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

Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
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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 Lancashire and Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Lancashire started their Bob Willis Trophy campaign with a seven wicket defeat against Leicestershire but bounced back in round 2 to be win by an innings and 18 runs.

They will compete against Nottinghamshire who lost their round 1 match by three wickets. The team suffered another 90-run defeat against Yorkshire in round 2.

Captain Dane Vilas has been the top run scorer for Lancashire with 165 runs from three innings at an average of 55 and the best of 90. Next is Steven Croft with 131 runs from three innings.

Among the bowlers, Tom Bailey has picked up 8 wickets from four innings with best inning figures of 3/11 and is expected to be the leading bowler for the side.

Samit Patel has already scored just five runs short of 200 from four innings at an average of 48.75 and the best of 80. He is expected to get support from Haseeb Hameed and Tom Moores who have also scored in excess of 130 runs each.

Jake Ball has been the best bowler for the side with 7 wickets from four innings and the best of 3/71. Matthew Carter and Zak Chappell have also picked up 6 wickets each.

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

Nottinghamshire - Haseeb Hameed, Chris Nash, Ben Duckett, Joe Clarke, Steven Mullaney (c), Peter Trego, Tom Moores (wk), Samit Patel, Joey Evison, Zak Chappell, Jake Ball

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Lancashire

Who will win? – Lancashire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Dane Vilas (Lancashire), Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tom Bailey (Lancashire), Jake Ball (Nottinghamshire)

Most Sixes – Keaton Jennings (Lancashire), Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)

Man of the Match –  Dane Vilas

Team Scores Batting first – Lancashire 300+, Nottinghamshire 240+

 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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