Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Gloucestershire vs Sussex Sharks - June 11
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group match between Gloucestershire and Sussex Sharks will be played at Bristol County Ground.
Sussex Sharks will be coached by James Kirtley and led by Luke Wright this year. The team finished as Quarter-finalists in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
David Wiese (281 @ 40.14) was the top run scorer for Sussex Sharks in 2020 while George Garton (14 @ 16.5) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Rashid Khan (available from June 27), David Wiese (available for whole tournament), Travis Head (available for whole tournament). are their overseas players.
Rashid Khan is the player to watch out for Sussex Sharks. The Afghanistan leg-spinner is back for his third season (after thd PSL), having taken 24 wickets in 20 games. With Danny Briggs gone, his control and wicket-taking potential will be vital.
Gloucestershire are placed at the 4th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group points table with a win from their first match of the league. The team has 2 points.
Glenn Phillips is the top run-scorer for Gloucestershire with 44 runs at a strike rate of 137. He has struck 4 fours and 2 sixes. Benny Howell has also made 30 runs at a strike rate of 200.
Benny Howell has been the best bowler for Gloucestershire and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 13 and an economy rate of 9.75.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Sussex Sharks - Luke Wright (c), Philip Salt (wk), Calum Macleod, Delray Rawlins, David Wiese, Ravi Bopara, Aaron Thomason, George Garton, Will Beer, Danny Briggs, Ben Brown, Henry Crocombe, Mitchell Claydon, Stuart Meaker, Tymal Mills, Jofra Archer, Jamie Atkins, Jack Carson, Tom Clark, James Coles, Tom Haines, Travis Head, Sean Hunt, Chris Jordan, Rashid Khan, Ali Orr, Joe Sarro, Stiaan van Zyl
Gloucestershire - Jack Taylor (c), Chris Dent, Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey (wk), George Scott, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, Matt Taylor, George Hankins, Tom Price, Benny Howell, Olivier Price, Tom Lace, Daniel Worrall, Harry Hankins, Jared Warner, Josh Shaw, Ben Charlesworth, Stuart Turner, Dominic Goodman, Glenn Phillips
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire
Who will win? – Gloucestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Glenn Phillips (Gloucestershire), Luke Wright (Sussex)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Benny Howell (Gloucestershire), George Garton (Sussex)
Most Sixes – Ian Cockbain (Gloucestershire), David Wiese (Sussex)
Man of the Match – Glenn Phillips
Team Scores Batting first – Gloucestershire 170+, Sussex 160+
Match Handicap Gloucestershire
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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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