Durham vs Leicestershire Prediction – T20 Blast 2024

Durham vs Leicestershire Match Prediction & Betting Tips – Vitality T20 Blast 2024

Durham will take on Leicestershire at Chester-le-Street in the North Group of the 2024 Vitality Blast. This game gets underway at 18:30 local time on Wednesday 12th June 2024.

DUR vs LEI, Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street Pitch Report

There is often something for the bowlers early on at Chester-le-Street and whoever bats first will need to make around 140 to be competitive in this match.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Durham vs Leicestershire, Vitality T20 Blast 2024

Durham Team News & Playing 11

DUR Team News

Although Durham come into this match in eighth place with only Notts Outlaws below them in the North Group, they have won two and lost two so far in the tournament and are level on points with their opponents in this game who are in fourth place in the table.

DUR Team Batting

Posting 194/9 against Birmingham Bears in their last game on Saturday, Durham once again had their in-form all-format batter David Bedingham to thank. Across their batting line-up, there are big hitters to attack for Durham throughout their innings.

DUR Team Bowling

Defending a high target, Durham’s bowlers impressed with only Paul Coughlin going wicketless against Birmingham Bears. They have top quality spinners as well as high level pace bowlers with the majority of their attack rated as white ball specialists.

DUR Team Form

Durham lost their opening two matches but are now looking for their third successive win.

Durham Predicted Playing 11

Graham Clark, Alex Lees (c), David Bedingham, Ollie Robinson (wk), Ashton Turner, Ben Raine, Haydon Mustard, Paul Coughlin, Matthew Potts, Callum Parkinson, Nathan Sowter

Leicestershire Team News & Playing 11

LEI Team News

Defending a target of 177, Leicestershire returned to winning ways when they beat Worcestershire Rapids by four runs on the weekend. They come into this match just two points away from Yorkshire Vikings who sit in second place of the table.

LEI Team Batting

Opener Rishi Patel top scored for Leicestershire against the Rapids and was also their leading run scorer from the top five in the line-up during their last head to head with Durham last week. Keeper-batter Ben Cox has impressed in recent games with the bat.

LEI Team Bowling

Leicestershire picked up only three wickets when they last took on Durham and it was only Wiaan Mulder, Scott Currie and Rehan Ahmed who dismissed a batter. Both Currie and Ahmed come into this match after picking up two wickets each in their win over Worcestershire Rapids.

LEI Team Form

Leicestershire have won two and lost two so far in the tournament and ended a run of losing games in their last fixture.

Leicestershire Predicted Playing 11

Rishi Patel, Sol Budinger, Peter Handscomb (c), Louis Kimber, Wiaan Mulder, Ben Cox (wk), Ben Mike, Rehan Ahmed, Lewis Goldsworthy, Scott Currie, Josh Hull

🏆 Durham vs Leicestershire Prediction

With the North Group so close, this match could see Durham leap up the table or could see Leicestershire knocking on the door of the top two. With the sides meeting so recently and Durham enjoying a comfortable win in that clash, we are predicting them to win again. Targeting their third victory in a row, we are backing Durham.

Durham to beat Leicestershire

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