Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Derbyshire v Warwickshire RLODC preview

I only see one change to the Derbyshire side for tomorrow's visit of Warwickshire in the RLODC.

Tony Palladino will surely come back into the side to add another bowling specialist. That should take care of ten of the problem twenty overs from Headingley, while more opportunity for Alex Hughes should handle the vast majority of the other ten.

That squad of thirteen:

Billy Godleman
Luis Reece
Ben Slater
Shiv Thakor
Wayne Madsen
Daryn Smit
Jeevan Mendis
Alex Hughes
Matt Critchley
Tony Palladino
Hardus Viljoen
Tom Milnes
Ben Cotton

Visitors Warwickshire have won only one of five games and so, irrespective of their first division status, must be seen as beatable - IF we bowl better. Sod's Law is that we will choose this one to bat badly, but the line up looks long and impressive.

The visitors squad:

 Ian Bell, Mark Adair, Tim Ambrose, Keith Barker, Rikki Clarke, Sam Hain, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Ateeq Javid, Matthew Lamb, Jeetan Patel, Josh Poysden, Grant Thornton, Aaron Thomason, Jonathon Trott

If we play to potential, with that side, we can win. If their top batsmen get going, then we will struggle.

I'm going for a home win though.

Don't let me down, lads.


1 comment:

Gary said...

I would be worried that their spinners may be better than ours and may decide the game - We will see!