< >
CricketWorld.com, Latest Cricket News & Results

Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Birmingham Bears vs Worcestershire Rapids

Vitality Blast 2020 -  Worcestershire Rapids batsmen
Vitality Blast 2020 - Worcestershire Rapids batsmen

The next Central group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Birmingham Bears and Worcestershire Rapids at Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Live scores - Birmingham Bears vs Worcestershire Rapids

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

Live Cricket Streaming Vitality Blast 2020 - bet365's live cricket streaming page which enables you to watch live cricket. (BeGambleAware 18+)  Live Cricket Streaming from bet365 requires a funded account or for customers to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours. Geo-restrictions apply.

*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.


© Cricket World 2020