Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Northamptonshire vs Kent, Group 3
The first round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Northamptonshire and Kent, Group 3 will be played at the County Ground, Northampton on April 8th, 2021
Northants will be coached by David Ripley and led by Adam Rossington in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
They finished Fourth (Central Group) last year. Northants are part of Group 3 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
Charlie Thurston (357, 44.62) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Curtley-Jack White (13, 20.00) was their top wicket-taker.
The county has Wayne Parnell (South Africa) as their overseas player this season.
Kent will be coached by Matthew Walker and led by Sam Billings in the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021. However, with Sam Billings unavailable for a large part due to IPL commitments, Daniel Bell-Drummond will lead them for most of the competition.
They finished Fourth (South Group) last year. Kent are part of Group 3 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.
Jordan Cox (324, 53.02) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Darren Stevens (29, 15.58) was their top wicket-taker.
The county has Heino Kuhn (South Africa – full season), Miguel Cummins (West Indies – 8 April-6 June) as their overseas players this season.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Northamptonshire - Emilio Gay, Ben Curran, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Rob Keogh, Charlie Thurston, Luke Procter, Adam Rossington (c & wk), Saif Zaib, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson, Jack White, Wayne Parnell (South Africa), Tom Taylor (Leicestershire)
Kent - Daniel Bell-Drummond, Sam Billings (c), Jordan Cox, Jack Leaning, Oliver Robinson (wk), Heino Kuhn, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Marcus O'Riordan, Matt Milnes, Hamidullah Qadri, Ivan Thomas, Miguel Cummins (West Indies), Nathan Gilchrist (Somerset), Tawanda Muyeye
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Northamptonshire
Who will win? – Northamptonshire
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Charlie Thurston (Northamptonshire), Jordan Cox (Kent)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Curtley-Jack White (Northamptonshire), Darren Stevens (Kent)
Most Sixes – Charlie Thurston (Northamptonshire), Jordan Cox (Kent)
Player of the Match – Charlie Thurston
Team Scores Batting first – Northamptonshire 220+, Kent 215+
Match Handicap Northamptonshire
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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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