Leicestershire are a better side on the paper as compared to Yorkshire.
Leicestershire will go one-on-one against Yorkshire in the Group 2 contest of the English One Day Cup on Sunday. In their opening game, Leicestershire chased down the target of 276 runs quite comfortably against Derbyshire and got their first points on the board. Half-centuries from Rishi Patel, Marcus Harris and Lewis Hill helped Leicestershire to cross the finishing line.
Meanwhile, Yorkshire had a poor start, as they lost their 1st game against Surrey by 5 wickets. Defending only 165 runs, they put up a good show with the ball by picking up 5 wickets, but that wasn’t enough as they lost the match by 5 wickets.
Leicestershire vs Yorkshire, Group 1
Venue: Grace Road, Leicester
Date & Time: July 25th at 3:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
The boundaries are very short on either side of the ground, which makes the batters’ game relatively easy. It’s a 280-290 kind of a wicket, and whoever wins the toss should bowl first.
Probable Playing XIs for LEI vs YOR:
Nick Welch, Rishi Patel, Marcus Harris, Lewis Hill (c & wk), George Rhodes, Arron Lilley, Louis Kimber, Ben Mike, Ed Barnes, Dieter Klein, Chris Wright
Will Fraine, Harry Duke (wk), Gary Ballance, George Hill, Jonathan Tattersall, Matthew Revis, Dom Bess (c), Matthew Waite, Mathew Pillans, Ben Coad, Jack Shutt
Top Picks for LEI vs YOR Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Leicestershire
Overseas star Marcus Harris was the top scorer for Leicestershire in the last game against Derbyshire. He scored 75 runs from 85 balls, which included 7 fours.
Rishi Patel set up a good foundation for the run-chase alongside with Nick Welch in the last game against Derbyshire. He played extremely well for his run-a-ball 70 runs, which comprises of 9 fours.
Top Picks – Yorkshire
Gary Ballance played a sensible knock in the last game against Surrey. He ended his innings on 39 runs from 52 balls. He has got a good temperament and bats long.
Seamer Mathew Pillans was exceptional with the ball in Yorkshire’s last match. Despite leaking 6.33 runs per over, he picked up 4 wickets. He will be a good pick for your fantasy teams.
LEI vs YOR Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LEI vs YOR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Harry Duke, Gary Ballance, Marcus Harris, Lewis Hill, Rishi Patel (c), Matthew Revis (vc), Arron Lilley, Dom Bess, Ben Coad, Mathew Pillans, Dieter Klein
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LEI vs YOR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jonathan Tattersall, Gary Ballance (vc), Marcus Harris (c), George Hill, Rishi Patel, Arron Lilley, George Rhodes, Mathew Pillans, Ed Barnes, Jack Shutt, Chris Wright
LEI vs YOR Risky Captaincy Choices:
Dom Bess is a good all-round cricketer who can be effective with both bat and ball. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Player you should avoid:
Considering his average performances in recent times, you can avoid Will Fraine while making your fantasy teams.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.