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

Worcestershire Rapids's Rutherford and Haynes
Worcestershire Rapids's Rutherford and Haynes
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The next Central group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Gloucestershire and Worcestershire Rapids at The Bristol County Ground, Bristol.

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Gloucestershire are placed at the 2nd spot in the Central group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 5 points from 4 matches after 2 wins, 1 loss and 1 washed out match.

Ian Cockbain has been the top run-scorer for Gloucestershire with 113 runs from 3 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 56 and a strike rate of 201, with the best of 84*. Miles Hammond has also scored 93 runs at 31.

Tom Smith has been their leading bowler with 9 wickets from 3 matches. He has bowled at an average of 7 and an economy of 5.81, with the best of 5/16.

They will be up against Worcestershire Rapids who are placed at the bottom of the leaderboard with only 1 point after 4 matches. The team has lost 3 games while one has been rained off.

Jake Libby has scored the most runs for the side with 111 runs from 3 matches at an average of 55 and a strike rate of 138. He has the best of 75*. Jack Haynes is next with 84 runs from 3 matches.

Among the bowlers, Dillon Pennington has picked up 5 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 19 and an economy of 9.00, with the best of 2/27.


Let's have a look at the squads of both teams: 

Gloucestershire - Jack Taylor (c), Chris Dent (wk), Tom Smith, David Payne, Ian Cockbain, Matt Taylor, Miles Hammond, Graeme van Buuren, Ryan Higgins, Josh Shaw, George Scott, George Hankins, James Bracey, Ben Charlesworth 

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

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire

Who will win? – Gloucestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ian Cockbain (Gloucestershire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tom Smith (Gloucestershire), Dillon Pennington (Worcestershire)

Most Sixes – Graeme van Buuren (Gloucestershire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire)

Man of the Match –  Ian Cockbain

Team Scores Batting first – Gloucestershire 170+, Worcestershire 165+

Match Handicap Gloucestershire

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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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