Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction County Championship June 2 - Middlesex v Sussex

Dawid Malan Middlesex
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Middlesex and Sussex will clash against each other for a County Championship Division Two match to be played at Lord's in London.


Sussex is at the sixth place in the Division Two points table with one win and one loss from four matches. They have drawn their remaining two matches and are with 49 points.

Middlesex are just a notch below them with quite similar stats. They also have one win and one loss from four matches and are at 43 points, with two drawn games.

Middlesex drew their first match against Northamptonshire but suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Lancashire in their second match. They played a bit harder in the third match against Leicestershire and finally tasted a win against Gloucestershire in their fourth and last match.

Sussex started off their campaign with a seven-wicket defeat against Leicestershire but then bounced back to win their second game by a decent margin of six wickets against Essex. They drew their third match against Northamptonshire and came up with a similar result in the last match against Glamorgan.


David Malan is the top scorer for Middlesex with 423 runs from three matches. He has the top score of 160 and has a mind-boggling average of 84. Tim Murtagh is the highest wicket-taker for the team with 20 wickets from three games.

Ben Brown and Phillip Salt are the highest run-getters for Sussex with 348 and 326 runs respectively, while Mir Hamza is their strike bowler with 16 wickets from eight innings.

 

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams.

 

Middlesex- James Harris, Sam Robson, John Simpson (wk), Dawid Malan (c), Tim Murtagh, Toby Roland-Jones, Nick Gubbins, Tom Helm, Nathan Sowter, Max Holden, Stephen Eskinazi

Sussex- Ben Brown (c & wk), Stiaan van Zyl, Laurie Evans, Chris Jordan, Luke Wells, Danny Briggs, Mir Hamza, David Wiese, Harry Finch, Philip Salt, Jared Warner

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Sussex 

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ben Brown (Sussex), Dawid Malan (Middlesex)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mir Hamza (Sussex), Tim Murtagh (Middlesex)

Most Boundaries – Ben Brown (Sussex), Dawid Malan (Middlesex)

Team Scores Batting first – Sussex 380+, Middlesex 340+

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

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