Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Kent v Gloucestershire
The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Kent and Gloucestershire at the St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury.
Both Kent and Gloucestershire have had a decent season till now and have good chances of making it to the quarter finals. Gloucestershire are placed at the second spot in the south group points table with five wins and three losses from 12 matches. They have had one tied game while three of their games have ended without a result. The team has 14 points and a net run rate of +0.238.
Just below them are Kent with six wins and four losses from 12 matches. Two of their games have been rained-off, which is why the team has 14 points and a net run rate of +0.084.
Essentially, both the teams are at equal points, but Gloucestershire have pipped Kent in the points table due to their slightly positive net run rate. The good thing for both the teams is that they have played 12 matches each and still have two games to go. Even if they manage to win one match each, they will have good chances of making it to the quarter finals.
Kent had a cracker of a game against Surrey recently but lost by just one run. Imran Qayyum was the star for them with the ball while Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zack Crawley and Heino Kuhn contributed with the bat.
Gloucestershire won their last match against Somerset on the back of 50s from Miles Hammond and Michael Klinger and a three-wicket haul from Tom Smith
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Kent- Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Sam Billings, Heino Kuhn, Oliver Robinson, Marcus O'Riordan, Alex Blake, Hardus Viljoen, Matt Milnes, Imran Qayyum, Fred Klaassen
Gloucestershire- Michael Klinger, Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey, Zak Chappell, Jack Taylor, Tom Smith, Andrew Tye, David Payne, Chris Liddle
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire
Who will win? – Gloucestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Miles Hammond (Gloucestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Imran Qayyum (Kent), Tom Smith (Gloucestershire)
Most Boundaries – Heino Kuhn (Kent), Michael Klinger (Gloucestershire)
Man of the Match – Michael Klinger
Team Scores Batting first – Kent 170+, Gloucestershire 175+
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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