Roses T20 As it happened: Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings

Yorkshire beat Lancashire in the County Championship at Headingley earlier this week
Yorkshire beat Lancashire in the County Championship at Headingley earlier this week
  • Follow The Yorkshire Post live coverage of tonight’s T20 clash
  • Bairstow and Root return for Yorkshire Vikings
  • The Vikings have not won either of two opening matches in Natwest T20 Blast

Yorkshire Vikings attempt to get their Natwest T20 Blast campaign off the ground at the third attempt against the old enemy Lancashire Lightning tonight.

England internationals Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root are set to return to Yorkshire’s line-up in a bid to secure a first win in the 20-over competition this summer.

The Vikings were beaten by Worcestershire Rapids last night and collapsed to a 54-run defeat in their opening fixture against Leicestershire Foxes at Headingley seven days ago.

However, victory went the county champions’ way in the Roses meeting over four days last week and Andrew Gale will be looking for a repeat success over the shortest format.

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