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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Somerset v Kent

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Somerset v Kent
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Somerset v Kent

Up next is another south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 which will be played between Somerset and Kent at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton.

Somerset are placed at the sixth spot in the south group points table of the Vitality Blast with three wins and four losses from seven games. They have six points and a net run rate of +0.388.

Kent were placed at the top of the south group points table till just a few days ago. Although, they have slipped one notch, they are still going strong at the second place with six wins and two losses from eight matches. The team has 12 points and a net run rate of +0.502.

Somerset are scheduled to face Hampshire on Friday and it promises to be a close encounter. In their last match against Essex, Somerset came out on top with a huge margin of 114 runs.

Openers Tom Banton and Babar Azam gave them a good start with a 51-run partnership. Tom Abell and Edward Byrom then joined hands to up the ante. The notable thing was that despite six wickets falling, their run rate never decreased and the team kept going at 11 runs per over or more.

A five-wicket haul from Roelof van der Merwe and three from Max Waller then ensured that Essex fell a long way short.

Kent's last game was against Gloucestershire which they lost by five wickets. Daniel Bell-Drummond and Heino Kuhn are their leading batters, while Hardus Viljoen and Fred Klaassen have been brilliant with the ball.

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

Somerset- Babar Azam, Tom Banton, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Edward Byrom, Tom Lammonby, Roelof van der Merwe, Craig Overton, Tim Groenewald, Jerome Taylor, Max Waller

Kent- Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Oliver Robinson, Heino Kuhn, Mohammad Nabi, Alex Blake, Jordan Cox, Hardus Viljoen, Adam Milne, Mitchell Claydon, Fred Klaassen

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Somerset

Who will win?Kent

Top Batsman (Runs Scored)Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Babar Azam (Somerset)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken)Hardus Viljoen (Kent), Jerome Taylor (Somerset)

Most Boundaries – Heino Kuhn (Kent), Tom Banton (Somerset)

Man of the Match – Daniel Bell-Drummond

Team Scores Batting first – Kent 180+, Somerset 165+

Match Handicap - Kent

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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.