After drubbing Nottinghamshire in their opening game of Vitality T20 Blast match, Worcestershire would immediately get ready for their second encounter of the tournament against Warwickshire of the North Group at New Roads, Worcester on Friday, July 19.
Worcestershire would be looking forward to not lose their momentum when they face Warwickshire.
Warwickshire finished 6th in the last edition but this time they are likely to not repeat the earlier mistakes and perform better to raise their chances of finishing top at the points table.
Vitality Blast Twenty20 Cup
Match: Worcestershire Rapids vs Birmingham Bears
Date And Time: 19th July, Friday- 7:45pm IST
Venue: Blackfinch New Road, Worcester
Pitch Report, WAS vs WOR:
Batsmen would find it difficult to sustain themselves at this surface. Bowlers will have an advantage in the initial overs. Weather is expected to be sunny on the match day.
WAS vs WOR Team News:
Warwickshire team news:
Ashton Agar has been brought in by Warwickshire for this Vitality T20 Blast. J Trott and Grant Elliott have retired from the format, while Sunny Singh and B Rankin have been released. Chris Wright moves to Leicestershire, Josh Poysden took away by Yorkshire and Hampshire bids on K Barker.
Worcestershire team news:
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has been signed for Worcestershire for this season. Joe Clarke moves to Nottinghamshire, whereas Steve Magoffin retired from the domestic circuit.
WAS vs WOR Probable Playing 11
Team Worcestershire (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Rikkie Wessels, Moeen Ali (C), Callum Ferguson, Daryll Mitchell, Ben Cox (wk), Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard, Wayne Parnell, Patrick Brown, Dillon Pennington.
Team Warwickshire or Birmingham Bears (Playing XI): Ian Bell, Ed Pollock, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Dominic Sibley, Michael Burgess (WK), Ashton Agar, Jeetan Patel (C), Will Rhodes, Alex Thomson, Olly Stone.
My Dream XI: