We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Lancashire: Phillip Salt (wk), Luke Wells, Steven Croft (c), Daryl Mitchell, Colin de Grandhomme, Rob Jones, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood, Tom Bailey, Richard Gleeson, Matthew Parkinson
Leicestershire: Nick Welch, Lewis Hill (wk), Arron Lilley, Colin Ackermann (c), Wiaan Mulder, Rishi Patel, Louis Kimber, Chris Wright, Rehan Ahmed, Callum Parkinson, Naseem Shah
(Based on the last three games in Manchester)
1st innings avg. score: 161/6
2nd innings avg. score: 178/6
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 100%
Seamers took 64% of the wickets, with 11 wickets falling in the powerplay and 13 between overs 15 and 20. Meanwhile, four fifties were registered – of which only one belonged to a top-order batter.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Phillip Salt (151 runs and a catch) and Daryl Mitchell (82 runs and two catches) featured in the Best11 in four of their last five T20s.
Luke Wood loves bowling at Old Trafford, where he has bagged 23 wickets including the best figures of four for 20.
When these sides last met, Lewis Hill (50 runs and a catch) and Tom Hartley (two wickets) were the power players for their respective sides.
By scalping 25 wickets in 16 games (the most by a Lancashire bowler in 2022), Richard Gleeson provided an average of 39 points per match.
Colin Ackermann (367 runs at 31) and Callum Parkinson (20 wickets) were the leading run-getter and wicket-taker respectively for Leicestershire in the previous edition.
In 2022, Nick Welch collected 173 runs at 43 and also generated bonus points for slamming the most sixes (12) by a Leicestershire player.