Yorkshire come into this match high on confidence after a close win over Lancashire, courtesy final-over hat-trick from New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson. With this result, Yorkshire have already sealed their place in the knockout stages of the competition. With 15 points to their name, Captain Adam Lyth will be hoping that the side can deliver another decent performance.
Rookie batsman Harry Brook was the star of the show for Yorkshire in the previous game against Lancashire. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 91 not out off 50 balls with the help of 10 fours and 3 sixes. Besides Brook, Skipper Adam Lyth contributed well to the team’s cause with a fluent half-century.
In the bowling department, the focus will be on pacer Lockie Ferguson, who produced a splendid performance in the final over to see Yorkshire clinch a well-deserved victory. With 14 scalps to his name this season, Lockie has been standout bowler for Yorkshire.
2020 T20 Blast Champions will be looking to continue their dominance in the competition. Their only defeat came against Warwickshire at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
Nottinghamshire registered a comprehensive win in their previous match against Warwickshire, courtesy excellent contributions from Alex Hales, Samit Patel and Jake Ball.
Wicket-keeper batsman Ben Duckett and Alex Hales got the side off to a flying start and put on a 75-run partnership against Warwickshire. Ben Duckett played well and scored 39 runs off 20 balls, whereas Hales chipped in with 34 runs off 21 balls.
All-rounder Samit Patel played a crucial innings to help Warwickshire post 177 runs in their allotted 20 overs. He finished the innings with the top-score of 41 runs off 30 balls with the help of four fours and one six.
Pacer Jake Ball has continued his impressive form from last year’s competition. He has claimed 18 wickets so far this season. The 30-year old was star of show for the side and claimed four wickets against Warwickshire in the T20 Blast game played at Edgbaston.
Besides Ball, Rookie Leg-spinner Calvin Harrison bowled well on a surface that offered assistance to the slow bowlers.