Online Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction County Championship May 27th - Yorkshire v Hampshire

Yorkshire v Hampshire
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Yorkshire and Hampshire will face each other in a County Division One match, to be played in Headingley, Leeds.


Hampshire are at the second spot in the Division One points table with three wins and one loss. They are at 72 points, just two points behind table toppers Somerset. Yorkshire are just below Hampshire with two wins from three matches. They have drawn one match and are with 52 points.

Yorkshire drew their first match against Nottinghamshire but then got into their work, beating Hampshire by an innings and 44 runs. They won their third match against Kent by a convincing margin of 172 runs.

As Yorkshire and Hampshire meet, the memories of their last match will be pretty fresh. It was Gary Ballance who set the stage in that match, scoring a brilliant 148 and helping Yorkshire to post mammoth 554-run total in the first innings.


Hampshire fell substantially short despite Sam Northeast's 99 Run. The team had to follow on and were bowled out for 208 the second innings, Liam Dawson being highest scorer with 92. Dawson was the highest wicket-taker for Hampshire in the first innings as well.

For Yorkshire, Duanne Olivier picked up three wickets while Steven Patterson bagged four in the first and second essay respectively. The team will take the confidence of the innings win into this match.

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

 

Yorkshire- Adam Lyth, Harry Brook, Gary Ballance, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Jack Leaning, Jonathan Tattersall, Tim Bresnan, Dominic Bess, Ben Coad, Steven Patterson, Duanne Olivier

Hampshire- Joe Weatherley, Oliver Soames, Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast, Ajinkya Rahane, Ian Holland, Mason Crane, Kyle Abbott, Fidel Edwards, Gareth Berg, Liam Dawson

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Yorkshire 

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sam Northeast (Hampshire), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kyle Abbott (Hampshire), Duanne Olivier (Yorkshire)

Most Boundaries – Sam Northeast (Hampshire), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire)

Team Scores Batting first – Hampshire 300+, Yorkshire 400+

*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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