Leicester, August 09 at 11:00 PM IST
Leicestershire Foxes will welcome Northamptonshire at Grace Road, Leicester tonight with an eye on their third consecutive win in the tournament.
The Foxes have managed back to back wins over Worcestershire and Warwickshire in the previous two encounters and have a perfect opportunity of making it three in a row in front of the home crowd.
North Group Standing
Foxes are comfortably sitting fourth in the table with three wins, four defeats and a no-result in eight encounters. They share the same number of points (seven) with the third-placed Nottinghamshire but are lagging behind due to net run rate.
Northants Steelbacks managed their second win of the tournament in the previous fixture against Durham and will look gain some momentum in the tournament. With two wins in six games, they are placed bottom second in the ladder.
Leicestershire – W, L, W, W
Northamptonshire- W, NR, L, W
Northamptonshire haven’t named any change to their squad
Northants will take on Leicestershire with the same squad that featured against Durham
Richard Levi, Adam Rossington and Skipper Joshua Cobb will form the top order for Steelbacks
Rob Keogh, Alex Wakley, D Pretorius and Matt Coles will form the middle order
Ben Sanderson, Nathan Buck, Graeme White and Faheem Ashraf will form the bowling attack
Leicestershire has named an unchanged 13-man squad to take on Northants
Mark Cosgrove, Harry Swindells and Arron Lilley will form the top order for Foxes
C Ackermann, Lewis Hill, Harry Dearden and Aadil Ali will follow
Callum Parkinson, Will Davies and Gavin Griffiths will form the bowling attack
Adam Rossington (wk), Matt Coles, Richard Levi, Nathan Buck, Joshua Cobb (c), Ben Sanderson, Alex Wakely, Graeme White, Rob Keogh, Dwaine Pretorius, Faheem Ashraf
Lewis Hill (wk), Colin Ackermann (c), Mark Cosgrove, Harry Dearden, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths, Arron Lilley, Aadil Ali, Will Davis, Dieter Klein, Harry Swindells
Dearden, Hill (wk), C Ackermann (capt), Aadil, Cosgrove, Davis, Griffiths, Klein, Lilley, Mike, Parkinson, Swindells, Wright
Fantasy picks from Northamptonshire-
Rob Keogh, Alex Wakley and J Cobb are the leading run-scorer for the side
In 5 innings, Alex Wakley has managed 133 runs while J Cobb has scored 134 runs respectively
G White and Ben Sanderson are leading wicket-taker with 6 scalps each
Faheem Ashraf has bagged 5 wickets so far
Fantasy picks from Leicestershire-
Colin Ackermann is the key in batting. With 224 runs in 7 innings, he is the leading run-scorer for the side. He is also the leading wicket-taker for the side with 8 scalps
A Lilley, Mark Cosgrove and L Hill are other key contributors with the bat
G Griffith and S Davies share 6 wickets each