Lancashire vs Northamptonshire, Northampton
The undefeated journey of Lightning got a reality check in their last encounter against Birmingham Bears. They lost the match by 15 runs but fortunately didn’t harm their rankings on the table. Northamptonshire Steelbacks, on the other hand, are also at the same position after their last match against Worcestershire was washed out.
Last season: Lancashire 124/2 (16.1) beat Northamptonshire 123/9 (20) by 8 wickets
Players to watch: Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Josh Cobb (Northamptonshire)
Prediction: Lancashire to win.
Essex vs Middlesex, Chelmsford
Essex completely surrendered to Somerset in their last encounter. Now with only two win and four defeats, they are to set to face second ranked team of South Group, Middlesex. Middlesex will obviously have the advantage and will focus to make their position stronger by winning the fixture. These two have already met once in this season and Middlesex won that match by seven wickets.
Last season: Essex 181/7 (19.5) beat Middlesex 179/6 (20) by 3 wickets
Players to watch: Cameron Delport (Essex), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Middlesex)
Prediction: Middlesex to win.
Kent vs Glamorgan, Canterbury
Kent began their season with five wins on the trot but then they faced three defeats. Their last two outings saw the opponents clinching convincing wins over them. On the other hand, Glamorgan are still searching for at least one win this season.
Last season: Match abandoned without a ball bowled.
Players to watch: Mohammad Nabi (Kent) , Graham Wagg (Glamorgan)
Prediction: Kent to win.