Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Middlesex v Sussex

Reece Topley has been in good form for Sussex
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The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Middlesex and Sussex at the Uxbridge Cricket Club Ground in Uxbridge.


Sussex are sitting pretty at the top of the south group points table in the Vitality Blast T20 2019 with six wins and two losses from 11 matches. They have had one tied game while two of their games have been rained-off. The team is with 15 points and net run rate of +0.709.

A couple of notches below them, at the third spot, are Middlesex with six wins and four losses from 11 games. One of their matches was abandoned due to rain, which is why the team has 13 points and a net run rate of -2.431.


Middlesex skipper Dawid Malan is the highest run-scorer for the side with 393 runs from 10 matches at an average of almost 50 and a strike rate of over 145. He is also the third-highest scorer in the tournament till now.

On the bowling front, Toby Roland-Jones is the team's highest wicket-taker with 17 wickets from 10 matches at an average of 15. He has best match figures of 5-21. Steven Finn and Nathan Sowter have also picked up 17 and 16 each.

Philip Salt has been the best batsman for Sussex with 277 runs from 10 matches at an average of almost 40 and strike rate of over 160. Salt has three half-centuries with the best of 78.

Luke Wright is below him with 271 runs from eight matches. Reece Topley has picked up the most wickets for the team with 14 scalps from eight matches.

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


Middlesex- Paul Stirling, Dawid Malan, Stephen Eskinazi, Eoin Morgan, Mohammad Hafeez, John Simpson, Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Helm, Nathan Sowter, Steven Finn, Tom Barber

Sussex- Philip Salt, Luke Wright, Laurie Evans, Alex Carey, David Wiese, Harry Finch, Chris Jordan, Will Beer, Danny Briggs, Jason Behrendorff, Reece Topley

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Middlesex

Who will win? – Sussex

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) –  Eoin Morgan (Middlesex), Philip Salt (Sussex)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Toby Roland-Jones (Middlesex), Reece Topley (Sussex)

Most Sixes –  Dawid Malan (Middlesex), Philip Salt (Sussex)

Man of the Match –  Philip Salt

Team Scores Batting first –  Middlesex 170+, Sussex 175+

Match Handicap Sussex

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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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