Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Middlesex vs Surrey - June 10
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group match between Middlesex and Surrey will be played at Lord's.
Middlesex will be coached by Stuart Law and led by Eoin Morgan this year. The team finished Fourth in the South Group in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
Stevie Eskinazi (413 runs @ 41.30) was the top run scorer for Middlesex in 2020 while Steven Finn (14 wickets @ 19.00) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Chris Green (Australia – first seven group games), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan – final seven group games), Paul Stirling (Ireland – opening five group matches), Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand – final nine group matches) are their overseas players.
Stevie Eskinazi is the player to watch out for Middlesex. With Morgan and Stirling only available for the opening stages, Middlesex will look to Eskinazi to embrace the freedom to play his shots and repeat last year’s sparkling form.
Surrey will be coached by Vikram Solanki and led by Rory Burns (when available) this year. The team finished Runners-up in the Vitality T20 Blast 2020.
Laurie Evans (363 @ 45.37) was the top run scorer for Surrey in 2020 while Dan Moriarty (17 @ 18.29) picked up the most wickets in the last edition of the Vitality T20 Blast.
Hashim Amla (South Africa – whole tournament) is their overseas player.
Will Jacks is the player to watch out for Surrey. The talented 22-year-old had a standout Blast last year, hitting 309 runs at a strike rate of almost 150 and taking 13 wickets with his off spin at only 16 runs apiece and an impressive economy rate of 6.46.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Middlesex - Max Holden, Stephen Eskinazi, Martin Andersson, Nick Gubbins, John Simpson (wk), James Harris, Tom Helm, Nathan Sowter, Steven Finn, Eoin Morgan (C), Joshua De Caires, Sam Robson, Luke Hollman, Mitchell Marsh, Paul Stirling, Jack Davies, Joe Cracknell, Peter Handscomb, Robbie White, Blake Cullen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Thilan Walallawita, Tim Murtagh, Toby Roland-Jones
Surrey - Will Jacks, Hashim Amla, Ben Foakes (wk), Rory Burns, Jamie Smith, Rikki Clarke, Jamie Overton, Liam Plunkett, Gus Atkinson, Daniel Moriarty, Reece Topley, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Nicholas Kimber, Matt Dunn, Kemar Roach, James Taylor, Jade Dernbach, Gareth Batty, Conor McKerr, Ollie Pope, Sam Curran, Nico Reifer, Ben Geddes, Laurie Evans, Jason Roy, Mark Stoneman, Ryan Patel, Jordan Clark, Amar Virdi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Surrey
Who will win? – Surrey
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Hashim Amla (Surrey), Stevie Eskinazi (Middlesex)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Dan Moriarty (Surrey), Steven Finn (Middlesex)
Most Sixes – Laurie Evans (Surrey), Stevie Eskinazi (Middlesex)
Player of the Match – Laurie Evans
Team Scores Batting first – Surrey 190+, Middlesex 180+
Match Handicap Surrey
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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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