Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Worcestershire Rapids vs Birmingham Bears - July 9
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group match between Worcestershire Rapids and Birmingham Bears will be played at New Road.
Birmingham Bears are placed at the 5th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 5 wins and 5 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team has 11 points.
Sam Hain is the top run-scorer for Birmingham Bears with 293 runs at a strike rate of 140. He has struck 18 fours and 9 sixes. Will Rhodes has also made 201 runs at a strike rate of 145.
Carlos Brathwaite has been the best bowler for Birmingham Bears and has picked up 18 wickets while bowling at an average of 13 and an economy rate of 7.53.
Worcestershire Rapids are placed at the 3rd spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North group points table with 5 wins and 4 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team has 12 points.
Brett D'Oliveira is the top run-scorer for Worcestershire Rapids with 292 runs at a strike rate of 126. He has struck 29 fours and 6 sixes. MH Wessels has also made 265 runs at a strike rate of 131.
Charlie Morris has been the best bowler for Worcestershire Rapids and has picked up 15 wickets while bowling at an average of 22 and an economy rate of 9.62.
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
Worcestershire Rapids - Joe Leach, Daryl Mitchell, Jack Haynes, Joshua Dell, Mitchell Stanley, Riki Wessels, Ross Whiteley, Tom Fell, Brett D’Oliveira, Alex Milton (wk), Ben Cox, Moeen Ali, Gareth Roderick, Adam Finch, Alzarri Joseph, Charlie Morris, Dillon Pennington, Ed Barnard, Josh Tongue, Pat Brown, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Ish Sodhi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Worcestershire
Who will win? – Worcestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Brett D'Oliveira (Worcestershire), Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Charlie Morris (Worcestershire), Carlos Brathwaite (Birmingham Bears)
Most Sixes – Brett D'Oliveira (Worcestershire), Sam Hain (Birmingham Bears)
Man of the Match – Brett D'Oliveira
Team Scores Batting first – Worcestershire 185+, Birmingham Bears 175+
Match Handicap Worcestershire
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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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