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Kent vs Lancashire Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for the Final of Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

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Match Preview

Kent vs Lancashire: The ultimate final of the Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 is set to take place between Kent and Lancashire. The game will be played at Trent Bridge on 17th September 2022.

Kent entered the finals after defeating Hampshire in the semi-final. Hampshire posted a big total of 310 on board. Kent managed to chase it down in the penultimate over. The Batters showed a collective performance to help the team advance into the finals of the tournament. 

Lancashire reached their maiden final of the Royal London One-Day Cup after trashing Sussex by 65 runs. Batting first, Lancashire put 319 runs on board. Sussex were bowled out for a mere 254 runs. The bowling department of Lancashire put on an impressive show. 

In the head-to-head, both teams are on equal footing. Out of the three games played, the two won a game each, and the other one produced no result. Both teams will fight hard to clinch their maiden title. The stage is set for a cracking final, and fans will witness an enthralling contest. 

Match Details for Kent vs Lancashire

Series: Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Date: 17th September 2022

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham, UK

Live streaming: Fan code

Pitch Report for Kent vs Lancashire

The pitch of Trent Bridge will assist the batters initially. The pacers might get some reverse swing later with the older ball. The spinners, too, will get some help. It has been a batter’s paradise over the years. The weather will stay clear. Ultimately, the team that wins the toss will most likely bat first. Also, the first innings total could be around 300.

Probable Playing XI

Kent

Joey Evison, Ben Compton, Oliver Robinson (wicket-keeper), Joe Denly (captain), Alex Blake, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Harry Finch, Harry Podmore, Hamidullah Qadri, Nathan Gilchrist

Lancashire

Luke Wells, Keaton Jennings (captain), Josh Bohannon, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas, Liam Hurt, George Balderson, George Lavelle (wicket-keeper), Danny Lamb, Will Williams, Tom Bailey

Match Predictions for Kent vs Lancashire

Kent has an edge over Lancashire for the finals. However, they need to improve themselves in the bowling section. The bowlers have been inconsistent. Lancashire has a good batting lineup. They need to outperform themselves. The teams are most likely to put on a good fight. The contest will be close, and the team holding their nerves the best will emerge as the winners. Nevertheless, Kent is the favorite for the win.

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