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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Hampshire vs Essex - Round 4

Sir Alastair Cook
Sir Alastair Cook

Round 4 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020, which takes the place of the County Championship 2020, will be played between Hampshire and Essex at Arundel Castle, Arundel.

Hampshire are placed at the second spot in the South Group points table of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020. The team has played 3 matches, winning 2 and losing 1 and is with 45 points.

They will be up against Essex who are placed atop the leaderboard with wins in all of their 3 matches. Essex have 61 points.

Joe Weatherley is the top scorer for Hampshire with 219 runs from 5 innings at an average of 54 and a strike rate of 42. He has scored two half-centuries with the best of 98.

Ian Holland has picked up 13 wickets for Hampshire from six innings with best inning figures of 6/60 and best match figures of 7/77. He has bowled at an average of 16 and an economy of 2.50.

Sir Alastair Cook is the top scorer for Essex with 204 runs from 6 innings at an average of 34 and a strike rate of 51. He has scored one half-century with the best of 66.

Simon Harmer has picked up 28 wickets for Essex from six innings with best inning figures of 8/64 and best match figures of 14/131. He has bowled at an average of 13 and an economy of 2.39.

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

Hampshire - Joe Weatherley, Felix Organ, Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast (c), Harry Came, Ian Holland, Lewis McManus (wk), James Fuller, Keith Barker, Mason Crane, Ajeet Dale

Essex - Sir Alastair Cook, Nick Browne, Tom Westley (c), Varun Chopra, Feroze Khushi, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Matthew Quinn

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - 

Who will win? – Essex

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Joe Weatherley (Hampshire), Sir Alastair Cook (Essex)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ian Holland (Hampshire), James Porter (Essex)

Most Sixes – Joe Weatherley (Hampshire), Tom Westley (Essex)

Man of the Match –  Sir Alastair Cook

Team Scores Batting first – Hampshire 280+, Essex 330+

Match Handicap Essex

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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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