Lancashire Lightning and Derbyshire Falcons will face each other at Aigburth (Liverpool) on Friday (4th September) afternoon.
It will be their second meeting in this tournament. While they met at Leeds on 31st August 2020, Lightning won by four runs.
While Lightning haven’t suffered a defeat, Falcons haven’t registered a victory in this tournament yet. Both the sides have played four matches each in this tournament, where Lightning have won twice along with two more no results (including one abandoned game), and Falcons have lost twice along with two no result games (including one abandoned match).
T20 Blast 2020: Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Match Details
In the T20 Blast 2020 (North Group), Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons match will be played at Aigburth (Liverpool) on Friday (4th September) afternoon. This match will begin at 14:30 local time (19:00 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Pitch Report
Aigburth (Liverpool) will host this T20 Blast 2020 match. The 150+ totals are generally defendable totals at this venue.
Average completed first innings total at this venue in last five T20 matches: 142.80
Last five T20 match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 3; 2nd Batting team won – 2.
T20 Blast 2020: Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Full Squad
Lancashire Lightning: Dane Vilas (c), Tom Bailey, George Balderson, Josh Bohannon, Steven Croft, Alex Davies, Tom Hartley, Liam Hurt, Keaton Jennings, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, George Lavelle, Toby Lester, Matt Parkinson, Stephen Parry, Luke Wood
Derbyshire Falcons: Billy Godleman, Luis Reece, Tom Wood, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Matt Critchley, Anuj Dal, Mattie McKiernan, Harvey Hosein, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Michael Cohen, Ed Barnes, Sam Conners, Dustin Melton
T20 Blast 2020: Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Predicted Playing XI
Lancashire Lightning: Keaton Jennings, Alex Davies, Steven Croft, Dan Vilas (C), Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey, Tom Hartley, Liam Hurt, Matt Parkinson
Derbyshire Falcons: Mattie McKiernan, Billy Godleman (C), Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matt Critchley, Alex Hughes, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Harvey Hosein, Ed Barnes, Sam Conners
T20 Blast 2020: Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Fantasy Tips
Openers Keaton Jennings (137 runs in two innings) and Alex Davies (147 runs in two innings) have started this tournament in very positive way. While Jennings has scored a century, Davies has scored two fifties.
Among their bowlers, the right-arm pacer Tom Bailey has taken 8 wickets in three matches, including a fifer (5/17). Also, Steven Croft, Danny Lamb and Matt Parkinson all have picked up 3 wickets each in this tournament.
Both batting and bowling line-ups haven’t impressed much in this tournament yet. Wayne Madsen is their only batsman who has managed to score a 40+ runs in the ongoing T20 tournament as he scored 44 runs in the last game. Captain Billy Godleman, Luis Reece, Leus du Plooy etc are the other crucial names in their batting line-up.
None of their bowlers have managed to pick up more than two wickets in this tournament yet. Matt Critchley, Alex Huges, Luis Reece etc are the consistent bowlers in this format.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Alex Davies, Keaton Jennings, Tom Bailey
Vice-captain – Steven Croft, Luke Reece
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-keeper(s) – Alex Davies (C)
Batsmen – Wayne Madsen (vc), Billy Godleman, Keaton Jennings
All-Rounder(s) – Luis Reece, Matt Critchley, Danny Lamb, Steven Croft
Bowlers – Mattie McKiernan, Matt Parkinson, Tom Bailey