Pre-Match Pack: Yorkshire Vikings

Friday 17th June 2022
Photography by: David Griffin

Derbyshire have named a 14-man squad for their sold out Vitality Blast fixture against Yorkshire Vikings at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield, starting tomorrow (2.30pm). 

T20 captain, Shan Masood, took his good form from the Blast into this week’s LV= County Championship fixture, scoring 49 and 98 as Derbyshire overcame Middlesex inside three days. The opening also has half-centuries in each of his last two T20 innings.

The Falcons are aiming to make it four wins in-a-row over the Vikings at Chesterfield, with Wayne Madsen taking part in each of those games, and the batter will be looking to build on his 62 and 49 not our earlier this week on the same ground.

With wins over Leicestershire Foxes and Worcestershire Rapids in each of their last two T20 games, the Falcons know a win over the Vikings will keep them in contention for a place in the knockout stages.

There is no fresh injury news for the Falcons since their last time out in the Vitality Blast, away to Worcestershire Rapids.

Derbyshire Squad: 

94. Shan Masood (c)
10. Luis Reece
4. Harry Came
76. Leus du Plooy
77. Wayne Madsen
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
21. Mattie McKiernan
65. Anuj Dal
18. Alex Hughes
15. Alex Thomson
50. Hayden Kerr
59. Sam Conners
51. Mark Watt
9. George Scrimshaw

The Opposition 

Yorkshire are fourth in the North Group, one point ahead of Derbyshire, aiming to continue their push for a place in the quarter-finals. 

Adam Lyth (278) and Harry Brook (205) have scored a combined 483 runs and four half-centuries between them, while Jordan Thompson’s 15 wickets makes him the Club’s leading wicket-taker in the competition.

Pakistan’s Shadab Khan and New Zealand’s Finn Allen could both play in the game, with Khan available again after Pakistan duty.

Pre-Match Talk

Shan Masood reflects on Derbyshire’s LV= County Championship win over Middlesex at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield. 

Masood, who scored 49 and 98 in the match, spoke about his first visit to Queen’s Park, the excellent team performance and looked ahead to Saturday’s Vitality Blast fixture against Yorkshire Vikings.

Click the video above to watch the full interview. 

How to follow

Derbyshire’s return to Queen’s Park for the Vitality Blast fixture against Yorkshire Vikings will be covered live on the Club website, through our Match Centre, delivered in partnership with Purpose Media.

Due to being at an out-ground, the Club’s Live Stream will differ to fixtures played at The Incora County Ground.

Updates will also be provides via our social media channels, so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, so you never miss a moment of the action.

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Vitality Blast 2022 – Tickets on sale now!

Tickets for Derbyshire’s remaining Vitality Blast North Group fixtures at The Incora County Ground are on sale now.

The Falcons will be aiming to extend their Vitality Blast winning streak at Queen’s Park to four matches, when they take on Yorkshire Vikings to close out the BRM Solicitors Festival of Cricket, in association with Chesterfield Borough Council, on Saturday 18 June.

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