Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions County Championship June 24 - Northamptonshire v Leicestershire

Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire)
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Northamptonshire and Leicestershire will next play a County Championship Division Two match at the County Ground in Northampton.

Leicestershire are placed at the seventh spot in the County Championship Division Two points table with only one win from seven matches. They have lost two matches, while drawing the remaining four games and are with 63 points.

A couple of notches below them are Northamptonshire who are placed at the second last place in the County Championship Division 2 Table.  They have lost two games and are yet to win a single match. The team is with four draws and have been able to accumulate 51 points.

Ricardo Vasconcelos is the top run-scorer for Northamptonshire and has scored in excess of 500 at an average of 62. He has compiled two centuries and one half-century and has led the way for the team. Unfortunately, he has not had good enough support from fellow batsmen, with Rob Keogh being the next best player, having scored 344 runs at an average of under 40.

 Among the bowlers, only Ollie Robinson has picked up 29 wickets from nine matches at an average of 17 and has best match figures of 10-148.

Hassan Azad is the top run-getter for Leicestershire with 561 runs from 13 innings at an average of 45. He has two centuries and two half-centuries and has the top score of 137.

The team, though, has been let down by their bowlers, though, Chris Wright and Mohammad Abbas have picked up 19 and 16 wickets respectively.

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

Northamptonshire- Ben Curran, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Alex Wakely, Temba Bavuma, Rob Keogh, Adam Rossington, Luke Procter, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson, Matt Coles, Ollie Robinson

Leicestershire- Hassan Azad, Paul Horton, Neil Dexter, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Harry Dearden, Lewis Hill, Dieter Klein, Will Davis, Chris Wright, Mohammad Abbas

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Leicestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ricardo Vasconcelos (Northamptonshire), Hassan Azad (Leicestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Nathan Buck (Northamptonshire), Chris Wright (Leicestershire)

Most Boundaries – Ricardo Vasconcelos (Northamptonshire), Hassan Azad (Leicestershire)

Team Scores Batting first – Northamptonshire 200+, Leicestershire 240+

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

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