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

01 August 2021 | 15:30 | County Ground, Northampton, England
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Host Northamptonshire aim to brea their losing streak against Derbyshire

  • Northamptonshire previous game against Surrey has been abandoned due to heavy rains.
  • Derbyshire previous fixture against Glamorgan has been called off due to heavy showers.
  • Billy Godleman has been standout player for Derbyshire this season.

Expect Derbyshire to beat Northamptonshire by a comfortable margin.

  • Tournament: Royal London One-Day Cup
  • Format: ONE-DAY
  • Venue: County Ground, Northampton, England
  • Toss: To Bowl

north vs derby Match Prediction & Analysis

Host Northamptonshire will be looking to break their winless streak when they take on bottom-ranked Derbyshire in the 35th match of 2021 Royal London One-Day Cup played at County Ground in Northampton.

With their two previous games abandoned, Northamptonshire will be desperate to play a full game against Derbyshire. Captain Ricardo Vasconcelos will be hoping that the side can put on a decent show in this home fixture.

On the other hand, Derbyshire have struggled to so far in this Royal London One-Day Cup and suffered three defeats in the four matches played. Captain Alex Hughes will be hoping that the side can make amends for the mistakes made in the previous matches played in the tournament.

Teams Preview

Northamptonshire Preview

The county side will go with the same combination that featured in the game against Glamorgan.

For this game, the onus will be on the likes of captain Ricardo Vasconcelos, Saif Zaib, Rob Keogh and Ben Curran to deliver the bulk of the runs.

Ben Curran and Tom Taylor are two players in the batting lineup that have scored half-centuries for Northamptonshire this season.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on pacers Tom Taylor, Ben Sanderson and Wayne Parnell to make crucial breakthroughs in this home fixture.

Northamptonshire Predicted Playing XI:

Ricardo Vasconcelos (c & wk), Emilio Gay, Ben Curran, Rob Keogh, Saif Zaib, Charlie Thurston, Tom Taylor, Wayne Parnell, Graeme White, Ben Sanderson, Jack White

Derbyshire Preview

The county side will be looking to deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball against Northamptonshire.

In the batting department, the onus will be on opener Harry Came, middle-order batsman Fynn Hudson-Prentice and wicket-keeper Brooke Guest to deliver the bulk of the runs.

Fynn Hudson-Prentice is currently franchise’s leading run-scorer for Derbyshire so far this season. He has accumulated 150 runs in four innings at an average of 75.00 with two half-centuries to his name.

Besides Hudson-Prentice, wicket-keeper Brooke Guest have delivered notable scores for Derbyshire in this year’s competition.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on pace trio of Ben Aitchison, Ravi Rampaul and Fynn Hudson-Prentice to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

Derbyshire Predicted Playing XI:

Harry Came, Thomas Wood, Brooke Guest (wk), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Anuj Dal, Alex Hughes (c), Mitchell Wagstaff, Matt McKiernan, Alex Thomson, Ben Aitchison, Ravi Rampaul

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 21 0 mm. 1.23 k/h From: W 0%
03h 19 0 mm. 1.06 k/h From: NNE 0%
06h 16 0 mm. 1.02 k/h From: N 10%
09h 13 0 mm. 0.39 k/h From: E 10%
12h 16 0 mm. 0.87 k/h From: SSE 49%
15h 16 1.31 mm. 1.26 k/h From: SE 99%
18h 19 0.69 mm. 3.1 k/h From: SSE 99%
21h 19 1.13 mm. 3.04 k/h From: SSE 99%

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared at County Ground in Northampton will offer some lateral movement for fast bowlers with the new-ball. The weather forecast for Sunday is going to be sunny intervals with light breeze.

Venue Details

In the previous three matches between the two teams, Derbyshire have managed to come out on top on all three occasions.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss, would be looking to bowl first and exploit the pitch conditions. Average first innings score at County Ground in Northampton has been around 290 runs.

NORTH vs DERBY Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Derbyshire will fancy their chances of beating Northamptonshire. With likes of Fynn Hudson-Prentice and Brooke Guest in excellent form with the bat, Derbyshire will be looking to deliver a strong batting performance.

Expect Derbyshire to beat Northamptonshire by a comfortable margin.

Author: Shoaib Z.