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

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The fifth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Middlesex and Gloucestershire, Group 2 will be played at Lord's, London from May 6th, 2021.

LIVE - Middlesex vs Gloucestershire, Group 2



Middlesex are placed at the 5th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 1 win and 3 losses from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 37 points.

Sam Robson is the top run-scorer for Middlesex with 341 runs at a strike rate of 50. He has struck 46. RG White has also made 266 runs at a strike rate of 39.

Tim Murtagh has been the best bowler for Middlesex and has picked up 18 wickets while bowling at an average of 15 and an economy rate of 2.46.

Gloucestershire are placed at the top spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 3 wins and 1 draw from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 74 points.

JR Bracey is the top run-scorer for Gloucestershire with 390 runs at a strike rate of 51. He has struck 49 fours and one six. Chris Dent has also made 306 runs at a strike rate of 66.

RF Higgins has been the best bowler for Gloucestershire and has picked up 24 wickets while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 2.42.

 Let's have a look at the squads:

Middlesex - Sam Robson, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi (c), Robbie White, Martin Andersson, John Simpson (wk), Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Helm, Ethan Bamber, Tim Murtagh,  Jack Davies, Blake Cullen, Steven Finn 

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 

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire

Who will win? – Gloucestershire

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Chris Dent (Gloucestershire), Sam Robson (Middlesex)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ryan Higgins (Gloucestershire), Tim Murtagh (Middlesex)

Most Sixes – Chris Dent (Gloucestershire), Sam Robson (Middlesex)

Player of the Match –  Ryan Higgins

Team Scores Batting first – Gloucestershire 380+, Middlesex 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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