Grantham , May 03, Friday at 03:30 PM IST
Table toppers Nottinghamshire is all set to face third-place Durham in the Royal London One Day Cup. Having won their five matches out of six, Nottinghamshire likely to pocket this encounter.
Although both the teams lost their last encounter but there were some positives for the teams.
Alex Lees shone with the bat for Durham, slamming 115 runs. Pacer Ben Raine was also economical in the bowling department, scalping two wickets.
Nottinghamshire’s star player Alex Hales will boost their chances in the upcoming match as he will return to the mix.
Durham, on the other hand, has won only four matches out of six. They also have lost the last match. Apart from opener Chris Nash no other batsmen scored handsomely.
Durham- W, W, L, W, W, L
Nottinghamshire- W, W, W, W, W, L
Alex Hales will return to Nottinghamshire squad.
Durham’s Alex Lees scored a century in the last match against Lancashire.
Durham has released a 14-man squad to face off Nottinghamshire
Pacer Mark Wood returns to the squad along with Ryan Pringle & Ned Eckersley
Graham Clark & James Weighell are missing out from the squad
Nottinghamshire has also released the squad ahead of the clash
Ben Slater and Paul Coughlin are missing out due to injuries
Ben Duckett is on international duty and will not feature today
James Pattinson returns to the squad along with Alex Hales
Durham – Cameron Bancroft (c, wk), Ben Raine, Ryan Pringle, Scott Steel, Alex Lees, Ned Eckersley, Liam Trevaskis, Brydon Carse, Matthew Potts, Matt Salisbury, Gareth Harte, Jack Burnham, Michael Richardson, Mark Wood
Nottinghamshire-Jake Ball, Matthew Carter, Samit Patel, James Pattinson, Zak Chappell, Joe Clarke, Lyndon James, Jake Libby, Tom Moores, Steven Mullaney (c), Chris Nash, Alex Hales, Luke Fletcher, Luke Wood
Durham: Cameron Bancroft scored 151 in six matches.
Alex Lees scored 115 in the last match
Matt Salisbury and Ben Rainee were among the wickets in their previous outing.
Nottinghamshire: Chris Nash scored a clinical 51 runs with a strike rate of 76.12
Joe Clarke remained the highest run-getter. In six matches he scored 319 runs at an average of 53.16
Luke Wood was the only successful bowler in the previous outing, scalping two wickets.
Unavailable for Durham – Graham Clark & James Weighell
Unavailable for Nottinghamshire- Ben Slater, Ben Duckett and Paul Coughlin