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STAT ATTACK: Lightning v Rapids, sponsored by Thomas Cook Sport

STAT ATTACK: Lightning v Rapids, sponsored by Thomas Cook Sport

STAT ATTACK: Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids, NatWest T20 Blast

Lancashire Lightning welcome Worcestershire Rapids to Emirates Old Trafford for the NatWest T20 Blast clash sponsored by Thomas Cook Sport.

Take a look at all the key stats ahead of this must win fixture in Manchester, which will also make the start of our first ever Bails and Ales drinks festival.

For an in-depth look into this fixture, take a look at our Lightning v Rapids match preview.

  • Seven of the previous eight encounters between these counties have been won by Lancashire Lightning (L1).
  • Lancashire Lightning have only won once in their last five completed matches ahead of this contest with Worcestershire (L4); all those games have been away from home however.
  • The last four games involving Worcestershire Rapids have been won by the side to bat first (W1 L3).
  • Karl Brown needs 16 runs to reach 2,000 in T20 matches.
  • Lancashire Lightning’s Matthew Parkinson has the best economy rate of any spinner to record 5+ overs this season (6.2, 24 overs).
  • Jordan Clark needs 15 runs to reach 500 in T20 matches.
  • Ryan McLaren needs 1 wicket to reach 150 in T20 matches.

 

Head-to-head: Lightning v Rapids

 

Lightning

Rapids

Games

8

8

Won

7

1

Lost

1

7

Drawn

0

0

Win %

87.5

12.5

 

Table: NatWest T20 Blast (North Group)

Pos

Team

P

W

L

D

Pts

1

Outlaws

13

8

3

0

18

2

Falcons

12

7

4

0

15

3

Bears

13

7

5

0

15

4

Steelbacks

12

6

4

0

14

5

Vikings

13

5

5

1

13

6

Foxes

12

6

5

0

13

7

Lightning

12

4

5

1

11

8

Rapids

12

3

8

0

7

9

Jets

13

3

10

0

2

 

Bails and Ales drinks festival

This summer, Emirates Old Trafford will be hosting its first ever Bails and Ales drinks festival during the final two games of the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast campaign.

The Bails and Ales drinks festival will be the first of its kind for the biggest domestic cricket competition in the country, and will combine that festival atmosphere with exciting T20 cricket – with some of best named breweries coming together for this unique event including Heineken, JW Lees, Joseph Holt and Robinsons.

2017 Bails and Ales drinks festival dates

  • Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids (including Lancashire Thunder v Surrey Stars) – Wed 16 Aug
  • Lancashire Lightning v Birmingham Bears – Fri 18 Aug

Buy your tickets for the first ever Bails and Ales drinks festival here, or by calling 0161 868 6868 or emailing tickets@lccc.co.uk ...but don’t forget you can benefit from the best ticket prices by buying online and can beat the queues by using our print at home tickets.

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