Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bob Willis Trophy 2020 - Worcestershire vs Glamorgan - Round 2
Round 2 match of the Bob Willis Trophy 2020, which takes the place of the County Championship 2020, will be played between Worcestershire and Glamorgan at New Road, Worcester.
Worcestershire beat Gloucestershire by 8 wickets in the opening round of the Bob Willis Trophy.
Charlie Morris and Josh Shaw first shared 7 wickets between them in the first innings to restrict Gloucestershire to 267. Each of the top five Daryl Mitchell, Jake Libby, Thomas Charles Fell, Jack Haynes and Brett DOliveira contributed in the Worcestershire innings. Among the top five, only Tom Fell did not score a half-century. Brett was the top scorer with an unbeaten 91 as the team declared for 428/5.
Joe Leach then stepped up to the occasion with a 4-wicket haul in the final innings as Morris and Shaw shared 5 wickets between them to take the team to a win.
Glamorgan were on the receiving end of a 289-run defeat against Somerset in their last match. Their bowlers did what they could do best but the bating unit could not manage 200 in either innings. While they were bowled out for just 131 in their first innings, the team collapsed for 166 in the second essay despite 82 from skipper Chris Cooke.
Their bowlers though did a fine job with Ruaidhri Smith picking up 3 wickets in the first innings while Daniel Douthwaite and Kieran Bull shared 5 wickets in the second innings.
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
Glamorgan - Billy Root, Charlie Hemphrey, Chris Cooke (c & wk), Daniel Douthwaite, Graham Wagg, Kieran Bull, Kiran Carlson, Marchant de Lange, Michael Hogan, Nicholas Selman, Ruaidhri Smith
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Worcestershire
Who will win? – Worcestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Brett DOliveira (Worcestershire), Chris Cooke (Glamorgan)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Charlie Morris (Worcestershire), Michael Hogan (Glamorgan)
Most Sixes – Brett DOliveira (Worcestershire), Chris Cooke (Glamorgan)
Man of the Match – Brett DOliveira
Team Scores Batting first – Worcestershire 380+, Glamorgan 300+
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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