Match 96

DUR vs LEI Fantasy Dream Team Prediction: Fantasy Cricket Tips for Match 95

Last Updated: 2/7/2021 11:44 AM IST

Durham vs Leicestershire (DUR vs LEI), Match 96 Preview

Match 96 of the "Vitality Blast, 2021" will be played between Durham and Leicestershire (DUR vs LEI). The match will be played at the Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.

Durham have played 9 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, while Leicestershire have played 11 matches in the series and they are currently ranked ninth on the points table.

In their previous encounter in this series, Ned Eckersley was the Man of the Match and Durham beat Leicestershire by 2 wickets. Ben Raine scored the highest fantasy points for Durham with 134 match fantasy points while Arron Lilley topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Leicestershire with 154 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Durham against Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire beat Durham by 30 runs. The top fantasy player for DUR was Matty Potts who scored 86 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire beat Leicestershire by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for LEI was Callum Parkinson who scored 72 fantasy points.

Pitch Report/Condition

The pitch at the Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 81 matches is 169 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 49% of its matches. So the toss does not make much of a difference here.

Pacers have been very successful at this Venue. They have earned 64% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.

Head to Head

In the 34 matches played between these 2 teams, Durham have won 18 matches and Leicestershire have won 13 matches. Durham Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Leicestershire.