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

County Ground, Canterbury
County Ground, Canterbury
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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 Kent and Middlesex at St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury.

Kent missed out on a maiden victory in the Bob Willis Trophy as they suffered a narrow 2-wicket defeat in their first match. The team bounced back in round two, winning by a massive margin of an innings and 25 runs.

They will lock horns against Middlesex who won their round 1 match against Surrey by 190 runs but lost to Hampshire by three wickets in their next game.

Jordan Cox has scored the most runs for Kent with 282 runs from three innings at an unbelievable average of 141, with the best of 238. But the youngster will miss this match due to breach of the team's bio-security policy.

In his absence, Jack Leaning has the most runs for Kent with 226 from three innings and the best of 220 not out, which he scored in the last match.

Darren Stevens and Harry Podmore are the top wicket takers for Kent with 8 and 7 wickets respectively. While Stevens has the best of 5/50, Podmore has claimed best match figures of 4/85 in this year's competition till now.

Martin Andersson is currently the top run scorer for Middlesex with 173 runs from two matches and the best of 92.

Tim Murtagh, as expected, has picked up the most wickets for the side and is the second highest wicket-taker of the competition with 14 wickets at 12.57.

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

Middlesex - Sam Robson, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi (c), Martin Andersson, John Simpson (wk), James Harris, Nathan Sowter, Thilan Walallawita, Miguel Cummins, Tim Murtagh

Kent - Daniel Bell-Drummond (c), Jack Leaning, Oliver Robinson (wk), Heino Kuhn, Darren Stevens, Harry Podmore, Grant Stewart, Marcus ORiordan, Matt Milnes, Hamidullah Qadri, Ivan Thomas

 Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Kent

Who will win? – Kent

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Martin Andersson (Middlesex), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tim Murtagh (Middlesex), Matt Milnes (Kent)

Most Sixes – Martin Andersson (Middlesex), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent)

Man of the Match –  Daniel Bell-Drummond

Team Scores Batting first – Middlesex 250+, Kent 300+

 Match Handicap Kent

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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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