As the caravan of the Vitality Blast rolls on, it will be Northamptonshire vs Leicestershire on Wednesday, July 4th.
Winners of the 2013 and 2016 editions, Northamptonshire Steelbacks will be looking for a good start to their campaign. Led by Alex Wakely, NOR’s biggest attraction would be their overseas power-hitter in Richard Levi. Levi is blessed with a great hand-eye coordination and was the county’s leading run-scorer in last year’s edition, having accumulated 375 runs at a marauding strike-rate of 167. But, it is how their bowl will probably define their campaign. Their bowlers economy-rate of 8.97 was the worst in the North Group last season, which is the form of Richard Gleeson, who played a pivotal part in NOR’s 2016 winning heist assumes prime importance.
Venue details:- County Ground, Northampton
Match Timings:- Wednesday, July 4th, 2018, 11:00 PM IST
Their opponents in Leicestershire Foxes will look to shrug off the disappointment of the past season, which saw them finish in the Quarterfinal stage. With Paul Nixon as the head coach, the three-time champions Leicestershire’s overseas recruitments in Mohammed Nabi, and tearaway Pakistani quick Mohammad Abbas looks exciting, while Cameron Delport, the hard-hitting South African with a career strike-rate of 138, will be the cornerstone of their batting. Callum Parkinson, the young left-arm spinner picked up to 15 wickets for NOR last season and is expected to be their X-Factor this time around. So, who will win NOR vs LEI? Let us delve into the betting odds as part of our NOR vs LEI today match prediction.
NOR vs LEI Key Players
NOR vs LEI WHO WILL WIN
So, who will win NOR vs LEI? As part of our today match prediction, the odds in favour of NOR winning the encounter is 8/13, implying a return of Rs 161.53 over 100, while that of LEI winning it are 13/10, meaning a return of Rs 230 over a bid of 100.
PREDICTION:- As per the odds, Northamptonshire Steelbacks will start as prime contenders in NOR vs LEI T20.