2017 NatWest T20 Blast: Durham VS Nottinghamshire Match Prediction
The 2017 NatWest T20 Blast is giving quite a good to time to the cricket enthusiasts all around the world. The annual T20 league which is divided into two groups; North and South, began on the July 7th and will be played till the 2nd of September. All the 18 first-class county teams are trying their level best to make it through to the quarterfinals of the tournament. The current champions are Northamptonshire Steelbacks who are placed at the 2nd spot on the points table of the North Division. On 25th July, the first match will be played between Durham and Nottinghamshire which will begin at 05:30 PM as per GMT. The match will be held at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. It is going to be an interesting match indeed. Who will win? Let’s find out in the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast Match Prediction.
Analyzing the Performances of the Teams
So, let’s take a glance at the performances of both the teams so far in the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast. Speaking of Nottinghamshire, the team won its last match against the defending champions Northamptonshire by 12 runs as per the DLS method. This made the team reach the 7th spot in the standings of the North Group with 4 points and a net run-rate of -0.491. On the other hand, there is Durham which has been performing terribly in the tourney as of now. The team didn’t win a single, out of total 3 matches played. The team lost its very last match against Leicestershire by 27 runs on the 20th of July. Currently, the team is placed on the last spot (9th) on the points table of the North Division with a poor net run-rate of -1.427 and 0 points. It will be interesting to see whether the team manages to defeat Nottinghamshire in the match.
Predicting the Winner of the Match
Well, the picture seems quite clear. Isn’t too obvious that Nottinghamshire is definitely in a stronger position than Durham? Although nothing is much predictable in T20 matches but still ignoring the current stats isn’t justifiable. Hence, chances are very high that Nottinghamshire will be winning the match.