Derbyshire vs Worcestershire: May 27, County Championship 2021 Prediction

Derbyshire vs Worcestershire: May 27, County Championship 2021 Prediction
21.05.2021,16:05 113 0

Head-to-Head

Last 5 Matches 

  • Match drawn – 15 April 2021;
  • Derbyshire won by 82 runs – 07 July 2019;
  • Worcs won by an innings and 42 runs – 19 May 2017;
  • Worcs won by 9 wickets – 20 September 2016;
  • Match drawn – 20 June 2016.

The Derbyshire vs Worcestershire head-to-head results of the last five matches show that Worcs have won 2 games, Derbyshire one, while two matches have been drawn.

In the latest WOR vs DER match that took place from April 15 to 18 in Derby, Worcs won the toss and opted to field. Derbyshire piled 390 thanks to efforts from Matt Critchley who stroked 109 off 159 balls with 11 fours, Leus du Plooy’s 98 off 170 balls with 10 fours, and ‘keeper Harvey Hosein’s 83 off 173 balls with 10 fours.

For Worcs, the best bowlers were Ed Barnard with 4/67 in 25.2 overs, Joe Leach with 2/69 in 21 overs and Alzarri Joseph with 2/108 in 24 overs.

Worcs replied with 305 with the main contributions from Tom Fell who clobbered 69 off 147 balls with 13 fours, Riki Wessels’s 60 off 95 balls with 9 fours and Alzarri Joseph’s 46 off 55 balls with 8 fours and 1 sixer.

Derby’s bowling was led by Matt Critchley with 5/67 in 25 overs and he was supported by Fynn Hudson-Prentice with 2/50 in 15 overs as well as Samuel Conners with 2/54 in 18 overs.

In the second essay, Derbyshire scored 312/5 declared with help from Matt Critchley who scored 84 off 109 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixers, Wayne Madsen’s 66 off 88 balls with 8 fours and Harvey Hosein who cracked 55 off 88 balls with 2 fours.

For Worcs, the best bowler was Daryl Mitchell with 2/34 in 15 overs. Brett D’Oliveira, Ed Barnard, and Alzarri Joseph claimed a scalp each.

Worcs were set a target of 398 runs for victory. They fought well and managed to save the game ending up with 193/8 in 83.5 overs. Wicket-keeper Ben Cox became the top scorer with 60 off 148 balls with 10 fours and he was supported by Ed Barnard with 35 off 110 balls with 5 fours.

For Derbyshire, Ben Aitchison bagged 3/18 in 12 overs, Matt Critchley 3/76 in 32.5 overs and Fynn Hudson-Prentice 2/38 in 14 overs.

Match Predictions and Team Previews

County Championship

Group 1

TEAM M W L D PT
ESSEX 6 2 2 2 76
NOTTS 5 2 1 2 73
DURH 5 2 1 2 73
WORCS 6 0 1 5 70
WARKS 5 2 1 2 67
DERBS 5 0 2 3 41

In the County Championship 2021, Worcs have played 6 matches, lost 1 and drawn 5 to bag 70 points. Derby have played 5 games, out of which they have lost 2 and drawn three to get 41 points.

Derbyshire vs Worcestershire Betting

Our match prediction favours a Worcs victory because they are in better form this season.

Summary

We predict a Worcestershire victory based on the teams’ current form.

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