Worcestershire goes up against Derbyshire in the County Championship Division Two 2022 on Tuesday, July 25, at the County Ground, Worcester from 3:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).  

Worcestershire beat Middlesex by seven wickets in their previous game. Joe Leach picked three wickets and helped his side to restrict Middlesex to just 188. The hosts then scored 191 thanks to Ed Bernard's 96-ball 69. Ed Pollock’s 113 helped Worcestershire chase the target of 238 in the second innings.

Derbyshire drew Nottinghamshire in their previous league game. The team from Nottingham put 618/8 in the first innings. Derbyshire scored 318 and 249/4 after being asked to follow on. Brooke Guest scored 109 in the first innings whereas Luis Reece scored 86 in the second innings. 

Derbyshire are fourth on the points table (Division two) with 136 points while Worcestershire are fifth (Division Two) with 127 points

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire County Championship Division Two 2022 odds

Parimatch odds:  Worcestershire: 1.92, Derbyshire: 1.82

1xbet odds: Worcestershire: 1.74, Derbyshire: 2.11

MELBET odds: Worcestershire: 1.74, Derbyshire: 2.11

10CRIC odds: Worcestershire: 1.85, Derbyshire: 1.78

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire head-to-head

Worcestershire have won two while Derbyshire have won once in the last five head-to-head encounters in the County Championships. 

Worcestershire drew Derbyshire in their previous head-to-head encounter earlier this season. Jack Haynes and Jake Libby scored hundreds for the hosts while Anuj Dal and Shan Maqsood scored hundreds for the visitors.

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire probable playing XI

Worcestershire: Ed Pollock, Jake Libby, Taylor Cornall, Jack Haynes, Brett D’Oliveira (captain), Ed Barnard, Gareth Rodericks (wicket-keeper), Joe Leach, Josh Baker, Charlie Morris, Dillon Pennington

Derbyshire: Billy Godleman (captain), Brooke Guest (wicket-keeper), Wayne Madsen, Lewis Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Hilton Cartwright, Anuj Dal, Alex Thompson, Ben Aitchison, Sam Conners Toby Pettman.

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire top picks

Worcestershire: Ed Bernard will be the top pick from Worcestershire. Bernard has scored 734 runs in 12 innings this season at an average of 73.40. The 26-year-old has also scored three centuries this season.

Derbyshire  Leus du Plooy will be the player to watch out for from the Derbyshire side. The 27-year-old has scored 608 runs in 10 games this season at an average of 46.76. The left-handed batter scored hundreds in both innings of the match against Durham.

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire County Championship Division Two 2022 prediction 

Worcestershire have a slight edge going into the game against Derbyshire considering their recent record against the visitors. The hosts are looking in good form and have been doing well in this year's County Championship.

Derbyshire will start as underdogs in the game against Worcestershire. The visitors will face a challenging task against a strong Worcestershire. side. 

Worcestershire vs Derbyshire County Championship Division Two 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 24°C

Precipitation: 40%

Humidity: 88%

Wind: 20 km/h