Leicestershire Squad and Schedules in NatWest T20 2017
Question in detailLeicestershire NatWest T20 2017 Schedules & Fixtures
Considering their nightmarish fates in the last three seasons, wherein they couldn't even manage to tower second from the bottom, Leicestershire signed up NatWest 2017 edition as the least-rated side to win the title. Barely two weeks into the tournament has the team changed millions predictions that once neglected them largely for many obvious reasons. Now in a comfortable position with three wins in the first three games, Leicestershire began on a higher note than expected.
What a start Leicestershire has got off to their NatWest T20 2017 campaign this year! They sit top of the table at present on the back of three consecutive wins; the first that was a worthy of their laudable batting efforts, the second that seemed much easier in the chase, and the third that reflected their true bowling dominance. It's no less than a fairy-tale start for Leicestershire squad in NatWest T20 Blast 2017.
Leicestershire cleared their intent in their very first clash chasing down a decent 174-run target against Lancashire at the loss of 7 wickets. The win infused them with a lot of confidence. Going into their next game against Worcestershire, the side showcased a lethal bowling display that was well supported by their batsmen in the chase. Leicestershire chased 149 with 5 down and also 9 balls to spare thus beating Worcestershire by 5 wickets. On a track that was more a bowlers' paradise, Leicestershire panned out another success story defending moderate a 147-run total against Warwickshire. Up and about with 6 points in three games, Leicestershire has seen all their players in form. Leicestershire squad in NatWest T20 Blast 2017 includes Clint McKay (c), Aadil Ali, Gavin Griffiths, Mark Cosgrove, Ned Eckersley, Luke Ronchi, Colin Ackermann, Lewis Hill, Cameron Delport, Callum Parkinson, Mathew Pillans, Dieter Klein, David Sayer and Tom Wells.
Leicestershire NatWest T20 2017 schedules is as follows:
Jul 09, Sun - Lancashire vs Leicestershire, Liverpool
Jul 14, Fri - Worcestershire vs Leicestershire, Worcester
Jul 16, Sun - Warwickshire vs Leicestershire, Birmingham
Jul 20, Thu - Durham vs Leicestershire, Chester-le-Street
Jul 21, Fri - Leicestershire vs Northamptonshire, Leicester
Jul 25, Tue - Leicestershire vs Warwickshire, Leicester
Jul 28, Fri - Leicestershire vs Durham, Leicester
Jul 30, Sun - Derbyshire vs Leicestershire, Derby
Aug 02, Wed - Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire, Leicester
Aug 04, Fri - Leicestershire vs Lancashire, Leicester
Aug 11, Fri - Northamptonshire vs Leicestershire, Northampton
Aug 12, Sat - Leicestershire vs Yorkshire, Leicester
Aug 17, Thu - Leicestershire vs Derbyshire, Leicester
Aug 18, Fri - Nottinghamshire vs Leicestershire, Nottingham.
Will Leicestershire capitalize on the good start to make it to the knockouts in NatWest T20 Blast 2017?