Online Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction County Championship May 27th - Worcestershire v Middlesex

Worcestershire v Middlesex
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Middlesex will take on Worcestershire in a County Championship Division Two match, to be played at New Road in Worcester.


Worcestershire are the second place in the Division Two points table with two wins and one loss from three matches. The team has 50 points as opposed to Middlesex's 23. Middlesex have not been able to win a single match and have drawn two, while having suffered a defeat in one game.

Middlesex drew their first match against Northamptonshire, followed by a defeat against Lancashire by seven wickets. The team drew their latest match against Leicestershire.

Worcestershire started off their campaign with a thumping win over Leicestershire by an innings and 18 runs. They won their second game against Durham, while losing their last match against Lancashire by six wickets.


There have not been many great batting displays from Worcestershire. As a result, Ben Cox, with just over 200 runs from three matches and a top score of an unbeaten 100, is their highest run-scorer. Another batsman who has made some substantial contribution is Riki Wessels, who has 167 runs.

On the bowling front, Charlie Morris has been on song, bagging 20 wickets from just three matches, at an average of under 15 and a strike rate of under 30. Josh Tongue has supported him well.

Tom Lace is the highest run-scorer for Middlesex, while Tim Murtagh is their highest wicket-taker.

 

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

 

Worcestershire- Daryl Mitchell, Thomas Charles Fell, George Rhodes, Callum Ferguson, Riki Wessels, Ross Whiteley, Ben Cox, Ed Barnard, Wayne Parnell, Josh Tongue, Charlie Morris

Middlesex- Sam Robson, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Tom Lace, Stephen Eskinazi, John Simpson, James Harris, George Scott, Tom Helm, Toby Roland-Jones, Nathan Sowter

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Worcestershire 

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tom Lace (Middlesex), Riki Wessels (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – James Harris (Middlesex), Charlie Morris (Worcestershire)

Most Boundaries – Tom Lace (Middlesex), Riki Wessels (Worcestershire)

Team Scores Batting first – Middlesex 310+, Worcestershire 430+

*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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