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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions Vitality Blast Worcestershire Rapids v Gloucestershire

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions Vitality Blast Worcestershire Rapids v Gloucestershire
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Worcestershire Rapids  take on Gloucestershire in the third Quarter Final of the Vitality Blast this afternoon at the Blackfinch Ground, Worcester to see who joins Sussex Sharks and Lancashire Lightning on Finals Day.

Let’s have look at the match details, team squads and our Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions.


Match Details and Analysis

Saturday August 25th Worcestershire Rapids v Gloucestershire 3:00PM


Gloucestershire have not been to a Finals Day in the competition since 2007 and have not played Worcestershire since 2013 in a T20 fixture.  

Michael Klinger is Gloucestershire's leading run scorer.

Gloucestershire Squad: Michael Klinger (c), Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Benny Howell, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor, Gareth Roderick (wkt), Andrew Tye, Jake Lintott, David Payne, Matt Taylor, Chris Liddle, Chris Dent, George Drissell.


Worcestershire Rapids

Worcestershire are likely to play batsman Callum Ferguson and 20 year old Patrick Brown, until recently a club cricketer from Lincolnshire who has taken 27 wickets so far. Brett D’Oliveira has been passed fit and Moeen Ali has been released by England and will captain the side. On loan Nottinghamshire paceman Luke Wood is also part of the squad.  

Worcestershire Rapids Squad:  Moeen Ali , Clarke, Ferguson, Fell, D’Oliveira Cox (w), Whiteley, Barnard, Parnell, Mitchell, Wood, Pennington, Carter, Brown


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Worcestershire Rapids

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Moeen Ali (Worcestershire Rapids), Michael Klinger (Gloucestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Moeen Ali (Worcestershire Rapids), Andrew Tye(Gloucestershire)

Most Sixes – Callum Ferguson (Worcestershire Rapids), Ian Cockbain (Gloucestershire)

Team Scores Batting First – Worcestershire Rapids 180+, Gloucestershire 150+


You can follow all the action at our Vitality Blast Match Centre

*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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