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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Gloucestershire vs Leicestershire, Group 2

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The fourth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire, Group 2 will be played at County Ground, Bristol from April 29th, 2021.

LIVE - Gloucestershire vs Leicestershire, Group 2

Gloucestershire are placed at the 2nd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 2 wins and 1 loss from their 3 matches of the league. The team is with 55 points.

JR Bracey is the top run-scorer for Gloucestershire with 343 runs at a strike rate of 51. He has struck 43 fours and one six. Chris Dent has also made 244 runs at a strike rate of 68.

RF Higgins has been the best bowler for Gloucestershire and has picked up 17 wickets while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 2.33.

Leicestershire are placed at the bottom spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 2 losses and 1 draw from their 3 matches of the league. The team is with 19 points.

LJ Hill is the top run-scorer for Leicestershire with 322 runs at a strike rate of 64. He has struck 42 fours. Hassan Azad has also made 280 runs at a strike rate of 43.

Chris Wright was the best bowler for Leicestershire in the first match and picked up 2 wickets while bowling at an average of 55 and an economy rate of 4.26. Gavin Griffiths and Colin Ackermann picked up 2 wickets each against Surrey.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Gloucestershire - Chris Dent (c), James Bracey (wk), Tom Lace, Graeme van Buuren, George Hankins, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor, George Scott, David Payne, Matt Taylor, Josh Shaw, Miles Hammond

Leicestershire - Hasan Azad, Samuel Evans, Harry Dearden, Colin Ackermann (c), Lewis Hill, Harry Swindells (wk), Ben Mike, Callum Parkinson, Chris Wright, Gavin Griffiths, Alex Evans, Dieter Klein, Rishi Patel

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire

Who will win? – Gloucestershire

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Chris Dent (Gloucestershire), Hassan Azad (Leicestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ryan Higgins (Gloucestershire), Chris Wright (Leicestershire)

Most Sixes – Chris Dent (Gloucestershire), LJ Hill (Leicestershire)

Player of the Match –  Ryan Higgins

Team Scores Batting first – Gloucestershire 380+, Leicestershire 300+

Match Handicap Gloucestershire

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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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