Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions Vitality Blast Kent Spitfires v Essex Eagles
Kent Spitfires are amongst the leading teams in the Vitality Blast South Group, however,Essex Eagles Head Coach Anthony McGrath still thinks that his team can reach the knock out stages.
“Things can turn around quickly in T20 cricket and with 8 matches to go, there are still a lot of points to play for” he said. “Having said that, we are probably looking at winning 5 or maybe 6 of our remaining matches so that’s going to be tough but it can be done.
Players to watch - Peter Siddle, Adam Zampa and Varun Chopra
Essex Eagles squad:
Ryan ten Doeschate (27) Captain, Adam Wheater (31) Wicket-keeper, Ravi Bopara (25), Varun Chopra (6), Matt Coles (1), Sam Cook (16), James Foster (7) wk, Simon Harmer (11), Dan Lawrence (28), Jamie Porter (44), Matt Quinn (94), Peter Siddle (64), Paul Walter (22), Adam Zampa (88)
Players to watch – Heino Kuhn, Sam Billings and Ivan Thomas
Kent Spitfires squad: 7 Sam Billings (c/wk), 23 Daniel Bell-Drummond, 10 Alex Blake, 6 Joe Denly, 58 Sean Dickson, 25 Calum Haggett, 4 Heino Kuhn, 20 Adam Milne, 1 Harry Podmore, 11 Imran Qayyum, 17 Marcus Stoinis, 5 Ivan Thomas, 8 Mitch Claydon
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win? Kent
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Joe Denly (Kent), Ryan ten Doeschate (Essex)
Top Bowler (Wickets Taken) – Ivan Thomas (Kent), Adam Zampa (Essex)
Most Sixes - Sam Billings (Kent), Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Team Scores (Batting First) – Kent 200+, Essex 170+
*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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