The Derbyshire Falcons will be facing off against the Leicestershire Foxes in a fierce cricket match today. The match is crucial for both the teams as the winner of this match will secure the 4th position. The two teams are currently separated by just a single point, which makes today’s game even more challenging for both the teams and even more interesting for the fans of both the teams and just crickets fans overall tuning in to watch the match today.
There is no doubt that today’s match is going to be a tight affair when it comes to the enthusiasm and tactics that will be put out by both the teams playing. Both teams will definitely be applying fierce tactics and gameplay decisions to make sure that they comfortably secure the top 4th position in the North Group.
Talking about the previous match played by Derbyshire Falcons, they played against the Northamptonshire Steelbacks in which the Northamptonshire team scored a mere 100 runs, which the Derbyshire Falcons chased and won with 9 wickets and 17 balls still remaining at their disposal. On the other hand, Leicestershire Foxes lost against the Notts Outlaws while trying to defend the 161 runs target that the Leicestershire team had set.
Now, considering the pitch conditions for today’s match, the pitch is very favourable to the batting performer. Also, as the match is set to commence in the afternoon, the conditions of overcast should not cause much tension for the teams. However, as the ball is new, it will definitely tend to misbehave against the bowler’s wishes in the initial overs of the first innings at least.
Leicestershire Foxes Squad
Ackermann (Captain), Cosgrove, Hill (Wicketkeeper), Aadil, Davis, Dearden, Klein, Parkinson, Griffiths, Lilley, Swindells.
Derbyshire Falcons Squad
Billy Godleman, Wayne Madsen, Alex Huges, Luis Reece, Leus du Plooy, Daryn Smit, Matt Critchley, Ravi Rampaul, Logan van Beek, Boyd Rankin.
For the Leicestershire Foxes, Harry Swindles is going to be a crucial player as he has got the talent and tactics to hit huge and score big for the team with just a few balls. In the previous match, he was able to score 61 runs out of 46 balls, which is a great performance by the player.
On the other hand, Wayne Madson is the player that Derbyshire Falcons will be betting on as in his previous innings, Madson was able to 54 runs in 42 balls which are not a small feat. He has got some really great abilities to score runs quickly.