NatWest t20 Blast, 2016 Notts vs NOR 1st Semi-Final 20th August 2016 Live Streaming Ball By Ball :- Richard The English fans have tightened their seat belts as the newborn baby of Cricket is ready to entertain the whole country of England. The Natwest t20 Blast 2016 has now reached the semifinal stages.
The Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire will lock their horns in the first semifinal match of this tournament. These both team will lock their horn on August 20 at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
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Nottinghamshire Team preview
The Daniel Christain led side is always been the favorite to hold the trophy of this tournament. This team is fully loaded and cherished with the former international players.
The likes of Michael Lumb, Daniel Christain, Samit Patel, Chris Read are forming the batting line up of Nottinghamshire team. Meanwhile, the bowling unit relies heavily on the likes of Imran Tahir, Jake Ball, Harry Gurney and Steven Mullaney.
But the x-factors for this team are Samit Patel and captain Daniel Christain. These both allrounders are consistently performing for their team and in the important semi-final, their team will look up to them.
Meanwhile, this team reached the semifinal stage after thrashing Essex. Samit Patel was adjudged man of the match, who score 23 runs and snatched 4 wickets.
This team just need a regular performance from their extraordinary players to register a spot in the final.
Greg Smith, Daniel Christian(c), Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney, Chris Read(w), Luke Wood, Jake Ball, Imran Tahir, Harry Gurney, Sam Wood, Brendan Taylor, Sam Kelsall, Brett Hutton, Will Gidman, Luke Fletcher, Jake Libby, Riki Wessels, Michael Lumb.
Northamptonshire Team Preview
The Northamptonshire is the only team in the knockout stages which lacks international t20 specialist on their side. But, despite this, they managed to register a ticket in the semifinal stage.
The credit must to their local domestic players who really stood out and performed exceptionally well. The likes of Joshua Cobb, Adm Rossington, and Ben Duckett are the main guns of this team.
Meanwhile, the foreign players for this team are the South African duo Richard Levi and Rory Kelinvelt, and these both need to fire in their respective batting and bowling department.
Also, this team has reached the semifinal stage after defeating the strong Middlesex team and this win shows us that, Northamptonshire has the potential to be the champion of Natwest t20 Blast 2016.
Although, their next opposition are far better than then but they just need to believe that they can win and this belief will definitely help them in securing the win.
Rory Kleinveldt, Graeme White, Richard Gleeson, Azharullah, Ben Sanderson, Monty Panesar, David Murphy, Rob Keogh, Rob Newton, Olly Stone, Saif Zaib, Jake Libby, Moin Ashraf, Richard Levi, Adam Rossington(w), Joshua Cobb, Ben Duckett, Alex Wakely(c), Seekkuge Prasanna.
Nottinghsmapshire is expected to win this match.and Rory Kleinvelt