Let’s have a look at the squads and semi-final schedule.
Match Details and Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids - 11:00 AM
Who will win? – Lancashire Lightning – with Jos Buttler Jimmy Anderson and Keaton Jennings returning from England duty and available for Lancashire Lightning and Moeen Ali for Worcestershire Rapids, I think that Lancashire Lightning will just have the edge.
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jos Buttler (Lancashire Lightning), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire Rapids)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Matt Parkinson (Lancashire Lightning), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire Rapids)
Most Sixes – Jos Buttler (Lancashire Lightning), Brett D'Oliveira (Worcestershire Rapids)
Team Scores Batting First – 180+ (Lancashire Lightning), 180+ Worcestershire Rapids
Worcestershire Rapids probable squad: Moeen Ali , Clarke, Fell, D’Oliveira, Cox (w), Whiteley, Barnard, Parnell, Mitchell, Wood, Pennington, Carter, Brown
Lancashire Probable squad: Alex Davies, Aaron Lilley, Danny Lamb, Dane Vilas, Jos Buttler, Jordan Clark, James Faulkner, Karl Brown, Keaton Jennings, Matt Parkinson, Mark Watt, Steven Croft, Toby Lester, Zahir Khan
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Sussex Sharks v Somerset - 2:30PM
What does the Somerset skipper Lewis Gregory say about Sussex Sharks?
“They are a very good T20 team with potentially one of the best attacks in the whole competition. We’re going to have to step up and counteract that. However, equally I think that we have got one of the best batting line-ups in the competition, so it’s going to be a big match. We’ve already beaten them once this year and put in a really strong performance at their place, so hopefully we can go and do the same on Saturday.”
Who will win? – Sussex Sharks
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – James Hildreth Somerset, Luke Wright (Sussex Sharks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jerome Taylor Somerset, Tymal Mills (Sussex Sharks)
Most Sixes – Corey Anderson Somerset, Laurie Evans (Sussex Sharks)
Team Scores Batting First – Somerset 160+, Sussex 180+
Sussex Sharks Probable Squad - 10. Luke Wright (capt.), 22. Jofra Archer , 18. Will Beer, 21. Danny Briggs, 42. Tom Bruce , 5. Michael Burgess (wk.), 32. Laurie Evans, 6. Harry Finch, 8. Chris Jordan, 7. Tymal Mills, 9. Delray Rawlins, 25. Ollie Robinson, 28. Phil Salt, 96. David Wiese
Somerset Probable Squad - Johann Myburgh, Steve Davies(wk), Peter Trego, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Corey Anderson, Lewis Gregory(c), Roelof van der Merwe, Jamie Overton, Craig Overton, Jerome Taylor, Max Waller
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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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