Match Preview: Royals vs. Steelbacks


The Steelbacks travel to New Road on Sunday to take on Worcestershire Royals in the Yorkshire Bank 40, game starts at 1.45pm.

After three games, the Steelbacks have a solitary point following two defeats and a wash out in Rotterdam this week.  

Worcestershire have fared slightly better having managed to win one of their three matches so far.


Rob Newton
Kyle Coetzer
David Sales
Alex Wakely*
Matthew Spriegel
Ben Duckett+
Steven Crook
David Willey
Andrew Hall
James Middlebrook
Trent Copeland
Lee Daggett
Rob Keogh

Club captain Stephen Peters has had an operation on his finger break so will sit out of the next few week’s action.

Rob Newton and Kyle Coetzer look set to open the batting once again for the Steelbacks, with David Sales, skipper Alex Wakely and Matt Spriegel making up the middle order.

Youngster Ben Duckett continues with the gloves in the one day format and is joined by bowling all-rounders Steven Crook, David Willey, Andrew Hall, James Middlebrook and Trent Copeland.

Match Preview: Royals vs. Steelbacks