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Derbyshire vs Yorkshire, Royal London One-Day Cup, Today Match Prediction

Queen's Park, Chesterfield, Derby, UK

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Host Derbyshire eye a strong show against Yorkshire

  • Derbyshire registered a comfortable win over Nottinghamshire in a rain-curtailed game played on Wednesday.
  • Thomas Wood, Fynn Hudson-Prentice were standout performers for Derbyshire in the previous match.
  • The game between Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire was abandoned due to heavy rains.

Expect Derbyshire to beat Yorkshire in a rain-affected game.

Tournament: Royal London One-Day Cup | Format: ONE-DAY | Venue: Queen's Park, Chesterfield, Derby, UK | Toss: To Bowl

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Derbyshire and Yorkshire will lock horns in the 53rd game of 2021 Royal London One-Day Cup Competition played at Queen’s Park in Chesterfield, Derby on Sunday.

In their previous match, Derbyshire finally managed to break their winless streak in the competition with a 41-run win over Nottinghamshire. The county side registered their first win of the tournament. Captain Alex Hughes will be hoping that the side can put on a decent show in this fixture.

On the other hand, Yorkshire’s previous match against Nottinghamshire ended in a no result. With the previous being abandoned due to heavy rains, Yorkshire will be hoping to deliver decent results in their remaining round-robin matches of the competition.

Derbyshire Preview

The county side are lying at the bottom half of the table in the Group B of Royal London ODI Cup competition. With two fixtures remaining in the competition, Derbyshire will be desperate to get a positive result in this game.

In the batting department, the onus will be on opener Harry Cane, the middle-order trio of Thomas Wood, Fynn Hudson-Prentice and Brooke Guest to deliver the bulk of the runs.

With 223 runs at an average of 55.75, all-rounder Fynn Hudson Prentice is leading the batting charts for Derbyshire so far this season.

In the previous match, middle-order batsman Thomas Wood was the standout player with the bat. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 109 runs off just 59 balls with the help of fourteen fours and three sixes. He was well supported by opener Harry Cane, who chipped in with a brisk half-century with the help of four fours and three sixes.

In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Thomas Wood, Fynn Hudson-Prentice and Alex Thomson to deliver timely breakthroughs.

Derbyshire Predicted Playing XI:

Alex Hughes (captain), Brooke Guest (wk), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Mitchell Wagstaff, Harry Came, Thomas Wood, Matt McKiernan, Alex Thomson, Nils Priestley, Ravi Rampaul, George Scrimshaw

Yorkshire Preview

With six points to their name after six matches played, Yorkshire are currently lying fifth in the Group B table of the competition.

In the batting department, the onus will be on wicket-keeper Harry Duke, captain Gary Balance, the middle-order trio of William Luxton, George Hill and Matthew Revis to do the bulk of the scoring.

In the bowling department, the onus will on pacer Matthew Pillans, Matthew Waite and Ben Coad to provide crucial breakthroughs in this all-important clash.

Yorkshire Predicted Playing XI:

Gary Ballance (captain), George Hill, Jonathan Tattersall, Will Fraine, William Luxton, Harry Duke (wk), Matthew Revis, Matthew Waite, Mathew Pillans, Ben Coad, Josh Sullivan

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Weather Conditions

With rains expected to take place in the afternoon, the wicket might provide some assistance to the fast bowlers.

Venue Details

Queens Park in Chesterfield is going to host the Royal London One-Day Cup game between Derbyshire and Yorkshire.

In their previous four meetings in the Royal London One-Day Cup competition, Yorkshire have come out on top on three occasions. In 2019, the game between Yorkshire and Derbyshire played at Leeds ended in a tie.

Toss: To Bowl

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss, have a bowl first and exploit the pitch conditions.

Based on current form, Derbyshire will fancy their chances of beating Yorkshire as they are playing in their home conditions. With likes of Thomas Wood, Fynn Hudson Prentic and Brooke Guest showing excellent form for Derbyshire in the previous match, the county side will be keen to continue their decent form in this contest.

On the other hand, Yorkshire will have raise their game in all three departments to overcome Derbyshire in this contest.

Expect Derbyshire to beat Yorkshire in a rain-affected game.


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