We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Northamptonshire: Chris Lynn, Ricardo Vasconcelos (wk), Josh Cobb, Saif Zaib, Gus Miller, David Willey (c), James Sales, Freddie Heldreich, Andrew Tye, Alex Russell, Ben Sanderson
Worcestershire: Jack Haynes, Brett D’Oliveira (c), Adam Hose, Kashif Ali, Ben Cox (wk), Michael Bracewell, Matthew Waite, Joe Leach, Pat Brown, Dillon Pennington, Mitchell Stanley
(Based on the last three games in Northampton)
1st innings avg. score: 183/7
2nd innings avg. score: 164/8
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Seamers took 62% of the wickets, with 16 of 45 wickets falling in the powerplay and 13 in the last five overs. Meanwhile, batters crossed the 30-run mark 11 times – of which only two belonged to the top three batters.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Josh Cobb loves hitting sixes in Northampton. He has smashed the most maximums (66), along with 122 fours, while aggregating 1,347 runs at 34. Against Worcestershire, he has scored 414 runs at 32.
The conditions in Northampton also suit Chris Lynn’s batting. He has registered two centuries and as many half-centuries in just six matches to collect 366 runs. Moreover, he has scored 516 runs at 64.5 for the Northants over the last year.
Ben Sanderson has bagged 37 wickets in 30 matches while Freddie Heldreich has picked 12 wickets in eight matches at the venue.
David Willey has done it all at the venue: 587 runs at 24, 27 wickets, and 18 catches.
Brett D’Oliveira has accumulated 251 runs at 25, scalped eight wickets, and grabbed three catches against Northampton – of which 183 runs at 30, four wickets, and all three catches have come at the venue.
Adam Hose has scored 363 runs at 45 versus Northampton including a top score of 119. Furthermore, he has scored 1,105 runs at 34.5 in professional T20s over the last 12 months.
Michael Bracewell (58 runs and six wickets) featured in the Best11 in the last five matches.
Pat Brown has been Worcestershire’s most successful bowler in the last 12 months, scalping 14 wickets in 12 matches.