GLO v NOR Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – T20 Blast, Central Group

Gloucestershire are expected to win this match.

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Match Details:

The 3rd Quarterfinal of the Vitality Blast 2020 will be played between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire at the County Ground, Bristol.

The match is set to be played on Thursday and is scheduled to start at 5:30 PM IST (1:00 PM Local Time).

Preview:

After a small hiatus, the T20 Blast 2020 is back again with the knockout games. In the third quarterfinal of the tournament, Gloucestershire will be taking on Northamptonshire. Gloucestershire finished at the top of the points table in the Central Group with 7 wins from 10 games. They lost only two games while one match yielded no result.

On the other hand, Northamptonshire won five matches, lost four while even one of their games was washed out. Both these sides have worked extremely hard to reach this stage. They would not want their efforts to go in vain and are expected to put up a tough fight in this encounter.


GLO vs NOR Weather Report for 3rd Quarter-final:

With a slight chance of precipitation, there could be a few interruptions during this game.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The seamers will enjoy some support of the deck early on in the game. Once the batsmen settle in, they can play their shots on this track.

Average first innings score:

160 (Based on the last 5 games)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 3, Lost – 2, Tied – 0


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

GLO vs NOR Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Gloucestershire:

Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, James Bracey, Ryan Higgins, Graeme van Buuren, Jack Taylor, Benny Howell, Tom Smith, David Payne, Josh Shaw

Bench:

George Scott, Ben Charlesworth, Matt Taylor, George Hankins

Northamptonshire:

Richard Levi, Paul Stirling, Josh Cobb, Adam Rossington, Luke Procter/Alex Wakely, Rob Keogh, Saif Zaib, Tom Taylor, Graeme White, Nathan Buck, Ben Sanderson

Bench:

Gareth Berg, Tom Sole, Emilio Gay, Luke Procter/Alex Wakely.

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GLO vs NOR Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Fantasy Match:

Ryan Higgins picked up 13 wickets from 9 games and can chip in with the bat as well.

Richard Levi is a decent pick for your side and has scored 182 runs in 9 games at a strike rate of 133. His experience could come handy in this game.

Tom Smith is the leading wicket-taker for Gloucestershire with 14 wickets from 9 games. His economy rate is under 6.

Ben Sanderson has hit good lines and lengths in the tournament and has accounted for 12 wickets thus far.

Graeme White has got 10 wickets thus far from 9 games while maintaining an economy rate just over 7.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Ian Cockbain, Chris Dent

Vice-Captain Options – Paul Stirling, Ben Sanderson, Ryan Higgins

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for GLO vs NOR 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – James Bracey, Adam Rossington

Batters – Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain (C), Paul Stirling

All-Rounders – Ryan Higgins, Graeme van Buuren

Bowlers – Ben Sanderson (VC), Graeme White, Tom Smith

12th Man – Joshua Cobb

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for GLO vs NOR 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – James Bracey, Adam Rossington

Batters – Chris Dent (C), Ian Cockbain, Paul Stirling (VC), Richard Levi

All-Rounders – Ryan Higgins, Saif Zaib

Bowlers – Ben Sanderson, Graeme White, David Payne

12th Man – Joshua Cobb

(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)


Expert Advice:

The track on offer is a balanced one. Thus, it is better to have a good balance while picking your team.

Today’s GLO vs NOR Probable Winners:

Gloucestershire are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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