Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Birmingham Bears vs Worcestershire Rapids
The next Central group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Birmingham Bears and Worcestershire Rapids at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Worcestershire Rapids are placed at the bottom of the Central leaderboard with 5 points after 8 matches. The team has won 2 and lost 5 games.
Jake Libby has scored the most runs for the side with 271 runs from 7 matches at an average of 45 and a strike rate of 132. He has the best of 75*. Hamish Rutherford has contributed with 207 runs from 7 matches.
Among the bowlers, Ed Barnard has picked up 8 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 26 and an economy of 9.30, with the best of 3/44.
Birmingham Bears are placed at the 3rd spot in the Central group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 9 points from 8 matches after 4 wins and 3 losses.
Sam Hain has been the top run-scorer for Birmingham Bears with 222 runs from 7 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 74 and a strike rate of 132, with the best of 73*. Adam Hose has been the next best.
Olly Stone has been their leading bowler with 12 wickets from 7 matches. He has bowled at an average of 17 and an economy of 8.95, with the best of 3/45.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Worcestershire - Ben Cox (wk), Ed Barnard (c), Riki Wessels, Hamish Rutherford, Daryl Mitchell, Brett DOliveira, Ross Whiteley, Charlie Morris, Dillon Pennington, Adam Finch, Jake Libby, Josh Tongue, Jack Haynes
Birmingham Bears - Sam Hain, Dominic Sibley, Ian Bell, Adam Hose, Ed Pollock, Michael Burgess(wk), Will Rhodes(c), Tim Bresnan, Jeetan Patel, Liam Norwell, Henry Brookes, Alex Thomson, Dan Mousley, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Olly Stone
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Birmingham Bears
Who will win? – Birmingham Bears
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ed Barnard (Worcestershire), Olly Stone (Birmingham Bears)
Most Sixes – Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears)
Man of the Match – Sam Hain
Team Scores Batting first – Worcestershire 160+, Birmingham Bears 180+
Match Handicap Birmingham Bears
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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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