Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Surrey v Gloucestershire
The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Surrey and Gloucestershire at the Kennington Oval in London.
Surrey's campaign has not gone as expected. The team finds itself at the second last place in the Vitality Blast south group points table. Surrey has only one win and four losses from six matches whereas one of their games had ended in tie. As a result, the team has three points and a negative run rate of -0.356.
Gloucestershire are placed at the fifth spot in the leaderboard. With two wins and two losses from seven matches, they have one tied game and two abandoned matches and have seven points with a net run rate of -0.079.
Skipper Aaron Finch is the top-scorer for Surrey with 191 runs from six matches at an average of just below 40 and a strike rate of 160. However, apart from him, there has not been much contribution from other batsmen.
Spinners Gareth Batty and Imran Tahir are the top wicket-takers for Surrey with nine and seven wickets respectively.
Ryan Higgins has scored the most runs for Gloucestershire with 148 runs from five matches at an average of 37. Ian Cockbain also struck a half-century in the last match.
Benny Howell and David Payne are the top wicket-takers for Gloucestershire with 10 wickets each.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Surrey- Aaron Finch, Will Jacks, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jamie Smith, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Jordan Clark, Rikki Clarke, Gareth Batty, Imran Tahir
Gloucestershire- Michael Klinger, Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey, Jack Taylor, Benny Howell, Tom Smith, Andrew Tye, David Payne, Chris Liddle
Who will win the toss? - Surrey
Who will win? – Gloucestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Aaron Finch (Surrey), Ian Cockbain (Gloucestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Imran Tahir (Surrey), David Payne (Gloucestershire)
Most Sixes – Aaron Finch (Surrey), Ryan Higgins (Gloucestershire)
Man of the Match – Ryan Higgins
Team Scores Batting first – Surrey 160+, Gloucestershire 170+
Match Handicap Gloucestershire
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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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