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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality Blast 2020 - Somerset CCC vs Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire players celebrating
Gloucestershire players celebrating
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The next Central group match of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Somerset CCC and Gloucestershire at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

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Somerset CCC are placed at the 4th spot in the Central group points table of the Vitality Blast 2020. The team is with 5 points from 6 matches after 2 wins and 3 losses.

Tom Abell has been the top run-scorer for Somerset CCC with 164 runs from 5 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 154, with the best of 74*. James Hildreth has also scored 119 runs at 39.

Josh Davey has been their leading bowler with 7 wickets from 3 matches. He has bowled at an average of 9 and an economy of 7.87, with the best of 4/41. Ollie Sale and Lewis Gregory have also been among the wickets.

They will be up against Gloucestershire who are placed at the top of the leaderboard with 9 points after 6 matches. The team has won 4 and lost one game.

Chris Dent has scored the most runs for the side with 200 runs from 5 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 172. He has the best of 87. Ian Cockbain is next with 171 runs from 5 matches.

Among the bowlers, Tom Smith has picked up 10 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 11 and an economy of 5.68, with the best of 5/16.


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) – James Hildreth (Somerset), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ollie Sale (Somerset), Tom Smith (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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