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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Royal London One-day Cup 2021 - Glamorgan vs Essex - Semi Final 1: August 16

Essex Eagles' Tom Westley
Essex Eagles' Tom Westley
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The Royal London One-day Cup 2021 Semi Final 1 between Glamorgan and Essex will be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.

Live Scores and Stats - Royal London One-day Cup 2021 - Glamorgan vs Essex - Semi Final 1

Glamorgan ended up at the top spot in the Royal London One-day Cup 2021 Group B points table with 4 wins and 2 losses from their 8 matches of the league and qualified directly to the semis.

NJ Selman is the top run-scorer for Glamorgan with 326 runs at a strike rate of 77. He has struck 27 fours and one six. Hamish Rutherford has also made 226 runs at a strike rate of 84.

MG Hogan has been the best bowler for Glamorgan and has picked up 14 wickets while bowling at an average of 10 and an economy rate of 3.06.

Essex Eagles finished at the 2nd spot in the Royal London One-day Cup 2021 Group A points table with 5 wins and 2 losses from their 8 matches of the league. The team thrashed Yorkshire by 129 runs in Quarter Final 1.

In the quarters, Essex opener Josh Rymell struck an impressive century, making 121 off 130 balls. Jack Plom and Tom Westley then took 3 wickets each to seal the match.

Sir Alastair Cook is the top run-scorer for Essex Eagles with 387 runs at a strike rate of 85. He has struck 46 fours. Tom Westley has also made 384 runs at a strike rate of 85.

Simon Harmer has been the best bowler for Essex Eagles and has picked up 17 wickets while bowling at an average of 17 and an economy rate of 3.42.

Squads:

Glamorgan - Hamish Rutherford, Nicholas Selman, Steven Reingold, Kiran Carlson (c), Billy Root, Callum Taylor, Tom Cullen (wk), Joe Cooke, Lukas Carey, Roman Walker, Michael Hogan, Andrew Salter

Essex - Tom Westley (c), William Buttleman, Sir Alastair Cook, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Shane Snater, James Porter, Aaron Beard, Ben Allison, Josh Rymell

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Essex Eagles

Who will win? – Essex Eagles

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Josh Rymell (Essex Eagles), Hamish Rutherford (Glamorgan)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex Eagles), MG Hogan (Glamorgan)

Most Sixes – Tom Westley (Essex Eagles), Hamish Rutherford (Glamorgan)

Man of the Match –  Josh Rymell

Team Scores Batting first – Essex Eagles 325+, Glamorgan 305+

 Match Handicap Essex Eagles

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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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