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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Middlesex vs Kent Spitfires

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The next South group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Middlesex and Kent Spitfires at Lord's Cricket Ground, London.

Middlesex vs Kent, South Group

Middlesex were off to rollicking start to their Blast campaign on the back of Max Holden's maiden T20 ton, but the team couldn't finish with a win. Holden's 60-ball 102* took Middlesex to 184 in their first match of the Vitality Blast 2020. 

Middlesex did not start well as they lost Stevie Eskinazi and Martin Andersson in the powerplay. Holden then added 71 with Nick Gubbins for the third wicket, ensuring that a batting collapse did not occur. Only 1.3 overs could be bowled in the second innings as the match ended without a result.

Some fine bowling from Matt Milnes who picked 3 for 19 and Fred Klaassen (2 for 20) helped Kent take an upper hand in their round 1 encounter against Hampshire. Their bowlers restricted the team to 139/6 from 20 overs.

Kent were off to a good start, going comfortably at 52/0 in 4.1 overs, with Zak Crawley (22* off 9) and Daniel Bell-Drummond (26* off 16) scoring quickly. The match wouldn't have lasted longer than 15 overs, but heavy rain meant that it had to end without a result.


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

Kent - Daniel Bell-Drummond (c), Zak Crawley, Oliver Robinson (wk), Jack Leaning, Alex Blake, Jordan Cox, Grant Stewart, Calum Haggett, Matt Milnes, Imran Qayyum, Fred Klaassen, Marcus ORiordan 

 

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Kent

Who will win? – Kent

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Max Holden (Middlesex), Zak Crawley (Kent)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Steven Finn (Middlesex), Matt Milnes (Kent)

Most Sixes – Max Holden (Middlesex), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent)

Man of the Match –  Zak Crawley

Team Scores Batting first – Middlesex 180+, Kent 190+

Match Handicap Kent

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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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