Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Gloucestershire v Somerset
The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Gloucestershire and Somerset at the County Ground in Bristol.
Both Gloucestershire and Somerset have performed decently well and are placed in the top half of the south group points table. Gloucestershire are at the fourth place in the leaderboard with four wins and three losses from 11 matches. They have had one tied game while three of their matches have been rained-off. The team is with 12 points and a net run rate of +0.099.
Just below them are Somerset with five wins and four losses from 10 matches. They have had one abandoned game as a result of which they have 11 points and a net run rate of +1.007. It is to be noticed here that Somerset have played one game less than their opponents.
James Bracey has leaped ahead of Ryan Higgins as the highest run-scorer for Gloucestershire. He has 200 runs from nine matches with the top score of 64. Higgins has 196 runs from eight at an average of 30 and the top scorer of 77.
David Payne has picked up the most wickets for Gloucestershire with 11 wickets from nine matches. Benny Howell is next to him with 10 wickets from seven matches and best match figures of 5-18.
Babar Azam is not only the highest run-scorer for Somerset but the entire Vitality Blast T20 2019 with 434 runs from nine matches at an average of 62 which includes one century and three half-centuries.
Tom Banton is right next to Azam with 396 runs. Jerome Taylor is their most successful bowler with 12 wickets from nine matches.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Gloucestershire- Michael Klinger, Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey, Zak Chappell, Jack Taylor, Tom Smith, Andrew Tye, David Payne, Chris Liddle
Somerset- Tom Banton, Babar Azam, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Edward Byrom, Tom Lammonby, Roelof van der Merwe, Craig Overton, Tim Groenewald, Jerome Taylor, Max Waller
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Somerset
Who will win? – Gloucestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Babar Azam (Somerset)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – David Payne (Gloucestershire), Jerome Taylor (Somerset)
Most Boundaries – Ryan Higgins (Gloucestershire), Tom Banton (Somerset)
Man of the Match – David Payne
Team Scores Batting first – Gloucestershire 180+, Somerset 170+
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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