Nottinghamshire Squad and Fixtures in NatWest T20 2017
Question in detailNottinghamshire Squad and Fixtures in NatWest T20 2017
A side to reach the playoffs twice in the last three seasons, Nottinghamshire has got the reasons to begin NatWest T20 Blast 2017 again on a high note. They got an emphatic start to their campaigns in 2014 and 2016 making it to the semifinal and quarterfinal respectively. However, stumbles towards the end kept them devoid of the title in both the seasons.
Their previous runs in the tournament advocate how competitive they can be in the ongoing season. Nottinghamshire's squad in NatWest T20 Blast 2017 doesn't however include big names, the way they approach the tournament make them a side to really reckon with. Likes of Daniel Christian, Alex Hales and James Pattinson, a few big names in their roster, gives them added vigor both in batting and bowling departments. Aside from this, they will be relying a lot on their all-time performers, including Wessels, Gurney and Patel.
Samit Patel has been their best all-rounder in all the three seasons. In the opening season (2014), he picked 15 wickets and scored 379 runs to power his team to the semifinal. In the very next season, he marked his presence with 8 wickets and 386 runs. Again, he had a fruitful season in 2016, wherein he grabbed 16 wickets and hit 143 runs. Another player to watch out for in NatWest 2017 is right-handed batsman Wessels, who reached 400-run mark in all the last three seasons. Gurney will be seen shouldering the bowling responsibility as he picked 12, 9 and 17 wickets in the last three seasons respectively. So, Nottinghamshire's squad in NatWest T20 Blast 2017 will have a significant reliance on these three players. The 16-member squad features Matthew Carter, Daniel Christian, Luke Fletcher, Harry Gurney, Jake Libby, Alex Hales, Brett Hutton, Tom Moores, Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, James Pattinson, Greg Smith, Chris Read, Brendan Taylor, Riki Wessels and Luke Wood.
Nottinghamshire NatWest T20 fixtures is given below:
Jul 07, Fri - Yorkshire vs Nottinghamshire, Leeds
Jul 08, Sat - Warwickshire vs Nottinghamshire, Birmingham
Jul 21, Fri - Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire, North Group, Nottingham
Jul 22, Sat - Nottinghamshire vs Northamptonshire, Nottingham
Jul 25, Tue - Durham vs Nottinghamshire, Chester-le-Street
Jul 26, Wed - Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire, Nottingham
Jul 28, Thu - Lancashire vs Nottinghamshire, Manchester
Jul 30, Sun - Nottinghamshire vs Yorkshire, Nottingham
Aug 02, Wed - Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire, Leicester
Aug 04, Fri - Derbyshire vs Nottinghamshire, Derby
Aug 05, Sat - Nottinghamshire vs Durham, Nottingham
Aug 11, Fri - Nottinghamshire vs Warwickshire, Nottingham
Aug 13, Sun - Worcestershire vs Nottinghamshire, Worcester
Aug 18, Fri - Nottinghamshire vs Leicestershire, Nottingham.
Will Nottinghamshire become the title winner of NatWest T20 Blast 2017?