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

Vitality Blast 2020 - Worcestershire Rapids batsmen Rutherford and Haynes
Vitality Blast 2020 - Worcestershire Rapids batsmen Rutherford and Haynes
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The next Central group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Northamptonshire Steelbacks and Worcestershire Rapids at The County Ground, Northampton.

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Northamptonshire Steelbacks are placed at the 2nd spot in the pile with 9 points after 7 matches. The team has won 4 and lost 2 games.

Paul Stirling has scored the most runs for the side with 164 runs from 6 matches at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 160. He has the best of 80*. Richard Levi is next with 129 runs from 6 matches.

Among the bowlers, Graeme White has picked up 10 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 15 and an economy of 6.50, with the best of 3/28.

They will be up against Worcestershire Rapids who are placed at the bottom of the Central leaderboard with 3 points after 7 matches. The team has won 1 and lost 5 games.

Jake Libby has scored the most runs for the side with 225 runs from 6 matches at an average of 51 and a strike rate of 134. He has the best of 75*. Hamish Rutherford has contributed with 145 runs from 6 matches.

Among the bowlers, Ed Barnard has picked up 6 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 33 and an economy of 10.47, with the best of 3/44.

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

Northamptonshire - Joshua Cobb (c), Ricardo Vasconcelos (wk), Paul Stirling, Richard Levi, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson, Alex Wakely, Gareth Berg, Graeme White, Rob Keogh, Saif Zaib, Tom Sole, Blessing Muzarabani, Adam Rossington, Brandon Glover

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? - Northamptonshire Steelbacks

Who will win? – Northamptonshire Steelbacks

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jake Libby (Worcestershire Rapids), Paul Stirling (Northamptonshire Steelbacks)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ed Barnard (Worcestershire Rapids), Graeme White (Northamptonshire Steelbacks)

Most Sixes – Jake Libby (Worcestershire Rapids), Paul Stirling (Northamptonshire Steelbacks)

Man of the Match –  Paul Stirling

Team Scores Batting first – Worcestershire Rapids 150+, Northamptonshire Steelbacks 170+

Match Handicap Northamptonshire Steelbacks

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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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