Lancashire face Durham in the North Group match of Vitality T20 Blast 2022 on Thursday, June 23, at Stanley Park, Blackpool from 11 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Lancashire have been in good form in this T20 Blast, winning seven of their 10 games. They have scored 15 points and lead the North Group points table. Steven Croft’s 44-ball 64 along with Dane Vilas’ blitz helped them chase 180 runs in 18.2 overs against Nottinghamshire in the last game.
Durham have been in poor form, losing four of their last five T20 Blast matches. Andrew Tye’s five-wicket haul was not good enough as they were beaten by Leicestershire by 51 runs in their last match. They are eighth in the North Group points table and desperately need a win.
There are 18 teams participating in the T20 Blast, divided into two groups - the North Group and the South Group - each consisting of nine teams. Each team plays their group member twice with the top four teams from each group qualifying for the quarter-finals.
Lancashire vs Durham Vitality T20 Blast 2022 odds
Dafabet odds: Lancashire: 1.54, Durham: 2.56
Parimatch odds: Lancashire: 1.47, Durham: 2.55
Betwinner odds: Lancashire: 1.51, Durham: 2.58
10CRIC odds: Lancashire: 1.51, Durham: 2.51
Betway odds: Lancashire: 1.50, Durham: 2.50
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Lancashire vs Durham head-to-head
Lancashire have the upper hand on Durham in the head-to-head battles, winning 23 of the 35 encounters in the T20 Blast. However, Durham have won three of the last five T20 Blast matches between the two sides.
Durham beat Lancashire by 2 wickets in the T20 Blast encounter earlier in the season.
Lancashire vs Durham probable playing XI
Lancashire: Keaton Jennings, Josh Bohannon, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (captain & wicket-keeper), Tim David, Luke Wells, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Richard Gleeson, Matt Parkinson.
Durham: Michael Jones, Graham Clark, Ollie Robinson (wicket-keeper), Ashton Turner (captain), Ned Eckersley, Paul Coughlin, Ben Raine, Liam Trevaskis, Andrew Tye, Scott Borthwick, Nathan Sowter.
Lancashire vs Durham top picks
Lancashire: Steven Croft is currently Lancashire’s top-scorer in T20 Blast 2022. The English batter has notched up 322 runs in 10 innings at an average of 35.77. The veteran top-scored in the last head-to-head with 55 runs and will look to repeat his heroics again.
Durham: Andrew Tye is a top pick in this match. The Australian seamer is currently the third-highest wicket-taker in T20 Blast 2022 with 17 wickets at a strike-rate of 7.7. His spell of 3/29 in the last head-to-head derailed Lancashire.
Lancashire vs Durham Vitality T20 Blast 2022 prediction
Lancashire have been in good form, winning their last two away T20 Blast matches. With seven wins in 10 games, Lancashire will be favourites to win this encounter at home.
However, one of Durham’s three wins this season came against Lancashire in the last head-to-head and their chances cannot be ruled out.
Lancashire vs Durham Vitality T20 Blast 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 27°C
Wind: 6 km/h