Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Region Qualifier 2021 – Italy vs Jersey- Match 4
The 4th T20I of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Region Qualifier 2021 will take place between Italy and Jersey at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground, Almeria.
Current Form Jersey:
Jersey have won their first game of the tournament against Germany by 4 runs.
Germany won the toss and elected to field first. They conceded 137 for 7 in 20 overs. For Jersey, Harrison Carlyon top scored with 50 runs to his name in 44 balls. Rest of the middle order failed to capitalize on the start they got and could only manage a total under 140. For Germany, Sahir Naqash picked up 3 wickets for 30 runs.
Chasing 137, Germany got off to a brilliant start with the openers firing all cylinders. Talha Khan made 32 off 28 balls. The middle order played well and ensured they kept wickets intact. However, they could not strike at a rapid pace and as a result, Germany failed to get the momentum required and fell short by 4 runs.
Current Form Italy:
Italy have won their first game to Denmark by 6 wickets.
Denmark won the toss and elected to bat first. The start for them was terrible as they lost first 4 wickets for just 31 runs. Surya Anand in the middle overs provided the burst action required and Denmark reached the 100 run mark to finish their innings at 100 for 9.
For Italy, Jaspreet Singh picked up 2 wickets for just 10 runs.
Chasing 100, Italy started off badly as they lost Joy Perera in the 4th over. However, Nikolai Smith and Gian Meade played really well to get Italy closer to the target. Manpreet Singh in the middle order made 20 off 18 balls to take Italy home with 6 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Italy- Gareth Kyle Berg (Captain), Jade Winston Dernbach, Muthunama Gonnage Shehan Madupa Fernando, Jamie Brian Grassi, Grant Stewart, Darren Roberto Low, Dinidu Asanka Marage, Gian-Piero Sergio Meade, Bentota Baduge Joy Lenin Perera, Amir Sharif, Baljith Singh, Jaspreet Singh, Manpreet Singh and Nikolai Leonard Smith
Jersey- Charles Perchard (Captain), Dan Birrell, Dominic Blampied, Charlie Brennan, Harrison Carlyon, Jake Dunford, Nick Ferraby, Jonty Jenner, Elliot Miles, Rhys Palmer, Julius Sumerauer, Asa Tribe, Zak Tribe and Benjamin Ward
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? –Jersey
Who will win? Jersey
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Nikolai Smith (Italy), Harrison Carlyon (Jersey)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jade Dernbach (Italy), Charles Perchard (Jersey)
Most Sixes – Nikolai Smith (Italy), Harrison Carlyon (Jersey)
Player of the Match- Nikolai Smith (Italy)
Team Scores Batting - Italy 160+, Jersey 140+
Match Handicap: Italy
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