Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Gloucestershire vs Somerset CCC
Last round's group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Gloucestershire and Somerset CCC at The Bristol County Ground, Bristol.
Somerset CCC are placed at the 3rd spot in the Central group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 9 points from 9 matches after 4 wins and 4 losses.
Tom Abell has been the top run-scorer for Somerset CCC with 224 runs from 8 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 37 and a strike rate of 138, with the best of 74*. Babar Azam has also scored 176 runs at 35.
Ollie Sale has been their leading bowler with 10 wickets from 8 matches. He has bowled at an average of 26 and an economy of 10.48, with the best of 2/16. Josh Davey, MTC Waller and Lewis Gregory have also been among the wickets.
They will be up against Gloucestershire who are placed at the top of the Central leaderboard with 13 points after 9 matches. The team has won 6 and lost 2 games.
Chris Dent has scored the most runs for the side with 310 runs from 8 matches at an average of 38 and a strike rate of 158. He has the best of 87. Ian Cockbain is next with 280 runs from 8 matches.
Among the bowlers, Ryan Higgins has picked up 13 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 20 and an economy of 9.31, with the best of 4/34.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Gloucestershire - Jack Taylor (c), Chris Dent (wk), Tom Smith, David Payne, Ian Cockbain, Matt Taylor, Miles Hammond, Graeme van Buuren, Ryan Higgins, Josh Shaw, George Scott, George Hankins, James Bracey, Ben Charlesworth
Somerset - James Hildreth, Edward Byrom, George Bartlett, Tom Lammonby, Steven Davies(wk), Tom Abell(c), Ben Green, Craig Overton, Roelof van der Merwe, Jamie Overton, Max Waller, Josh Davey, Ollie Sale
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire
Who will win? – Gloucestershire
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Babar Azam (Somerset), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ollie Sale (Somerset), Ryan Higgins (Gloucestershire)
Most Sixes – James Hildreth (Somerset), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)
Man of the Match – Chris Dent
Team Scores Batting first – Somerset 170+, Gloucestershire 180+
Match Handicap Gloucestershire
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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, so stay tuned.
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