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

Worcestershire County Ground
Worcestershire County Ground
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The fourth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Worcestershire and Essex, Group 1 will be played at New Road, Worcester from April 29th, 2021.

LIVE - Worcestershire vs Essex, Group 1

Essex are placed at the 3rd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 1 win, 1 loss and 1 draw from their 3 matches of the league. The team is with 37 points.

T Westley is the top run-scorer for Essex with 272 runs at a strike rate of 47. He has struck 42 fours. DW Lawrence has also made 214 runs at a strike rate of 53.

SR Harmer has been the best bowler for Essex and has picked up 17 wickets while bowling at an average of 25 and an economy rate of 2.31.

Worcestershire are placed at the 2nd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with draws from all their 3 matches of the league. The team is with 41 points.

JD Libby is the top run-scorer for Worcestershire with 318 runs at a strike rate of 41. He has struck 28 fours and 3 sixes. EG Barnard has also made 244 runs at a strike rate of 42.

EG Barnard has been the best bowler for Worcestershire and has picked up 8 wickets while bowling at an average of 27 and an economy rate of 2.51.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Essex - Sir Alastair Cook, Nick Browne, Tom Westley (c), Daniel Lawrence, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Matthew Quinn, Shane Snater, Feroze Khushi

Worcestershire - Jake Libby, Daryl Mitchell, Thomas Charles Fell, Gareth Roderick, Brett D'Oliveira, Riki Wessels, Ben Cox (wk), Ed Barnard, Joe Leach (c), Dillon Pennington, Charlie Morris, Jack Haynes, Adam Finch

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Essex

Who will win? – Essex

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Sir Alastair Cook (Essex), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex), EG Barnard (Worcestershire)

Most Sixes – Daniel Lawrence (Essex), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Player of the Match –  Simon Harmer

Team Scores Batting first – Essex 470+, Worcestershire 425+

Match Handicap Essex

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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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