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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Northern Knights vs Leinster Lightning: Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021:- Match 4

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The 4th match of the Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021 will take place between Northern Knights and Leinster Lightning at the  Pembroke Cricket Club, Sandymount, Dublin, Dublin.

LIVE - Northern Knights vs Leinster Lightning:- Match 4

Current Form Leinster Lightning:

Leinster Lightning won their last match against Northern Knights by 70 runs.

Batting first, Leinster Lightning put on a huge total of 251 for 6 in 50 overs. Kevin O'Brein made an important contribution of 37 runs at the top of the order. The middle order could not really perform to the potential and at one point, Leinster Lightning were reduced to 109 for 4 in the 33rd over. George Dockrell started cautiously but once his eyes were set, he carted the bowlers to all parts of the ground for his magnificent knock of 100 in just 84 deliveries. Graeme McCarter was the top wicket taker for Northern Knights, picking up 2 wickets for just 27 runs during his spell of 10 overs.

North West Warriors got off to a terrible start chasing 251. Paul Stirling fell down early on to Peter Chase while Harry Tector was picked up by Barry McCarthy at 5. Luke Georgeson and Mark Adair brought in a glimmer of hope with their stand of 61 runs for the 6th wicket but they were always running behind the required rate. In the end, they were restricted to 163 for 9 in the 40th over, and Leinster Lightning won the match by 70 runs according to the Duckworth Lewis method.

Current Form Northern Knights:

Northern Knights lost their last match against Leinster Lightning by 70 runs.

Luke Georgeson looks to be in fine rouch with the bat as he smashed 46 off 77 balls in his last game against Leinster Lightning.

With the ball, Matthew Foster and Graeme McCarter hold the key as they performed superbly in their last match against Leinster Lightning.

With Paul Stirling in the squad, we can expect Northern Knights to spring out a surprise in their next outing against Leinster Lightning.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Leinster Lightning: George Dockrell (capt), Rory Anders, Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, JJ Garth, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Simi Singh, Jack Tector, Tim Tector, Lorcan Tucker.

Northern Knights: Harry Tector (capt), Mark Adair, James Cameron-Dow, David Delany, Luke Georgeson, Jeremy Lawlor, Graeme McCarter, James McCollum, Ruhan Pretorius, Neil Rock, Paul Stirling, Ben White.

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Northern Knights

Who will win? Northern Knights

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Paul Stirling (Northern Knights), Kevin O'Brein (Leinster Lightning)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Grame McCarter (Northern Knights), Barry McCarthy (Leinster Lightning)

Most Sixes – Paul Stirling (Northern Knights), Kevin O'Brein (Leinster Lightning)

Player of the Match- Paul Stirling (Northern Knights)

Team Scores Batting first - Northern Knights 250+, Leinster Lightning 220+

Match Handicap: Northern Knights

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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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