Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 Quarter-final 3 - Sussex v Worcestershire
The third quarter-final of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Sussex and Worcestershire at the County Ground in Hove.
Sussex were the leaders in the south group and ended at the top of the points table. They won eight and lost three out of their 14 matches. Sussex also tied one game while two of their games were rained-off. The team ended the group stage with 19 points.
They will be competing against Worcestershire in the third quarter final. Worcestershire were the last to qualify in the north group. They won six and lost five out of 14 matches while three of their games ended without a result. The team had 15 points and lost its last game against Northamptonshire by seven wickets.
Luke Wright has scored the most runs for Sussex with 360 runs from 13 matches at an average of over 35 and a strike rate of over 125. He has scored two half-centuries and has the top score of 76. Philip Salt is next in line with 334 runs from 13 matches at an average of 33 and a strike rate of over 155.
After having a back surgery earlier this year, Reece Topley is the top wicket-taker for Worcestershire with 16 wickets from 10 games at an average of 17 and a strike rate of just over 12.
Riki Wessels is the highest run-scorer for Worcestershire with 349 runs from 11 matches at an average of close to 35 and a strike rate of close to 150, with three half-centuries. Pat Brown has been good for the team with the ball and has picked up 14 wickets from 11 matches. Wayne Parnell is next to him with 11 wickets from 10 games.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Sussex- Philip Salt, Luke Wright, Laurie Evans, Delray Rawlins, David Wiese, Ben Brown, Chris Jordan, Ollie Robinson, Will Beer, Danny Briggs, Reece Topley
Worcestershire- Hamish Rutherford, Riki Wessels, Moeen Ali, Thomas Charles Fell, Ben Cox, Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard, Daryl Mitchell, Joe Leach, Dillon Pennington, Patrick Brown
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Worcestershire
Who will win? – Sussex
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Luke Wright (Sussex), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Reece Topley (Sussex), Patrick Brown (Worcestershire)
Most Sixes – Philip Salt (Sussex), Riki Wessels (Worcestershire)
Man of the Match – Luke Wright
Team Scores Batting first – Sussex 170+, Worcestershire 155+
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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