden, Joe Root, Jack Shutt, Jonny Tattersall (w), Jordan Thompson, David Willey (C)
T20 Blast 2020: Durham Cricket vs Yorkshire Vikings – Predicted Playing XI
Durham Cricket: Alex Lees, Scott Steel, Graham Clark, David Bedingham (wk), Ben Raine, Brydon Carse, Farhaan Behardien, Paul Coughlin, Liam Trevaskis, Matthew Potts, Nathan Rimmington (C).
Yorkshire Vikings: Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Adam Lyth, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Will Fraine, Matthew Fisher, Jordan Thompson, Jonny Tattersall (wk), David Willey (C), Mat Pillans, Josh Poysden
T20 Blast 2020: Durham Cricket vs Yorkshire Vikings – Fantasy Tips
In the early period of this tournament, opener Alex Less (140 runs in three innings) has scored two fifties while Graham Clark (72 runs in three innings) has hit one half-century.
Meanwhile, captain Nathan Rimmington has picked up 4 wickets and Matthew Potts has bagged 3 wickets in the ongoing T20 Blast 2020.
While Vikings have played two matches in this season (other two matches were abandoned), Joe Root (129 runs) and opener Adam Lyth (114 runs) both have scored half-centuries in both those matches. Also, the middle-order batsman Will Fraine has scored 60 runs in two matches with the strike-rate of 250.00.
Among the bowlers of this side, only Matthew Fisher (4 wickets) has taken more than 2 wickets in this tournament.
Captain David Willey has also returned to the squad.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Joe Root, Adam Lyth
Vice-captain – Alex Lees, Paul Coughlin
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-keeper(s) –Jonny Tattersall
Batsmen – Alex Lees, Graham Clark, Joe Root (C)
All-Rounder(s) – Paul Coughlin, David Willey, Adam Lyth (vc)
Bowlers – Nathan Rimmington, Liam Trevaskis, Matthew Potts, Matthew Fisher