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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Worcestershire vs Derbyshire, Group 1

County Ground, Worcester
County Ground, Worcester
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The eighth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Worcestershire and Derbyshire, Group 1 will be played at New Road, Worcester from May 27th, 2021.

 LIVE - Worcestershire vs Derbyshire, Group 1



Worcestershire are placed at the 5th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 2 losses and 5 draws from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 71 points.

JD Libby is the top run-scorer for Worcestershire with 611 runs at a strike rate of 44. He has struck 66 fours and 4 sixes. EG Barnard has also made 324 runs at a strike rate of 45.

Brett D'Oliveira has been the best bowler for Worcestershire while bowling at an economy rate of over 3.

Derbyshire are placed at the bottom spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 2 losses and 5 draws from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 54 points.

MJJ Critchley is the top run-scorer for Derbyshire with 561 runs at a strike rate of 59. He has struck 69 fours. WL Madsen has also made 374 runs at a strike rate of 54.

MJJ Critchley has been the best bowler for Derbyshire and has picked up 19 wickets while bowling at an average of 33 and an economy rate of 3.91. FJ Hudson-Prentice has picked up 15 wickets.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Worcestershire - Daryl Mitchell, Jake Libby, Thomas Charles Fell, Jack Haynes, Brett D'Oliveira, Riki Wessels, Ben Cox (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Joe Leach (c), Josh Tongue, Dillon Pennington, Ed Barnard

Derbyshire - Billy Godleman (c), Brooke Guest (wk), Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matthew Critchley, Alex Hughes, Harvey Hosein, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Ben Aitchison, Samuel Conners, Dustin Melton, Anuj Dal, Michael Cohen 

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay


Who will win the toss? - Derbyshire

Who will win? – Derbyshire

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Matthew Critchley (Derbyshire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Michael Cohen (Derbyshire), EG Barnard (Worcestershire)

Most Sixes – Matthew Critchley (Derbyshire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Player of the Match –  Matthew Critchley

Team Scores Batting first – Derbyshire 370+, Worcestershire 325+

Match Handicap Derbyshire 

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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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