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Statistical Preview: Falcons vs Lightning

Tuesday 26th July 2016
& News
Written by Lewis Angell

Derbyshire play host to Lancashire Lightning on Wednesday in the Royal London One-Day Cup in front of the Sky Sports cameras. We take a look at the numbers behind the fixture. 

Ben Slater will hope he can maintain his great form in List A cricket this summer. The 24-year-old has amassed 294 runs in his last three matches, which included back-to-back centuries against Durham and Sri Lanka A.

The last two matches that the sides have faced each other have ended in the Falcons’ favour, both were in the NatWest T20 Blast.

In short

  • Head to Head – Derbyshire have won one in their last five List A matches against Lancashire at The 3aaa County Ground, stretching back to 2007. The visitors taking three and one being a no result
  • Last time the two met (2014): Palladino took career best List A figures of 5-49. Madsen scored 49 and Alex Hughes scored 47

This season

  • 51, 124, 119 – Ben Slater’s last three List A innings (Notts, Sri Lanka A and Durham)
  • 98.0 – Wayne Madsen has the ninth highest average in the competition
  • 6 – Wickets by Nathan Buck in the competition this summer
  • 3-43 – Stephen Parry has Lancashire’s best bowling figures so far this season
  • 116 – Total runs by Luke Procter, he’s the Lightning’s highest run scorer in the competition

Last Season

  • 301 – Wes Durston was the top scoring batsman for the Falcons
  • 1237 – Total runs by the Falcons in 2015
  • 89 – Lancashire found the boundary the least amount of times by any side in 2015
  • 10 – Ben Cotton was the top wicket taker for Derbyshire in 2015

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