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Friday’s North Group clash in T20 Vitality Blast will take place between Worcestershire and Warwickshire (Birmingham Bears) at New Road, Worcester. This is the second game of both the sides.
Warwickshire registered a thumping win by 8 wickets against Nottinghamshire in the season opener with Ian Bell’s unbeaten 82 of 57 deliveries. Opting to bowl first, Warwickshire restricted Steelbacks on 155-7 and then easily chased down the target in 17.2 over with Ian Bell’s 82* and Sam Hain’s 45* of 30 deliveries.
Worcestershire will be boosted by the presence of Callum Ferguson and Martin Guptill will face Lancashire in their first game. They will be missing the services of Travis Head who is busy with national duty. They have also strengthened their bowling attack by signing pacer Andy Carter.
The WOR vs WAS clash will begin at 10:00 PM IST. Read on for WOR vs WAS team news and WOR vs WAS dream11 prediction.
New Road, Worcestershire is an average batting wicket with the highest total recorded as 218/2 in ODIs. Four ODI matches have been played at this venue and all have been won by the chasing side. The average first innings score here is 196.
Total matches – 4
Matches won bowling first – 4
Average 1st Inns scores – 196
Average 2nd Inns scores – 197
Highest total recorded – 218/2 (48.3 Ov) by WI vs ZIM
Highest score chased – 218/2 (48.3 Ov) by WI vs ZIM
Worcestershire has strengthened their bowling attack by bringing in Andy Carter. Carter has signed a six-weeks contract and will be available for Vitality Blast and Specsavers County Championship.
Warwickshire has named a 14-man squad for their upcoming clash. C Woakes is still recovering from his knee injury and will feature after a couple of games.
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M Guptill, J Clarke, C Ferguson, D Mitchell, B D’oliveira, B Cox (wk), R Whiteley, Ed Barnard, L Wood, D Pennington, P Brown, Rhodes, A Carter
G Elliott, Ambrose, I Bell, Brookes, C De Grandhomme, S Hain, H-Dalby, Hose, J Patel, Pollock, J Poysden, B Rankin, Rhodes, Sibley
The probable WOR vs WAS playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: B Cox
Batsmen: R Whiteley, J Clarke, M Guptill, C Ferguson
All-rounder: B D’Oliviera, D Mitchell, Ed Barnard
Bowlers: P Brown, A Carter, L Wood, D Pennington
Wicket-keeper: T Ambrose
Batsmen: I Bell, S Hain, A Hose
All-rounder: C de Grandhomme, G Elliott, W Rhodes
Bowlers: J Poysden, B Rankin, J Patel/O Stone
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