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Yorkshire vs Worcestershire, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022, Today Match Prediction

Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England

175/3 in 18.1

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Toss Winner - Worcestershire won the toss and chose to bat first

Yorkshire beat Worcestershire by 7 wickets

Host Yorkshire eye a strong show against Worcestershire in T20 Blast opener

  • Last season, Worcestershire failed to make to the finals of the competition.
  • Yorkshire lost their quarterfinal game against Sussex last season
  • Harry Brooks was the standout performer with the bat for Yorkshire last season.

Expect Yorkshire to register a hard-fought win over Worcestershire.

Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022 | Format: T20 | Venue: Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England | Toss: To Bat

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Host Yorkshire will be looking to start their Vitality T20 Blast campaign on a decent note when they take on Worcestershire in the opening game at Headingly Cricket Stadium in Leeds.

Yorkshire will be hoping that the side can deliver a strong show with the bat and ball in this home fixture. Captain David Willey will be hoping that the side can show discipline in all three departments.

On the other hand, Worcestershire managed to win six matches out of fourteen played last season. Skipper Brett D’Oliveira will be hoping that the side can adjust to the conditions and deliver a decent show against Yorkshire.

There have been 13 meetings between the teams in the history of the competition where Yorkshire have registered seven victories. Worcestershire have managed to come out on top on five occasions.

Yorkshire Preview

Pakistan’s Shadab Khan and New Zealand’s Finn Allen are notable signings made by the county side for the upcoming season of Vitality T20 Blast.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Jonny Bairstow, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Harry Brook, Adam Lyth and Joe Root to make notable scores in this fixture.

Last year, middle-order batsman Harry Brook showcased excellent form for Yorkshire. In 13 matches, Brook has accumulated 486 runs at an average of 69.42 with two half-centuries to his name. Besides Brook, England opener Jonny Bairstow scored 295 runs in only four matches at an average of 73.75.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Adil Rashid, Matthew Fischer, Jordan Thompson and Dominic Bess to make crucial breakthroughs.

Yorkshire Predicted Playing XI:

David Willey (captain), Harry Brook, Adam Lyth, Gary Balance, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Will Fraine, Jordan Thompson, Matthew Waite, Matthew Fischer, Harry Duke/Jonny Bairstow, Adil Rashid.

Yorkshire Actual Playing XI:

Joe Root, Haris Rauf, Matthew Revis, Tom Kohler Cadmore, Dom Bess, Adam Lyth, AU Rashid, Shadab Khan, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Jordan Thompson

Worcestershire Preview

The county side will be hoping to field their strong combination for their game against Yorkshire

In the batting department, the onus will be the likes of Ben Cox, Jake Libby, Colin Munro, Captain Brett D’Oliveira, Moeen Ali and Ross Whiteley to deliver notable scores.

With 358 runs in 13 matches at a strike rate of 130.18, Brett D’Oliveira showed decent form with the bat for Worcestershire last year. Besides D’Oliveira, Jake Libby and Ben Cox accumulated 315 and 275 runs respectively.

With 17 wickets in 13 matches at an economy rate of 9.51, pacer Charlie Morris finished the competition as the leading wicket-taker for Worcestershire last season.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Charlie Morris, Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo, Ed Barnard and Dillon Pennington to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

Worcestershire Predicted Playing XI:

Brett D’Oliveira (captain), Ben Cox, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Colin Munro, Dwayne Bravo, Ross Whiteley, Moeen Ali, Ed Barnard, Charlie Morris, Dillon Pennington

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
10
0 mm.
3.3 k/h
From: SW
18%
03h
11
0 mm.
4.5 k/h
From: SW
40%
06h
11
0 mm.
4.89 k/h
From: SW
60%
09h
11
0.24 mm.
6.22 k/h
From: SSW
80%
12h
14
0.63 mm.
6.16 k/h
From: WSW
100%
15h
16
0.17 mm.
7.81 k/h
From: W
100%
18h
15
0 mm.
6.13 k/h
From: W
100%
21h
12
0 mm.
3.98 k/h
From: W
91%

Weather Conditions

With clear skies expected for Wednesday’s game, the freshly prepared wicket at Headingley might offer something to the quick bowlers.

Venue Details

Headingley Cricket Ground will host the opening game of the 2022 Vitality T20 Blast between Yorkshire and Worcestershire.

Toss: To Bat

Both the sides will be keen to win the toss, bat first and post a score in excess of 160 runs. The first innings score is 200 runs.

With Colin Munro, Dwayne Bravo and Moeen Ali, expect Worcestershire to put on a decent fight against Yorkshire.

Yorkshire will take heart from the fact that they know the conditions at Headingley and will be keen to bring their A-game to the table.

Expect Yorkshire to register a hard-fought win over Worcestershire.

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Author: Shoaib Z.