Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Hampshire vs Middlesex
Last round's group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Hampshire and Middlesex at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
Hampshire are placed at the bottom of the South group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 3 points from 9 matches after 1 win, 7 losses and 1 washed out match.
James Fuller has been the top run-scorer for Hampshire with 204 runs from 9 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 133, with the best of 53*. Tom Alsop has also scored 172 runs at 24.
Mason Crane has been their leading bowler with 8 wickets from as many matches. He has bowled at an average of 21 and an economy of 6.53, with the best of 3/18.
They will be up against Middlesex who are placed at the 4th spot in the South group leaderboard with 8 points after 9 matches. The team has won 3, lost 4 and tied one game while one has been rained off.
Stephen Eskinazi has scored the most runs for the side with 397 runs from 9 matches at an average of 44 and a strike rate of 150. He has the best of 84. John Simpson is next with 240 runs from 9 matches.
Among the bowlers, Steven Finn has picked up 14 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 17 and an economy of 8.06, with the best of 3/18.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Middlesex - Max Holden, Stephen Eskinazi, Martin Andersson, Nick Gubbins, Dan Lincoln, John Simpson (wk), Miguel Cummins, James Harris, Tom Helm, Nathan Sowter, Steven Finn (c), Jack Davies, Luke Hollman, Joe Cracknell
Hampshire - George Munsey, Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast (c), Joe Weatherley, Lewis McManus (wk), James Fuller, Ian Holland, Scott Currie, Chris Wood, Ryan Stevenson, Mason Crane, Bradley Wheal, Felix Organ, Ajeet Dale, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Middlesex
Who will win? – Middlesex
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Stephen Eskinazi (Middlesex), Joe Weatherley (Hampshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Steven Finn (Middlesex), Mason Crane (Hampshire)
Most Sixes – Stephen Eskinazi (Middlesex), Tom Alsop (Hampshire)
Man of the Match – Stephen Eskinazi
Team Scores Batting first – Middlesex 180+, Hampshire 170+
Match Handicap Middlesex
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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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