Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
The next north group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire at the County Ground in Northampton.
Both Northamptonshire and Leicestershire find themselves towards the bottom of the north group points table in the Vitality Blast T20 2019. Leicestershire are at the seventh place with three wins and four losses from nine matches. Two of their games have been abandoned, which is why the team is with eight points and net run rate of - 0.91.
Colin Ackermann is highest run-scorer for Leicestershire with 242 runs from nine matches at an average of over 30 and a strike rate of over 130. Arron Lilley follows him with just four shy of 200.
Surprisingly, Ackermann recently bagged 7-18 to register the best bowling figures in a T20 and is now leading the team's bowling chart.
Just below Leicestershire are Northamptonshire with two wins and four losses from nine games. Three of their matches have been rained-off, as a result of which the team is with seven points and a net run rate of -0.151.
Northamptonshire batsmen have not had great scores as their top-scorer Adam Rossington has managed only 157 runs from seven matches. With the second being Alex Wakely at 155 runs.
Ben Sanderson is the only Northamptonshire bowler to be a bit effective and has picked up 10 wickets from seven matches at an average of 17 and a strike rate of 15, with best match figures of 4-28.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Northamptonshire- Richard Levi, Adam Rossington, Joshua Cobb, Alex Wakely, Dwaine Pretorius, Rob Keogh, Faheem Ashraf, Graeme White, Luke Procter, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson
Leicestershire- Mark Cosgrove, Harry Swindells, Arron Lilley, Colin Ackermann, Lewis Hill, Harry Dearden, Aadil Ali, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson, Will Davis, Gavin Griffiths
Who will win the toss? - Northamptonshire
Who will win? – Leicestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire), Adam Rossington (Northamptonshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Gavin Griffiths (Leicestershire), Ben Sanderson (Northamptonshire)
Most Sixes – Arron Lilley (Leicestershire), Alex Wakely (Northamptonshire)
Man of the Match – Colin Ackermann
Team Scores Batting first –Leicestershire 160+, Northamptonshire 145+
Match Handicap Leicestershire
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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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