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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Birmingham Bears vs Lancashire Lightning - June 18

Edgbaston - Vitality T20 Blast
Edgbaston - Vitality T20 Blast
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The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Birmingham Bears and Lancashire Lightning will be played at Edgbaston.

Live Scores and Stats - Birmingham Bears vs Lancashire Lightning - June 18



Birmingham Bears are placed at the top spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 4 wins and one loss from their 5 matches of the league. The team has 8 points.

Sam Hain is the top run-scorer for Birmingham Bears with 251 runs at a strike rate of 152. He has struck 16 fours and 9 sixes. Will Rhodes has also made 119 runs at a strike rate of 148.

Carlos Brathwaite has been the best bowler for Birmingham Bears and has picked up 9 wickets while bowling at an average of 14 and an economy rate of 7.23.

Lancashire Lightning are placed at the 4th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group points table with 3 wins and 2 losses from their 5 matches of the league. The team has 6 points.

Liam Livingstone is the top run-scorer for Lancashire with 254 runs at a strike rate of 141. He has struck 23 fours and 10 sixes. Jos Buttler has also made 127 runs at a strike rate of 123.

Matthew Parkinson has been the best bowler for Lancashire and has picked up 9 wickets while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 8.05.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Birmingham Bears - Will Rhodes (c), Tim Bresnan, Danny Briggs, Carlos Brathwaite, Ethan Brookes, Henry Brookes, Michael Burgess (wk), George Garrett, Sam Hain, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Adam Hose, Manraj Johal, Matt Lamb, Jake Lintott, Craig Miles, Dan Mousley, Liam Norwell, Ed Pollock, Dominic Sibley, Ryan Sidebottom, Olly Stone, Robert Yates

Lancashire Lightning - Dane Vilas (c), Jos Buttler, Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone, Luke Wells, Owais Shah, Danny Lamb, Alex Davies (wk), Steven Croft, Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Liam Hurt, George Balderson, George Lavelle, Ed Moulton, George Burrows, Jack Blatherwick, Jack Morley, Jackson Bird, Matt Parkinson, Richard Gleeson, Saqib Mahmood, Luke Wood, Finn Allen

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay



Who will win the toss? - Birmingham Bears

Who will win? – Birmingham Bears

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears), Jos Buttler (Lancashire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jake Lintott (Birmingham Bears), Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire)

Most Sixes – Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears), Jos Buttler (Lancashire)

Man of the Match –  Jake Lintott

Team Scores Batting first – Birmingham Bears 185+, Lancashire 175+

Match Handicap Birmingham Bears

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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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