Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions Today Vitality Blast Middlesex v Hampshire
The only Vitality Blast match today is Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord’s this evening.
Let’s have a look at the squads and some match details and player stats before making our cricket betting tips and match predictions for today’s game.
Middlesex v Hampshire South Group
Venue - Lord's, London
Time - 6:15 PM
Hampshire will be looking to keep their momentum in the competition with a win over Middlesex.
Hampshire Squad - Colin Munro (82), Lewis McManus (18), Chris Wood (25), Rilee Rossouw (30), Sam Northeast (17), Joe Weatherley (5), Gareth Berg (13), Ryan Stevenson (47), James Vince (14) Captain, Liam Dawson (8), Sean Ervine (7), Kyle Abbott (51), Tom Alsop (9), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (88), Fidel Edwards (20), Jake Lintott (11)
Hampshire has won 10 of the last 13 T20 matches against Middlesex.
Colin Munro hit his highest total of the Vitality Blast so far (63 inc 5x4s and 3x6s) in last week’s win over Middlesex.
Rilee Rossouw smashed a match-winning half-century in this fixture last year, helping secure a 6 wicket win over Middlesex.
Middlesex has had a poor start to their campaign with 4 losses out 5 matches so far.
Eoin Morgan and overseas pairing Dwayne Bravo and Ashton Agar with Dawid Malan and Ireland’s Paul Stirling feature a top opposition for Hampshire, the 20-year-old Max Holden also looking in good knick. Steven Finn and Tom Helm provide a strong seam attack, with James Fuller as well - 6-28, against Hampshire last week.
Middlesex Squad - Dawid Malan (captain), Ashton Agar, Dwayne Bravo, Steven Finn, James Fuller, Tom Helm, Max Holden, Eoin Morgan, John Simpson (wicket-keeper), Nathan Sowter, Paul Stirling.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win? – On balance, Hampshire will win this one, however, Middlesex had a great win over Warwickshire yesterday in their County Championship match and will be brimming with confidence after that.
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Paul Stirling (Middlesex), James Vince (Hampshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ashton Agar (Middlesex), Liam Dawson (Hampshire)
Most Sixes – Eoin Morgan (Middlesex), Sam Northeast (Hampshire)
Team Scores Batting First – Middlesex180+, Hampshire 180+
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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 soon, so stay tuned.
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