Date & Time: Wednesday, September 02, 19:00 IST
Venue: Aigburth, Liverpool, England
The two best teams of the group are going to lock horns tonight in the ongoing Vitality T20 Blast tournament. It is Nottinghamshire, who will be up against Lancashire tonight in Liverpool. Both teams have already announced their squads and made the required changes to make this a spectacular clash for the fans.
Alex Davies has been the top run-scorer for Lancashire Lightning with 147 runs from 3 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 73, with the best of 82. Keaton Jennings has also scored 137 runs at 68. In bowling, Tom Bailey has been their leading bowler with 8 wickets from 3 matches.
On the other hand, Joe Clarke has scored the most runs for Notts with 106 runs from 2 matches at a brilliant strike rate. He has the best of 100* while Chris Nash is next with 106 runs from 2 matches as well. Among the bowlers, Luke Fletcher has picked up 6 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 13, with the best of 5/43. All in all, it is going to be an eye-treat for the spectators.
Lancashire has added Luke Wood and George Balderson to the squad while Imad Wasim has joined the troops of Nottinghamshire after representing Pakistan last night.
Chris Nash, Alex Hales, Ben Duckett, Daniel Christian, Tom Moores, Steven Mullaney, Luke Fletcher, Imad Wasim, Samit Patel, Jake Ball, Matthew Carter
Keaton Jennings, Alex Davies, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas, Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey, Tom Hartley, Liam Hurt, Matthew Parkinson
Yet again, a brilliant pitch is on offer for the batsmen to go with their shots. However, with the sun out there, spinners might come into play, with a better grip on the ball. The fast bowlers need to be tight with their line and lengths while the batsmen will look to make the most of the shorter boundaries.
At any cost, Alex Davies has to be on your fantasy side for his recent form. He has been on purple run and scoring runs for fun. Davies is carrying 70 PPM in the last five games with an MDTA of 1.25.
Yet another batsman, who is in top-notch form. He has been delivering goods on a consistent basis and got 58 PPM to his name in the last five games. Opening the batting for Notts, he already scored two fifties.
He is the lastest entrant into this tournament and all set to play his first game. Imad Wasim heading into the game on the back of a decent performance against England and looking forward to delivering for Notts.
Well, the cricketing world is aware of his potential to bat at top-order, especially, in this format. Unfortunately, he is yet to deliver goods in this tournament but this lad carries exceptional stats to ignore.
The swashbuckling all-rounder is our miss for this game. Unfortunately, he isn’t bringing balance to our side, which is why we opted to leave him.