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

Northampton County Ground
Northampton County Ground
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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 Northamptonshire and Worcestershire at County Ground, Northampton.

Northamptonshire drew their round 1 match against Warwickshire and lost their round 2 match against Somerset by 167 runs.

They will come up against Worcestershire who won their round 1 match against Gloucestershire and then drew their round 2 match against Glamorgan.

Luke Procter has been the top run scorer for Northamptonshire with 172 runs from four innings at an average of 86 and the best of 112 not out. Charlie Thurston has also made 146 runs at 36.5.

Among there bowlers, Ben Sanderson has 11 wickets from just three innings and will be a key bowler for the side.

As far as Worcestershire are concernd, Jake Libby is not only the top scorer for the team but the entire competition with 330 runs from four innings with the best of 184 and an average of 82.50. Brett DOliveira is next with 87 runs at 143.50

Joe Leach and Charlie Morris are the top wicket takers for the side with 11 and 9 wickets respectively at 18.09 and 24.00.

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

Worcestershire - Daryl Mitchell, Jake Libby, Thomas Charles Fell, Jack Haynes, Brett DOliveira, Riki Wessels, Ben Cox (wk), Ed Barnard, Joe Leach (c), Josh Tongue, Charlie Morris

Northamptonshire - Emilio Gay, Ben Curran, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Rob Keogh, Charlie Thurston, Luke Procter, Adam Rossington (c & wk), Saif Zaib, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson, Jack White

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Worcestershire

Who will win? – Worcestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Luke Procter (Northamptonshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Joe Leach (Worcestershire), Nathan Buck (Northamptonshire)

Most Sixes – Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Ben Curran (Northamptonshire)

Man of the Match – Jake Libby

Team Scores Batting first – Worcestershire 330+, Northamptonshire 270+

 Match Handicap Worcestershire

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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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