Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Lancashire Lightning vs Northants Steelbacks
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Lancashire Lightning and Northants Steelbacks will be played at Steelbacks Emirates Old Trafford.
Lancashire Lightning are placed at the 6th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group points table with 4 wins and 5 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team has 10 points.
In the absence of Liam Livingstone, Finn Allen is the top run-scorer for Lancashire with 245 runs at a strike rate of 138. He has struck 26 fours and 7 sixes. SJ Croft has also made 200 runs at a strike rate of 129.
Matthew Parkinson has been the best bowler for Lancashire and has picked up 13 wickets while bowling at an average of 23 and an economy rate of 8.41.
Northamptonshire Steelbacks are placed at the 7th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 4 wins and 6 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team has 9 points.
Ricardo Vasconcelos is the top run-scorer for Northamptonshire Steelbacks with over 322 runs at a strike rate of more than 118. He has struck 39 fours and 4 sixes. Rob Keogh has also made 236 runs at a strike rate of 121.
Graeme White has been the best bowler for Northamptonshire Steelbacks and has picked up 14 wickets while bowling at an average of 20 and an economy rate of 7.70.
Let's have a look at the squads:
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
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? - Lancashire
Who will win? – Lancashire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Finn Allen (Lancashire), Rob Keogh (Northants Steelbacks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tom Hartley (Lancashire), Tom Taylor (Northants Steelbacks)
Most Sixes – Finn Allen (Lancashire), Rob Keogh (Northants Steelbacks)
Man of the Match – Finn Allen
Team Scores Batting first – Lancashire 180+, Northants Steelbacks 170+
Match Handicap Lancashire
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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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