T20 Blast 2024 – Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire 23rd T20 Match Prediction

Nottinghamshire will take on Worcestershire in the next fixture of the T20 Blast 2024 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, on June 6th, 2024. The match is set to commence at 11:00 PM IST. Nottinghamshire has had a challenging start to their campaign with two consecutive defeats against Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, placing them 8th on the points table. Conversely, Worcestershire lost their opener to Yorkshire but bounced back with a victory over Lancashire, positioning them more favorably in the standings.

Pitch Report: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Trent Bridge offers a balanced surface that provides assistance to both batsmen and bowlers. The previous match at this venue saw a total of 157 being chased down in just 14 overs, highlighting the effective bowling conditions for both spinners and pacers. The average innings score here is around 165, and the team winning the toss might prefer to bat first.

Nottinghamshire Team Overview

Team News: Despite their early setbacks, Nottinghamshire is likely to stick with the same lineup as no injuries or replacements have been reported.

Key Players:

  • Joe Clarke: Clarke has been impressive with the bat, scoring 76 runs in 2 matches at a striking rate of 158.33.
  • Jack Haynes: Haynes has also shown form with 51 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 150.
  • Olly Stone: Stone has been effective with the ball, taking 3 wickets at an average of 22.
  • Luke Fletcher: Fletcher made a significant impact in his first game, picking up 2 wickets at an economy rate of 4.50.

Team Form: Nottinghamshire will need to recover from their two initial defeats to climb up the points table.

Predicted Playing XI: Joe Clarke (c), Alex Hales, Jack Haynes, Will Young, Tom Moores (wk), Matthew Montgomery, Lyndon James, Calvin Harrison, Olly Stone, Ben Lister, Luke Fletcher

Worcestershire Team Overview

Team News: After their win against Lancashire, Worcestershire is expected to field the same playing XI.

Key Players:

  • Brett D’Oliveira: D’Oliveira has contributed 61 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 122.
  • Ethan Brookes: Brookes is the second-leading run-scorer for Worcestershire with 52 runs at a strike rate of 126.82.
  • Nathan Smith: Smith has taken 2 wickets in 2 matches, maintaining an average of 28.
  • Tom Taylor: Taylor, despite an economy rate of 14, has also picked up 2 wickets in 2 matches.

Team Form: Worcestershire, after losing their first game, gained momentum with a solid win over Lancashire.

Predicted Playing XI: Brett D’Oliveira (c), Matthew Waite, Josh Cobb, Adam Hose, Ethan Brookes, Tom Taylor, Nathan Smith, Ed Pollock, Gareth Roderick (wk), Hayden Walsh, Adam Finch

Live Streaming and Broadcast Information

  • TV Channels: Star Sports, PTV, Ten Sports, Willow TV, ESPN Caribbean, Sky Cricket, Sky Sport NZ, SuperSport.
  • Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar, Myco, Tamasha, ESPN Play Caribbean, SkyGO, NOW TV, Prime Video, SuperSport.

Match Prediction

Worcestershire holds a slight edge over Nottinghamshire in recent head-to-head encounters, winning 4 out of their last 8 matches. Given Worcestershire’s recent form and their balanced performance in their last match, they appear to be in a stronger position. Nottinghamshire, on the other hand, needs to overcome their early losses and find momentum.

Prediction: Worcestershire to win against Nottinghamshire.

Considering the recent form and head-to-head statistics, Worcestershire is favored to emerge victorious against Nottinghamshire. The latter will need to regroup and strategize effectively to turn their fortunes around in this crucial match.

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