Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 Quarter-final 4 - Gloucestershire v Derbyshire
The fourth quarter-final of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Gloucestershire and Derbyshire at the County Ground in Bristol.
Gloucestershire were at the second spot in the south group points table at the end of the league stage with seven wins and three losses from 14 matches. They tied one match and three of their matches were abandon due to rain. The team were with 18 points and won its last match against Sussex by three wickets.
Derbyshire, on the other hand, were at the third place at the end of the league stage in the north group with seven wins and five losses from 14 matches. Two of their games were rained-off and the team had 16 points.
Opener Michael Klinger is not only the highest run-scorer for Gloucestershire but was instrumental in the team's road to the quarter finals, smashing an unbeaten century against Kent and a valuable 48 against Sussex. Klinger has 356 runs from 12 matches at an average of over 35.
Miles Hammond has also been good for the team with 291 runs from 12 matches. David Payne has been the team's most successful bowler and has picked up 16 wickets from 12 matches at an average of 20.
With 491 from 12 matches at an average of over 45, Billy Godleman is the top run-scorer for Derbyshire. Wayne Madsen is next to him with 400 runs from 12 matches at an average of 50, including four half-centuries.
With the ball, Ravi Rampaul is not only the team's top wicket-taker but the second-highest wicket taker of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 with 21 scalps from 12 games. Matthew Critchley is next to him with 15 wickets from 12 matches.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Gloucestershire- Michael Klinger, Miles Hammond, James Bracey, Ian Cockbain, Jack Taylor, Ryan Higgins, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, Andrew Tye, David Payne, Josh Shaw
Derbyshire- Luis Reece, Billy Godleman, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Matthew Critchley, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Anuj Dal, Daryn Smit, Logan van Beek, Ravi Rampaul
Who will win the toss? - Derbyshire
Who will win? – Derbyshire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Billy Godleman (Derbyshire), Michael Klinger (Gloucestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ravi Rampaul (Derbyshire), David Payne (Gloucestershire)
Most Sixes – Leus du Plooy (Derbyshire), Michael Klinger (Gloucestershire)
Man of the Match – Ravi Rampaul
Team Scores Batting first - Derbyshire 170+, Gloucestershire 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.
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