T20 Blast England, 2018

The fifth edition of the T20 Blast, the eighteen team tournament with a pinch of the T20 extravaganza is set to start off with a roller coaster ride.

The English Premier T20 competition is here, the T20 Blast which will see 18 sides divided into two groups, namely North and South will play some exciting T20 cricket over the course of 2 months.

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Day one of the tournament has arrived where we will witness three matches, Essex vs Sussex from the South group, Nottinghamshire vs Warwickshire from North group and finally the last game will be played between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire from North Group.

So, we are here to provide you with all the necessary information regarding the predictions and betting odds from each game.

 

Essex vs Sussex, Match-1

This would be a match-up between two even teams from the South group. All-rounder Luke Wright would be leading the Sussex Sharks which have some promising players like Jofra Archer, Stiaan van Zyl, David Weise and Chris Jordan.

Where: County Ground, Chelmsford

When: Jul 04th, 2018 06:00 PM GMT, 11:30 PM IST, 07:00 PM Local

Essex Eagles would be led by one of the most successful associate all-rounder, Ryan ten Doeschate whose batting style and vitality in the squad is admirable. The Eagles have an ample squad as well with the likes of Ravi Bopara, Tom Westley, Tamim Iqbal, Ashar Zaidi etc.

So, who will win SUS vs ESS, let’s dig into the predictions and the betting odds;

Also Read: ESS vs SUS Dream 11 Predictions 

ESS vs SUS WHO WILL WIN?

According to the predictions made by bet365, the odds in favor of Sussex are 4/5 meaning a return of 180 Rs over a stake of 100 whereas, the predictions made for Essex are 1/1 meaning a return of 200 Rs over a stake of 100.

OUR PREDICTION: As per the betting odds, we back Sussex to win ESS vs SUS.

 

Northamptonshire vs Leicestershire, Match-2

The second match of the day and the competition would be between the Northamptonshire Steelbacks and Leicestershire Foxes from the South Group. The two teams would like to start off their respective campaigns with a win.

The Steelbacks would be led by Alex Weakley and the team comprises of players like Ben Duckett, Rory Klienveldt, Richard Levi, Tabraiz Shamsi etc.

Where: County Ground, Northampton

When: Jul 04th, 2018 05:30 PM GMT, 11:00 PM IST, 06:30 PM Local

Leicestershire Foxes would be led by the Australian medium pacer Clint McKay who is out of reckoning of the national selectors for a long time now. There are some promising names in the mix with the likes of Luke Ronchi, Mark Cosgrove, Cameron Delport etc.

So, who will win NOR vs LEI, let’s dig into the predictions and the betting odds;

Also Read: NOR vs LEI Dream 11 Predictions 

NOR vs LEI WHO WILL WIN?

According to the predictions made by bet365, the odds in favor of Northamptonshire are 8/13 meaning a return of 161.53 Rs over a stake of 100 whereas, the predictions made for Leicestershire are 13/10 meaning a return of 230 Rs over a stake of 100.

OUR PREDICTION: As per the betting odds, we back Northamptonshire to win NOR vs LEI.

 

Nottinghamshire vs Warwickshire, Match-3

The defending champions Nottinghamshire Outlaws would be out to display some fearless cricket on the first day of the tournament.

This will be the final game of the day where the two teams colliding would be Nottinghamshire Outlaws and Warwickshire.

Where: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

When: Jul 04th, 2018 05:30 PM GMT, 11:00 PM IST, 06:30 PM Local

The defending champions will foresee almost the same squad which would be led by Daniel Christan who was their skipper in the last edition as well. The squad comprises of players like Michael Lumb, English opener Alex Hales, Zimbabwean veteran Brendan Taylor, Harry Gurney, Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney and many other names which makes them a formidable side.

Warwickshire would be led by the English veteran Ian Bell who is been around the domestic circuit for a while now. The team is a fair amalgamation of youths and experienced players and is one of the contenders to claim the trophy. Players like Colin de Grandhomme, Grant Elliot, Jonathan Trott, Chris Woakes, Sam Hain who was terrific in the recently concluded England A tri-series, are capable enough to turn the game on their heads.

So, who will win NOT vs WAS, let’s dig into the predictions and the betting odds;

Also Read: NOT vs WAS Dream 11 Predictions 

NOT vs WAS WHO WILL WIN?

According to the predictions made by bet365, the odds in favor of Nottinghamshire are 4/6 meaning a return of 166.66 Rs over a stake of 100 whereas, the predictions made for Warwickshire are 6/5 meaning a return of 220 Rs over a stake of 100.

OUR PREDICTION: As per the betting odds, we back Nottinghamshire to win NOT vs WAS.