Yet another table-toppers clash makes its way in the ongoing T20 Blast 2020. This time it is from the central group, in which, Northamptonshire are locking horns with Gloucestershire. Both teams are separated by two points and are holding first and second place in the points table respectively.
It has been a wonderful season so far for Joshua Cobb’s side. With four straight wins, the side has nearly booked a place for itself in the quarterfinals. All of them are in exceptional form and looking to seal yet another victory for their side tonight, especially, in home conditions.
On the other hand, Gloucestershire has brilliant bowling lineup that can dismantle any kind of batting lineup. All in all, it is going to be an interesting clash between the bat and ball at Northampton County Ground.
T20 Blast 2020: Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire – Match Details
In the T20 Blast 2020 Central Group, Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire will face each other at Chelmsford County Ground on Friday evening. This match will begin at 2:30 PM local time (19:00 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire – Pitch Report
It would be no different to the previous games, as all the matches are scheduled to be played on the same turf. The wicket will help the bowlers while the batsmen need to toil hard for their runs.
T20 Blast 2020: Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire – Full Squads
Northamptonshire (NOR): Ricardo Vasconcelos, Adam Rossington, Ben Curran, Emilio Gay, Charlie Thurston, Richard Levi, Alex Wakely, Paul Stirling, Saif Zaib, Rob Keogh, Tom Sole, Luke Procter, Joshua Cobb, Brandon Glover, Nathan Buck, Brett Hutton, Blessing Muzarabani, Jack White, Gareth Berg, Ben Sanderson, Graeme White, Simon Kerrigan
Gloucestershire (GLO): Gareth Roderick, Tom Lace, James Bracey, Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Jack Taylor, George Hankins, Ben Charlesworth, Gregory Willows, Graeme van Buuren, Ryan Higgins, Benny Howell, George Scott, Jerome Taylor, Josh Shaw, Stuart Whittingham, Tom Smith, David Payne, Matt Taylor, George Drissell
T20 Blast 2020: Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire – Playing XI
Northamptonshire – Richard Levi, Paul Stirling, Joshua Cobb (c), Alex Wakely, Adam Rossington(wk), Graeme White, Saif Zaib, Gareth Berg, Ben Sanderson, Nathan Buck, Brandon Glover
Gloucestershire – George Hankins, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey (wk), Jack Taylor (c), George Scott, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, Matt Taylor
T20 Blast 2020: Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire – Fantasy Tips
Without any further doubts, we have Richard Levi, Paul Stirling and Cobb has to be placed on your team for their fantastic effort for their side so far. In bowling, Buck and Glover is doing the job consistently. Adding Rossington, Northamptonshire looks very strong on the paper.
They have displayed great team effort in the middle. All the players are performing brilliantly to make things happen. Ryan Higgins, Chris Dent and Taylor are going to key players alongside Cockbain. In bowling, Payne, Matt Taylor and Tom Smith are the players to watch out.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Paul Stirling, Higgins
Vice-captain – Levi, Cockbain, Taylor And Payne