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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Somerset vs Essex - Final

Somerset were at Lord's in 2019 for the RLC Final
Somerset were at Lord's in 2019 for the RLC Final
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The Final of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020 will be played between Somerset and Essex at Lord's, London.

 

Somerset finished the round-robin stage at the top of the Central group leaderboard with 97 points after 5 matches. The team won 4 and drew 1 game.

Tom Abell has scored the most runs for the county with 352 runs from 5 matches at an average of 44.00 and a strike rate of 58.76. He has the best of 119. Tom Lammonby is next with 343 runs from 5 matches.

Among the bowlers, Craig Overton has picked up 28 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 10.71 and a brilliant economy of 1.99, with the best of 5/26.

They will face Essex in the final who ended the group stage at the top of the South group leaderboard with 90 points after 5 matches. Just like Somerset, the team won 4 and drew 1 game.

Sir Alastair Cook has scored the most runs for Essex with 360 runs from 5 matches at an average of 45.00 and a strike rate of 53.81. He has the best of 129*.

In the bowling department, Simon Harmer has picked up 34 wickets at an average of 13.70. The spinner has bowled at an economy of 2.27, with the best of 8/64.

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

Essex - Paul Walter, Sir Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (c), Daniel Lawrence, Feroze Khushi, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Aaron Beard, Samuel Cook, James Porter

Somerset - Edward Byrom, Tom Lammonby, Tom Abell (c), George Bartlett, Steven Davies (wk), Ben Green, Craig Overton, Lewis Gregory, Josh Davey, Jack Leach, Jack Brooks

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Somerset

Who will win? – Somerset

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sir Alastair Cook (Essex), Tom Abell (Somerset)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex), Craig Overton (Somerset)

Most Sixes – Sir Alastair Cook (Essex), Tom Lammonby (Somerset)

Man of the Match –  Tom Abell

Team Scores Batting first – Essex 280+, Somerset 300+

 Match Handicap Somerset

 

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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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