Nottinghamshire vs Durham North Vitality Blast Tips

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Nottinghamshire vs Durham North Match Details

  • Date: 2023-06-08
  • Start Time: 11:00
  • Location: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
  • Tournament: T20 Vitality Blast 2023
  • Format: T20 Blast
  • Tipster: Brian Thorpe

Tip Summary

  • Nottinghamshire need to buckle up in the T20 Championship as they have scored a win in only four of seven league matches.
  • Durham are at the top of the North Group standings with four victories and two losses from six games. 
  • The two teams have played against each other a total of 36 times and Durham have emerged victorious in 11 of those games. Nottinghamshire won 20 games while one match ended in a draw. 

In the upcoming North Group fixture of the T20 Blast 2023, Nottinghamshire will be locking horns with Durham. The two teams are all set to play against each other at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Thursday, June 08. Durham and Nottinghamshire have experienced different rides in the competition.

Durham are occupying the top place in the North Group points table. They have featured in a total of six league games so far, winning four and losing two fixtures. The team is coming into the Thursday game after defeating Northamptonshire in its last game by four wickets. 

It was a good bowling performance by the side, as they restricted Northamptonshire to a score of 167 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Nathan Sowter was the pick of the bowler for the team with a total of four wickets to his name. Chasing the score, the batters also did a good job. They posted 162 runs on the board in 18.5 overs as the opening batter Graham Clark smacked 55 runs off just 30 balls. 

As far as Nottinghamshire are concerned, they have eight points to their name from four victories and three losses. The team is sitting in the sixth place in the points table. They will also be high on momentum as they defeated Warwickshire and Lancashire by 11 runs and five wickets, respectively. In the game against Warwickshire, the Nottinghamshire batters ruled the pitch by smacking 214 runs in the allotted 20 overs. Meanwhile, the fixture against Lancashire saw the team chasing 146 runs within 18.5 overs.

Notably, this will be the second time that the two teams will be playing against each other in the T20 Blast 2023. The first encounter witnessed the domination of Nottinghamshire as they scored a victory by five wickets. Batting first in the game, Durham scored 168 runs.

Oliver Robinson was the top performer with the bat as he hammered a fifty while for Nottinghamshire, Steven Mullaney was the pick of the bowler with three wickets. In the second innings, the opening batter Alex Hales caused carnage as he played a good knock of 65 runs off just 46 balls. His exploits helped Nottinghamshire is reaching a win within 19.2 overs.

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Nottinghamshire vs Durham North Tips

Top Nottinghamshire Batter: Alex Hales

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: T20 Vitality Blast 2023
  • Date: 2023-06-08
  • Best Odds: 4.00 @ 22Bet

The opening batter Alex Hales is one of the top performers in the T20 Blast 2023. He has played a total of seven matches for Nottinghamshire so far and has scored 218 runs at a good average of over 36. The batter failed to make an impact in Nottinghamshire’s last game against Lancashire as he scored only 17 runs off 15 balls before being dismissed by Jack Blatherwick. However, the chances of Hales scoring big on Thursday are high as he was the player of the match when his team last played against Durham in the T20 Blast. The veteran batter smacked not out 65 runs off 46 balls to help his team chase 169 runs in 19.2 overs. Also, Alex has a stunning record in the shortest format of the game both in international and franchise cricket.

Top Durham Batter: Graham Clark

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: T20 Vitality Blast 2023

Graham Clark took home the Man of the Match award as Durham defeated Northamptonshire in their most recent match of the T20 Blast 2023. Durham were given the target of 162 runs and it took them only 18.5 over to chase it. Clark was the main reason for the same as he hit 55 runs off 30 balls. His knock included four boundaries and three maximums at a strike rate of over 183. Speaking of his overall performance, Graham Clark has hit 222 runs in six matches at an average of over 44.40. Therefore, the odds are in favor of the batter hitting big on Thursday and helping his franchise continue its winning streak.

Top wicket-taker of the match: Nathan Sowter

Top Wicket Taker
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: T20 Vitality Blast 2023
  • Date: 2023-06-08
  • Best Odds: 4.75 @ Dafabet

Durham will have the services of the third-highest wicket-taker of the T20 Blast 2023, Nathan Sowter, on Thursday when they will go one-on-one against Nottinghamshire. Sowter has done exceptionally well in the tournament with 13 wickets in six league matches at an average of over nine and an economy rate of 5.21. Sowter has the best economy rate in the T20 Championship and thus is expected to perform well on Thursday as well.