Online Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction County Championship May 20th - Lancashire v Worcestershire

Daryl Mitchell Worcestershire
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 The match between Lancashire and Worcestershire will be played at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.

Lancashire have won both of their first two matches and are at the second spot in the Division Two points table with 43 points. Likewise, Worcestershire have also won both of their matches and are at the top of the Division Two points table with 47 points, four more than Lancashire.

Lancashire started their campaign by beating Middlesex by seven wickets. They then backed up the victory with another 10-wicket win over Northamptonshire. Richard Gleeson took a 10-wicket match haul for Lancashire, five wickets in each innings. Both Keaton Jennings and skipper Dane Vilas scored 97 each in the first innings of the last match against Northamptonshire to contribute to the win.

Worcestershire demolished Leicestershire in their first match, beating the latter by an innings and 18 runs. The team then registered a five-wicket win over Durham. Charlie Morris picked up six wickets for Worcestershire in the first innings, while it was Josh Tongue who bagged a fifer in the second innings. Riki Wessels smashed a ton to help Worcestershire win by five wickets.

Rob Jones is the highest run-scorer for Lancashire with 190 runs from three innings. Richard Gleeson has picked up 10 wickets for them in the only match that he has played. Riki Wessels and Charlie Morris are the leaders for Worcestershire with bat and ball respectively.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams.

Lancashire- Keaton Jennings, Haseeb Hameed, Joe Burns, Steven Croft, Liam Livingstone, Dane Vilas, Rob Jones, Tom Bailey, Saqib Mahmood, Richard Gleeson, Graham Onions

Worcestershire- Daryl Mitchell, Thomas Charles Fell, George Rhodes, Joshua Dell, Riki Wessels, Ross Whiteley, Ben Cox, Ed Barnard, Joe Leach, Charlie Morris, Josh Tongue

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Worcestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rob Jones (Lancashire), Riki Wessels (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Richard Gleeson (Lancashire), Charlie Morris (Worcestershire)

Most Boundaries – Rob Jones (Lancashire), Riki Wessels (Worcestershire)

Team Scores Batting first (1st Innings) – Lancashire 340+, Worcestershire 370+

*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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