T20 Blast 2024 – Derbyshire vs Leicestershire 14th T20 Match Prediction

Derbyshire Falcons will face off against Leicestershire Foxes at Edgbaston, Birmingham in the North Group of the 2024 Vitality Blast. The match is scheduled to start at 14:30 local time on Saturday, 1st June 2024.

DER vs LEI, Edgbaston Pitch Report: Edgbaston is renowned for being an excellent venue for T20 cricket, featuring good pace in the wicket and a lively crowd that creates an electric atmosphere. A par score here is expected to be around 200.

Team Previews, Betting Tips, Latest Odds, and Match Prediction:

Derbyshire Team News & Playing XI:

DER Team News: Derbyshire Falcons narrowly lost to Northamptonshire Steelbacks on Thursday evening, failing to defend a total of 162/7 and losing off the last ball. They will be looking to bounce back immediately in this game, aiming for their fifth successive win over Leicestershire Foxes.

DER Team Batting: David Lloyd top-scored for the Falcons against the Steelbacks, with useful contributions from Luis Reece and Wayne Madsen at the top of the order. Captain Samit Patel and Ross Whiteley are reliable middle-order batsmen who are expected to make significant scores in this match.

DER Team Bowling: Zak Chappell and Pat Brown were the standout bowlers in their last match, taking 2/29 and 3/33 respectively. Blair Tickner is expected to bring his pace to the attack in this game.

DER Team Form: The Falcons were close to a victory on Thursday but fell just short. They will be eager to rectify that in this match.

Derbyshire Predicted Playing XI:

  1. Harry Came
  2. Luis Reece
  3. David Lloyd
  4. Wayne Madsen
  5. Samit Patel (c)
  6. Brooke Guest (wk)
  7. Ross Whiteley
  8. Alex Thomson
  9. Zak Chappell
  10. Pat Brown
  11. Blair Tickner

Leicestershire Team News & Playing XI:

LEI Team News: Leicestershire Foxes began their campaign on Friday evening with a convincing 7-wicket win over Yorkshire Vikings away. They need just one more win to match their entire victory tally from the previous season.

LEI Team Batting: Chasing a target of 152, Leicestershire made easy work of it, reaching the target with 35 balls remaining. This performance will give their batting lineup plenty of confidence heading into this match.

LEI Team Bowling: The Foxes bowled first on Friday and did an excellent job of restricting Yorkshire to 151/7. Josh Hull and Ben Mike come into this game brimming with confidence after their impressive performances at Headingley.

LEI Team Form: Leicestershire started their campaign with a fine performance in Leeds, setting a positive tone for the season.

Leicestershire Predicted Playing XI:

  1. Rishi Patel
  2. Sol Budinger
  3. Peter Handscomb (c)
  4. Louis Kimber
  5. Wiaan Mulder
  6. Rehan Ahmed
  7. Ben Cox (wk)
  8. Ben Mike
  9. Ian Holland
  10. Scott Currie
  11. Josh Hull

Match Prediction:

Derbyshire vs Leicestershire Prediction: This matchup promises to be an exciting contest. Derbyshire Falcons, feeling unlucky to miss out on a win on Thursday, will be determined to secure a victory. Leicestershire Foxes, on the other hand, will look to build on their successful start and prove their turnaround from last season. Although we expect a closely fought game, we are backing Derbyshire Falcons, who appear to have a stronger bowling attack, to come out on top.

Prediction: Derbyshire to beat Leicestershire.

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