While the IPL is about to stop in the next 3 days in the country, the 20th season of T-20 Blast, the oldest league of T20 cricket, started in England yesterday. A total of 126 matches will be going to play in this league of 18 teams. Today the game is between Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire from 11:00 pm Indian time. The final match will take place on 16 July.
Organized by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), the T20 Blast League is the oldest professional T20 league in the world. Its first season was played in 2003. From here T20 cricket spread worldwide and became the most popular format of the game. Leicestershire is the most successful team in this tournament, having won the title 3 times.
Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire: Dream11 Predictions
- Alex Hales to score 35+ runs.
- Joe Clarke + Ben Cox = 65+runs.
- Matthew Carter to pick 2+ wickets.
- NTS to win the match.
Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire: Head to Head
Both teams have played 12 matches so far. Worcestershire has an edge in head-to-head competition. They have won 6 matches while Nottinghamshire has 5.
Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire: Probable XI
Nottinghamshire Probable XI: Steven Mullaney (captain), Alex Hales, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett, Ben Slater, Tom Moores, Samit Patel, Calvin Harrison, Jake Ball, Luke Fletcher, and Matthew Carter
Worcestershire Probable XI: Ed Pollock, Brett Oliveira, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Ben Cox (c & wk), Ed Barnard, Gareth Roderick, Josh Baker, Dillon Pennington, Charlie Morris, Patrick Brown
Players to Watch out in the Tournament
T20 Blast is a league in England, but every year famous players from all over the world take part. Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine for Surrey, Harris Rauf, Shadab Khan, and Dimuth Karunaratne for Yorkshire. Similarly, Colin Munro and Dwayne Bravo for Worcestershire, Carlos Brathwaite, and Paul Stirling for Birmingham. Also, Mohammad Rizwan and Rashid Khan is the part of Sussex.
Some other players to watch out for are Dan Christian, Jimmy Neesham, Chris Lynn, Shaheen Afridi, Tim David, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Marnus Labuschagne, and Daniel Sams will also play.