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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Glamorgan vs Gloucestershire - Round 3

Chris Dent
Chris Dent
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Round 3 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020, which takes the place of the County Championship 2020, will be played between Glamorgan and Gloucestershire at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.

Gloucestershire were part of the opening fixture of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020 and lost by 8 wickets. The team came back in round 2 to register a 78-run victory.

They will face Glamorgan who are yet to open their account in the competition. The team suffered a 289-run defeat in their round 1 match and drew their round 2 match against Worcestershire.

Gloucestershire will look towards Graeme van Buuren to do most of the scoring. Buuren is their top run scorer with 174 runs from 2 matches. Chris Dent is next with 161 runs from 2 games.

Ryan Higgins is the top wicket taker for the team at the moment with 12 scalps from four innings and is among the top five wicket takers in the competition.

Billy Root has been the top run scorer for Glamorgan with 179 runs from 4 innings at an average of close to 45 and the best of 118. Skipper Chris Cooke is next with 156 runs from 4 innings.

Graham Wagg and Kieran Bull are the top wicket takers for Glamorgan with 8 and 7 wickets respectively. But, the two do not have great averages or economy rates and will have to tighten things up in order to be effective.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Gloucestershire - Chris Dent (c), Miles Hammond, Graeme van Buuren, George Hankins, Ryan Higgins, Gareth Roderick (wk), Jack Taylor, Tom Price, David Payne, Josh Shaw, Matt Taylor

Glamorgan - Billy Root, Charlie Hemphrey, Chris Cooke (c & wk), Daniel Douthwaite, Graham Wagg, Kieran Bull, Kiran Carlson, Marchant de Lange, Michael Hogan, Nicholas Selman, Ruaidhri Smith

 

 Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire

Who will win? – Gloucestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Billy Root (Glamorgan), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Graham Wagg (Glamorgan), Josh Shaw (Gloucestershire)

Most Sixes – Billy Root (Glamorgan), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)

Man of the Match –  Chris Dent

Team Scores Batting first – Glamorgan 230+, Gloucestershire 300+

 Match Handicap Gloucestershire

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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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