LAN vs WOR Dream11 Match Predictions
T20 Vitality Blast, 2018
Lancashire Lightning vs Worcestershire Rapids, Semi final 1
The first semifinal of T20 Vitality Blast will be played 03:30 PM IST at Edgbaston, Birmingam between Lancashire Lightning and Worcestershire Rapids. The second semi-final will be played at 07:00 PM IST between Sussex and Somerset while the final will start at 11:15 PM IST.
The winner between Lancashire Lightning and Worcestershire Rapids will take on Sussex Sharks or Somerset in the final later at the same day.
Lancashire registered 6 wickets win over Kent in the first quarter final at Canterbury and secured a place in the semifinals. In the third quarterfinal, Worcestershire knocked out Gloucestershire by 5 wickets to secure a place in the semifinals.
Both the teams have faced each other twice in tournament. In the first encounter, Worcestershire registered 5 wickets win over Lancashire while the second encounter got washed out due to rain. Now, both the teams will reload to make their way to finals.
Venue- Edgbaston, Birmingham
Match day- September 15, Saturday at 03:30 PM IST
Read on for LAN vs WOR team news and LAN vs WOR dream11 prediction.
Avg 1st inn score: 169
Avg 2nd inn score: 151
Highest Total: 221/5 (20 Ov) by Eng vs AUS
Lowest Total: 144/10 (18.4 Ov) by AUS vs PAK
Lowest Defended: 118/5 (11 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
LAN vs WOR Team News:
As per ECB, Jos Buttler and Keaton Jennings will be available for Finals Day.
Moeen Ali is available for selection in Worcestershire’s semifinal against Lancashire. James Anderson will be available for Lancashire but will not feature.
23-year old pacer Luke Wood will play for Worcestershire Rapids after being made available by Nottinghamshire on loan.
Brett D’Oliveira has a stiff back, Joe Clarke is suffering with the same while Wayne Parnell has split the webbing on his right hand. However, Rapids head coach is confident of a full squad against Lancashire despite a few players encountering series issues.
Worcestershire will be without the services of Callum Ferguson as he has returned home.
Lancashire has named a 17-member squad which will be led by Liam Livingstone.
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Lancashire- Jordan Clark, Danny Lamb, Liam Livingstone (c), Graham Onions, Karl Brown, Steven Croft, James Faulkner, Keaton Jennings, Zahir Khan, Toby Lester, Jos Buttler, Arron Lilley, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson, Alex Davies, Dane Vilas, Mark Watt
Worcestershire- Moeen Ali (c), Cox (wk), Mitchell, Clarke, Fell, Parnell, Westbury, D’Oliveira, Whiteley, Barnard, Pennington, Wood, Carter, Milton, Brown
LAN vs WOR Playing 11:
The probable LAN vs WOR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Dane Vilas/Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Alex Davies, Karl Brown, Keaton Jennings, Steven Croft
All-rounder: James Faulkner, Jordan Clark, Arron Lilley
Bowlers: Matthew Parkinson, Zahir Khan, Toby Lester (Stephen Parry/ Graham Onions)
Wicket-keeper: Ben Cox
Batsmen: Joe Clarke, Ross Whiteley, Daryl Mitchell
All-rounder: Brett D’Oliviera, Wayne Parnell (Moeen Ali)
Bowlers: Luke Wood, Patrick Brown (Dillon Pennington/Andy Carter)
*As per last match
LAN vs WOR Players to watch out for:
Matthew Parkinson and Toby Lester played a crucial role with the ball for Lancashire in restricting Kent at 133 in the first quarter final. Parkinson bagged 3 wickets and gave just 27 in 4 over while Toby Lester returned with 2 wickets in the bag.
In batting, Keaton Jennings scored 46 of 40 deliveries while Skipper Dane Vilas returned unbeaten 30 of 24 deliveries. Jos Buttler and Alex Davies at top will be responsible for providing a good start.
For Rapids, Moeen Ali, Joe Clarke and Brett D’Oliveira will be responsible for scoring runs. Ferguson (64* of 47 balls) was the key in victory against Gloucestershire in the quarter finals.
Brett DOliveira bagged 4 wickets while Wayne Parnell returned with 2 wickets.
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