Sussex v Derbyshire
o Sussex have only lost once in their last nine matches versus Derbyshire (W6 D2).
o Derbyshire come into this game having tasted defeat only once in their last 10 visits to Hove; they did suffer that loss in their most recent match there however (W7 D2).
o Sussex’s six-game unbeaten streak came to an end in their last match (v Northamptonshire); they won five of their six matches in that time (D1).
o Derbyshire’s Luis Reece comes into this showdown having posted scores of 53 and 106 in his last two innings.
Worcestershire v Leicestershire
o Worcestershire are unbeaten in six straight matches against the Foxes; winning the last five in a row.
o The Pears have avoided defeat in 14 of their last 15 home games played versus Leicestershire (W6 D8).
o Worcestershire have alternated between victory and defeat across their last five home outings; the Pears won in their most recent fixture (v Gloucestershire).
o Joe Leach has taken 58 wickets for Worcestershire in the 2017 campaign; more than any other bowler across both divisions.