Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Kent v Surrey
The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Kent and Surrey at the St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury.
Kent are placed at the second spot in the points table with six wins and three losses from 11 matches. They have had two matches ending prematurely due to rain. Kent have 14 points and a net run rate of +0.101. They were leading the points table for a long time but have recently slipped down to the second spot.
Surrey are third from the bottom with three wins and six losses from 11 matches. One of their games ended in a tie while another was rained off. The team has eight points and a net run rate of -0.406.
Daniel Bell-Drummond is the highest run-scorer for Kent with 241 runs from nine matches which two half-centuries and the best of 62. Heino Kuhn is next in line with 207 runs from seven games with two half-centuries and the best of 55.
With the ball, South African pacer Hardus Viljoen has been their most effective bowler with 17 scalps from nine innings. Adam Milne is next with 10 wickets from nine games.
Aaron Finch has scored the most runs for Surrey with 259 runs from 10 games at a strike rate of over 155 and the top score of 72. Ollie Pope has also been good for the team with 246 runs from nine games at an average of 35 and a strike rate of over 135.
Tom Curran has picked up 17 wickets for the team while Imran Tahir is second with 14 scalps from 10 matches.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Kent- Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Heino Kuhn, Sam Billings, Mohammad Nabi, Alex Blake, Oliver Robinson, Adam Milne, Hardus Viljoen, Fred Klaassen, Mitchell Claydon
Surrey- Mark Stoneman, Aaron Finch, Will Jacks, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jordan Clark, Sam Curran, Jade Dernbach, Tom Curran, Gareth Batty, Imran Tahir
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Surrey
Who will win? – Kent
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Aaron Finch (Surrey)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Hardus Viljoen (Kent), Tom Curran (Surrey)
Most Boundaries – Heino Kuhn (Kent), Aaron Finch (Surrey)
Man of the Match – Daniel Bell-Drummond
Team Scores Batting first – Kent 180+, Surrey 160+
Match Handicap Kent
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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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