Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Leicestershire vs Hampshire, Group 2
The first round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Leicestershire and Hampshire, Group 2 will be played at the Grace Road, Leicester on April 8th, 2021.
Leicestershire will be coached by Paul Nixon and led by Colin Ackermann in the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
They finished Fifth (North Group) last year. Leicestershire are part of Group 2 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
Colin Ackermann (379, 54.1) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Ben Mike (9, 31.0) and Dieter Klein 9 (36.9) were their top wicket-takers.
The county has Marcus Harris (Australia) as their overseas player this season.
Hampshire will be coached by Adrian Birrell and led by James Vince in the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
They finished Fourth (South Group) last year. Hampshire are part of Group 2 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
Joe Weatherley (263, 43.83) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Ian Holland (17, 17.47) was their top wicket-taker.
The county has Mohammad Abbas (Pakistan 8 April-30 May), Kyle Abbott (South Africa, full season) as their overseas players this season.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Leicestershire - Ben Slater, Hasan Azad, Colin Ackermann (c), Harry Dearden, George Rhodes, Harry Swindells (wk), Ben Mike, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson, Chris Wright, Marcus Harris (Australia), Scott Steel, Rishi Patel, Ed Barnes
Hampshire - James Vince (c), Joe Weatherley, Felix Organ, Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast, Ian Holland, Lewis McManus (wk), James Fuller, Keith Barker, Mason Crane, Ajeet Dale, Kyle Abbott (South Africa), Mohammad Abbas (Pakistan), Josh Croom (youth)
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Leicestershire
Who will win? – Leicestershire
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Marcus Harris (Leicestershire), Joe Weatherley (Hampshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ben Mike (Leicestershire), Mohammad Abbas (Hampshire)
Most Sixes – Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire), Joe Weatherley (Hampshire)
Player of the Match – Marcus Harris
Team Scores Batting first – Leicestershire 260+, Hampshire 255+
Match Handicap Leicestershire
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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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