Yorkshire will face Lancashire on July 25 at the T20VitalityBlast2019 game of Northerners. The match will start 06.30PM local at Headingley, Leeds. The first match of Yorkshire abandoned due to rain and they lost their second match against Derbyshire. It’s easy to surmise they are under a bit of pressure and they will go for the win vs Lancashire.

Yorkshire Vs Lancashire Match Preview: Yorkshire will go to win the game in NG Vitality Blast T20 2019

Things are a bit of complicated for Yorkshire as their first match been abandoned and they lost against Derbyshire in their second game. The first match of Lancashire also got abandoned due to rain. Both teams are definitely praying that the rain won’t disturb in Headingley.


As the saying goes, ‘So near, yet so far’. After two games, Yorkshire is still searching for victory. They are also a bit of unlucky as their first game washed out due to rain. They have plenty of players who can pull the team. Andrew Gale‘s troops will be under pressure in the upcoming days as their English stars will be out due to Ashes Series. It will be challenging for them to cope without their main stars.

Yorkshire is in a bit of pressure before the game
Yorkshire is in a bit of pressure before the game


Lancashire has a very balanced squad compare to Yorkshire. Some of their big stars like Glenn Maxwell, Joss Butler won’t be around for long due to Ashes Series but they still have a competitive squad without them. They have players like Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone in batting. James Anderson, Graham Onions can possess a danger for Yorkshire weak batting line up.

Lancashire has a balanced squad than Yorkshire
Lancashire has a balanced squad than Yorkshire

Weather Report 

Weather forecasts of Leeds say that heavy rain and stormwind will come from the West. It will be cloudier and breezier weather all over. However, the night will be warmer.

Pitch Conditions

Headingley is usually considered as a good batting pitch, but things will be changed if the rain will come. The swing will work more for the pacers and batsmen will be in a tough challenge. There are huge chance teams will look for bowling if they get batting first.

Likely XI –


  • Nicholas Pooran,
  • Gary Ballance,
  • Tim Bresnan,
  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore(c),
  • Matthew Fisher,
  • Adam Lyth, 
  • Jonathan Tattersall(w),
  • Duanne Olivier,
  • Josh Poysden,
  • Jordan Thompson,
  • David Willey


  • Steven Croft,
  • Alex Davies,
  • Glenn Maxwell,
  • Keaton Jennings,
  • Dane Vilas(w/c),
  • Josh Bohannon,
  • James Faulkner,
  • Danny Lamb,
  • Matthew Parkinson,
  • Richard Gleeson,
  • Toby Lester

Match Prediction 

Lancashire has a more balanced squad and we’re expecting them to win it.