Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Gloucestershire vs Warwickshire - Round 2
Round 2 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020, which takes the place of the County Championship 2020, will be played between Gloucestershire and Warwickshire at County Ground, Bristol.
Gloucestershire lost their round 1 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020 against Worcestershire by 8 wickets. Skipper Chris Dent was their top scorer with 92 in the first innings. Gv Buuren also contributed with a sensible 60.
Their bowlers, with the exception of Josh Shaw, failed to grab the initiative as they let Worcestershire take a healthy first innings lead. Despite 60s from Chris Dent and George Hankins, the team was bowled out for 270 in the second innings and lost by 8 wickets.
Warwickshire were part of the only drawn match of round 1 in the Bob Willis Trophy 2020. Tim Bresnan started his stint with Warwickshire with a watchful century. Robert Yates also contributed with 88.
Olly Stone was the leader of the bowling pack for Warwickshire and picked up four wickets in the first innings as Riyan Sidebottom and Alex Thomson also contributed two each. But, there was not enough penetration in their bowling in the second innings apart from the 3 wickets from Tim Bresnan.
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
Warwickshire - Will Rhodes (c), Robert Yates, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Michael Burgess (wk), Matthew Lamb, Tim Bresnan, Alex Thomson, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Olly Stone, Ryan Sidebottom
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Warwickshire
Who will win? – Warwickshire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sam Hain (Warwickshire), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Olly Stone (Warwickshire), Josh Shaw (Gloucestershire)
Most Sixes – Tim Bresnan (Warwickshire), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)
Man of the Match – Tim Bresnan
Team Scores Batting first – Warwickshire 330+, Gloucestershire 300+
Match Handicap Warwickshire
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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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