Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast T20 2019 - Surrey v Sussex
The next south group match of the Vitality Blast T20 2019 will be played between Surrey and Sussex at the Kennington Oval in London.
Sussex are placed at the top of the south group points table with six wins from eight matches. One of their games has been washed out, while another has ended in a tie. Admirably, the team is yet to lose a single match in the tournament and has 14 points and a net run rate of +1.198.
It does not come as a surprise that Aaron Finch is the highest run-scorer for Surrey with 250 runs from nine matches at an average of 30 and a strike rate of close to 160. Finch has been assisted by Ollie Pope who has 198 runs from eight innings but is yet to score a half-century.
Tom Curran has taken 14 wickets for Surrey from nine matches, while Imran Tahir has 11 from as many games.
On the contrary, Surrey are at the second last place in the leaderboard with two wins and six losses from nine matches, while one of their matches ended in a tie. The team has five points and net run rate of -0.570.
Philip Salt and Luke Wright have scored 256 and 241 runs and lead the runs tally for Sussex. On the bowling front, Reece Topley has picked up 11 from six games, while Ollie Robinson has nine from five innings.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Surrey- Will Jacks, Aaron Finch, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Tom Curran, Jordan Clark, Ryan Patel, Jade Dernbach, Gareth Batty, Imran Tahir
Sussex- Philip Salt, Luke Wright, Laurie Evans, Alex Carey, David Wiese, Delray Rawlins, Rashid Khan, Chris Jordan, Ollie Robinson, Danny Briggs, Tymal Mills
Who will win the toss? - Surrey
Who will win? – Sussex
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Philip Salt (Sussex), Aaron Finch (Surrey)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ollie Robinson (Sussex), Tom Curran (Surrey)
Most Sixes – Laurie Evans (Sussex), Aaron Finch (Surrey)
Man of the Match – Aaron Finch
Team Scores Batting first – Sussex 170+, Surrey 1
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.