Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Durham vs Lancashire - Round 2
Round 2 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020, which takes the place of the County Championship 2020, will be played between Durham and Lancashire at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.
Lancashire fell short by 7 wickets in their last match against Leicestershire. Skipper Dane Vilas was their top run scorer, scoring 90 in the first innings while Steven Croft contributed with 63.
In the second innings, the team suffered a collapse and was bowled out for 236 despite half-centuries from Alex Davies and Steven Croft.
Among their bowlers, Tom Hartley picked up three wickets in the first innings while Tom Bailey picked up two in the second innings.
Durham finished on the wrong side of the line in their last match against Yorkshire. They were bowled out for just 103 in the first innings with Gareth Harte top scoring with 33.
Their batters did a better job in the second innings with Alex Lees scoring a century while David Bedingham contributed 77, but it was not enough for them to win the game.
Chris Rushworth, Ben Raine and Paul Coughlin picked up three wickets each for the team in the first essay. Rushworth backed it up with another 3-wicket haul in the second innings.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Lancashire - Alex Davies (wk), Keaton Jennings, Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Dane Vilas (c), Steven Croft, Danny Lamb, George Balderson, Tom Bailey, Tom Hartley, Edwin Moulton
Durham - Alex Lees, Sean Dickson, Cameron Steel, David Bedingham, Gareth Harte, Jack Burnham, Ned Eckersley (c & wk), Ben Raine, Paul Coughlin, Matty Potts, Chris Rushworth
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Lancashire
Who will win? – Lancashire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Keaton Jennings (Lancashire), Alex Lees (Durham)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tom Hartley (Lancashire), Chris Rushworth (Durham)
Most Sixes – Keaton Jennings (Lancashire), Alex Lees (Durham)
Man of the Match – Keaton Jennings
Team Scores Batting first – Lancashire 300+, Durham 160+
Match Handicap Lancashire
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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