Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Northamptonshire v Derbyshire
Up next in the Vitality Blast T20 2019 is a north group match between Northamptonshire and Derbyshire to be played at the County Ground in Northampton.
Neither Northamptonshire nor Derbyshire's T20 Blast campaign has taken off yet, with Northamptonshire placed at the seventh spot in the points table, with one win and two losses from four matches. One of their games having been washed out, the team has three points and a net run rate of -0.054.
Derbyshire are just below them with one win and three losses from five matches. They also had a rained-off match, courtesy of which they have three points and a net run rate of -0.992.
Northamptonshire have not been up to the task with their batting. Only Rob Keogh has been able to score a few runs. However, he has also been far from impressive with just 90 runs from three matches, including the top score of 59.
Graeme White is their only bowler who has found some success. White has four wickets from three matches at an average of 17 and best figures of 2-36.
Billy Godleman, Luis Reece and Leus du Plooy have been among runs for Derbyshire. While Reece and Plooy have scored runs quickly, Godleman has been a bit slow off the blocks. Mark Watt and Ravi Rampaul have bagged seven and eight wickets for Derbyshire respectively.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Northamptonshire- Ben Curran, Adam Rossington, Joshua Cobb, Alex Wakely, Dwaine Pretorius, Rob Keogh, Faheem Ashraf, Graeme White, Matt Coles, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson
Derbyshire- Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Billy Godleman, Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Matthew Critchley, Alex Hughes, Darren Stevens, Daryn Smit, Mark Watt, Ravi Rampaul
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Derbyshire
Who will win? – Derbyshire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Billy Godleman (Derbyshire), Rob Keogh (Northamptonshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ravi Rampaul (Derbyshire), Graeme White (Northamptonshire)
Most Sixes – Leus du Plooy (Derbyshire), Rob Keogh (Northamptonshire)
Man of the Match – Leus du Plooy
Team Scores Batting first - Derbyshire 170+, Northamptonshire 160+
Match Handicap Derbyshire
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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.