Leicestershire will play Birmingham Bears in one of the North Group matches of the Vitality Blast 2023 competition later today. The location of this game is Grace Road in Leicester, England. We will examine match prediction, betting advice, and the weather forecast for this game LEI VS WAR in this article.
Leicestershire VS Warwickshire Match Details:
Leicestershire vs Warwickshire, Vitality Blast 2023
Time: 23.00 PM IST
Venue: Grace Road, Leicester , England
TV: Sony Sports Network
Live Streaming: Sony Liv
Leicestershire Suffers Heavy Defeat in Vitality Blast Opener
Leicestershire’s journey in the Vitality Blast 2023 got off to a rough start as they faced Lancashire in their first match. Unfortunately, it ended in a resounding defeat, with Lancashire cruising to victory by 8 wickets and with a staggering 51 balls to spare. Leicestershire struggled to find their footing with the bat, posting a meager total of 99 runs before being all out. Lancashire chased down the target comfortably in just 11.3 overs, losing only 2 wickets in the process. Leicestershire’s top-order batsmen failed to contribute significantly, leading to their dismal batting performance.
Wiaan Mulder provided some resistance for Leicestershire, scoring 25 runs off 24 balls, including a couple of boundaries. Apart from Mulder, only wicket-keeper batsman Harry Swindells managed to reach double figures. Luke Wood and Saqib Mahmood caused havoc for Lancashire, taking 3 wickets each while conceding 11 and 17 runs respectively. Colin de Grandhomme also made an impact, claiming 2 wickets for 28 runs in his four overs.
Leicestershire’s bowler Wiaan Mulder managed to dismiss Luke Wells early in Lancashire’s innings, but thereafter, Lancashire’s Phil Salt and Steven Croft formed a solid partnership. Croft remained unbeaten on 46 runs off 34 balls, including 5 fours and a six, guiding Lancashire to a comfortable victory alongside Daryl Mitchell. Leicestershire’s bowling attack lacked vigor, and even Mulder, despite his early wicket, struggled to contain the opposition’s runs.
Birmingham Bears Roar to Victory in Vitality T20 Blast Opener
In a thrilling clash against Yorkshire, Birmingham Bears kicked off their Vitality T20 Blast 2023 campaign with a resounding win. The match, held in Birmingham on May 20th, saw Birmingham Bears batting first and posting a formidable total of 200 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Yorkshire, valiantly chasing the target, fell short by 34 runs, getting bowled out for 166 runs in 19.5 overs.
Despite a shaky start where Birmingham Bears lost three wickets for just 32 runs in 4.2 overs, Sam Hain emerged as the star of the match. Hain’s brilliant knock of 83 runs off 45 balls, including 7 fours and 4 sixes, played a crucial role in propelling Birmingham Bears to their imposing total. He received valuable support from Chris Benjamin, who contributed 46 runs off 28 balls, featuring 4 fours and 2 sixes. Yorkshire bowler Matthew Revis managed to contain the onslaught and picked up two wickets along the way.
The victory marks a promising start for Birmingham Bears in the tournament, and they will look to build on this momentum in the upcoming matches. The playing eleven for Birmingham Bears in the next game is yet to be confirmed, adding an element of suspense to their future performances.
Toss & Pitch Report
There have been up to 51 T20 domestic tournament games played at this location. Out of these games, the team batting first has triumphed in 23 of them, while the team batting second has triumphed in 27. Overall, chasing a target will increase your chances of winning the game. In domestic games played at this location, the first innings score is typically 165 runs. This field is probably going to be a sporting one with help for both the batters and the bowlers. You can wager on the captain winning the toss and choosing to field first at this location.
The game’s temperature will probably be about 20 degrees. There is no chance to take a shower while the game is in progress.
|Temperature 18°C||Real Feel Shade™ 17°|
|Wind ENE 15km/h||Cloud cover 11%|
|Wind Gusts 30km/h||Humidity 47%|
|Visibility 16 km||Cloud ceiling 9100m|
|Dew point 9°C||Time 23.00 PM INST|
Leicestershire VS Warwickshire Head-to-Head statistics :
Overall Played: 18
Won by LEI: 11
Won by WAR:17
No Result: 0
Leicestershire vs Warwickshire, LEI VS WAR recent forms
Leicestershire Predicted Playing XI:
1.Nick Welch, 2. Sol Budinger, 3. Arron Lilley, 4. Colin Ackermann(C), 5. Wiaan Mulder, 6. Rishi Patel, 7. Rehan Ahmed, 8. Harry Swindells(WK), 9. Callum Parkinson, 10. Naseem Shah, 11. Will Davis
Warwickshire Predicted Playing XI:
1.Paul Stirling, 2. Robert Yates, 3. Alex Davies(WK)(C), 4. Sam Hain, 5. Dan Mousley, 6. Chris Benjamin(WK), 7. Chris Woakes, 8. Henry Brookes, 9. Craig Miles, 10. Danny Briggs, 11. Jacob Lintott
LEI VS WAR Prediction: WAR to Triumph:
The Leicestershire players will need to swiftly shift their focus to this game after their defeat yesterday. Glenn Maxwell’s availability for this game after finishing his IPL stint with RCB has helped the visitors in this match. Maxwell is likely to take advantage of the circumstances and heavily bombard the perimeter. He is not the only batter who helps the Birmingham Bears’ depth at the plate. The Birmingham Bears have a significantly better team man-to-man if you compare the two teams. With Birmingham Bears, we’ll wager on who will prevail in this match..
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