Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Birmingham Bears vs Northamptonshire Steelbacks - July 18
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Birmingham Bears and Northamptonshire Steelbacks will be played at Edgbaston.
Northamptonshire Steelbacks are placed at the 9th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 4 wins and 7 losses from their 12 matches of the league. The team has 9 points.
Ricardo Vasconcelos is the top run-scorer for Northamptonshire Steelbacks with over 325 runs at a strike rate of more than 117. He has struck 39 fours and 4 sixes. Rob Keogh has also made 292 runs at a strike rate of 120.
Graeme White has been the best bowler for Northamptonshire Steelbacks and has picked up 14 wickets while bowling at an average of 22 and an economy rate of 7.76.
Birmingham Bears are placed at the 5th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 6 wins and 6 losses from their 13 matches of the league. The team has 13 points.
Sam Hain is the top run-scorer for Birmingham Bears with 391 runs at a strike rate of 141. He has struck 27 fours and 11 sixes. EJ Pollock has also made 245 runs at a strike rate of 144.
Carlos Brathwaite has been the best bowler for Birmingham Bears and has picked up 18 wickets while bowling at an average of 15 and an economy rate of 7.78.
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
Northants Steelbacks - Joshua Cobb, Richard Levi, Adam Rossington (wk), Alex Wakely, Saif Zaib, Graeme White, Ben Sanderson, Nathan Buck, Brandon Glover, Ben Curran, Charlie Thurston, Emilio Gay, Gareth Berg, Luke Procter, Rob Keogh, Tom Taylor, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Curtley-Jack White, Graeme White, Simon Kerrigan, Wayne Parnell, Jack White, Saif Zaib
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), Joshua Cobb (Northants Steelbacks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Danny Briggs (Birmingham Bears), Ben Sanderson (Northants Steelbacks)
Most Sixes – Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears), Joshua Cobb (Northants Steelbacks)
Man of the Match – Sam Hain
Team Scores Batting first – Birmingham Bears 185+, lNorthants Steelbacks 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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