Glamorgan coach Matthew Mott urges Glamorgan to slay Unicorns

Glamorgan coach Matthew Mott at the Swalec Stadium.

Glamorgan coach Matthew Mott wants his team to wipe out the memory of previous failures against the Unicorns at the Swalec Stadium on Sunday.

The Welsh county have made a perfect start to their Yorkshire Bank 40 campaign with wins over Yorkshire and Middlesex.

But they have never beaten the part-timers, and Mott wants to end that run.

"We lost a bad game to them a couple of years ago at John Paul Getty's home ground and that's something we want to take back," said Mott.

"I think coming off two wins is probably a different place to when we've played them before.

"We'll expect to go out and play the same brand of cricket and hopefully we get off to three wins in a row.

"It's vitally important that we get up and use that momentum while we can.

"We haven't been in this place for a few years when we've got off to a good start in these competitions and we don't want to waste that."

Glamorgan's form is in stark contrast to last season when they won only three matches in their entire 40-over campaign.

An unbeaten 137 by one-day captain Marcus North guided them to a 26-run win over Middlesex at Lord's.

That followed a 28-run win over Yorkshire when North also top scored with 68.

The former Australian Test batsmen is keen for his team to maintain their early season momentum.

"We've got a lot of confidence from those first two games and I can't express enough to this group of players how important every single game is," he said.

"So for us to play really well against them and be three [wins] from three would be perfect."

At least two Unicorn players will be familiar to the Glamorgan players.

Unicorns have yet to win a game in 2013, having lost to Somerset at Taunton and to Gloucestershire at Wormsley.

But they beat the Welsh county at home in 2010 and 2011 and are likely to select former Glamorgan players Mike O'Shea and Aneurin Norman.

Glamorgan are likely to by unchanged from the victory at Lord's.

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