VIDEO: Slater hopes for capacity Notts crowd

Thursday 12th July 2018
Written by Danny Painter

Opening batsman Ben Slater is expecting a good atmosphere from a capacity crowd for the East Midlands derby against Notts Outlaws at The 3aaa County Ground on Friday.

The Falcons are aiming to kick-start their Vitality Blast campaign against the 2017 champions Notts Outlaws, and the powerful left-hander hopes for a high-scoring contest.

A capacity crowd is expected for the local derby and the 26-year-old believes there is enough talent across both sides to make for a good game for supporters.

He said: “The main objective is to get the first win on the board. In the last game I think we bowled brilliantly, but didn’t have enough runs on the board.

“There are good players on both sides so if we get a good wicket it all bodes well for a good game tomorrow.

“I didn’t play in this game last year, but I played in the sell-out against Yorkshire at Chesterfield last year. The crowd were up for it against Lancashire, so it should be a good atmosphere.”

Vitality Blast is back! Derbyshire Falcons host seven Twenty20 games this July and August. Purchase your tickets in advance and save from £4. Buy online or call 01332 388 101.


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