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Birmingham Bears versus Lancashire Betting Tips and Preview

T20BLAST (2018-08-15) Edgbaston Birmingham

Highlights
  • Lancashire won 7 of the last 13 matches between these two sides.

  • Birmingham Bears have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Lancashire have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Lancashire are rated 7 points ahead of Birmingham Bears in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 33 out the last 61 completed matches played at Edgbaston Birmingham have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back Birmingham Bears to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.1 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

66 T20 matches have been played at Edgbaston Birmingham since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

164 is the average first innings score at Edgbaston Birmingham in matches where the full 20 overs were available. Over 200 has scored 5 times in T20s here since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 152, 231 and 220.

55% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Edgbaston Birmingham strike at 131.6 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 118.1 against spin.

33 out the last 61 completed matches played at Edgbaston Birmingham have been won by the team batting first.

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Birmingham Bears Overview

Birmingham Bears have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Lancashire in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 185 for 5. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 148 for 10 in their reply.

Adam Hose was the top run scorer with 45 off 39 balls. Sam Hain scored 34 off 23 balls. The next highest score was 19 by Tim Ambrose.

Josh Poysden was their best bowler. He took 0 for 32 off 4.0 overs. Grant Elliott also bowled well. He went for 8.75 an over. Alex Thomson took 4 wicket and had an economy rate of 8.75.

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Lancashire Overview

Lancashire have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Durham in their last match. They batted first and scored 143 for 6. They then bowled well to restrict Durham to 78 for 10 to win the match.

Alex Davies was the top run scorer with 64 off 62 balls. Steven Croft scored 30 off 24 balls. The next highest score was 18 by James Faulkner.

Zahir Khan was their best bowler. He took 2 for 8 off 2.2 overs. Toby Lester also bowled well. He went for 1.66 an over. James Faulkner took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 1.5.

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The Verdict

Lancashire are rated 7 points ahead of Birmingham Bears in the Cricsq ratings. They have 76 points whereas Birmingham Bears have 69.

At the time of writing Lancashire are favorites on Betfair at 1.89. Birmingham Bears are 2.1.

Lancashire are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Birmingham Bears to win this match. They are currently 2.1 on Betfair. At the prices Lancashire are too short to bet on and Birmingham Bears represent the value.

Birmingham Bears Season Players
Ed Pollock

Current Form:

Ed Pollock has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 462 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.0. He has a strike rate of 181.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 178.5 and against spin it is 168.8.

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Ian Bell

Current Form:

Ian Bell has played in 77 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2231 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.8. He has a strike rate of 130.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Jonathan Trott

Current Form:

Jonathan Trott has played in 47 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1303 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 36.2. He has a strike rate of 115.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Adam Hose

Current Form:

Adam Hose has played in 28 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 639 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 144.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 146.1 and against spin it is 134.3.

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Sam Hain

Current Form:

Sam Hain has played in 41 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1182 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.8. He has a strike rate of 130.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.1 and against spin it is 123.6.

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Dominic Sibley

Current Form:

Dominic Sibley has played in 24 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 598 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.2. He has a strike rate of 120.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 129.2 and against pace it is 111.0.

Sibley has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.76 runs per over.

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Colin de Grandhomme

Current Form:

Colin de Grandhomme has played in 70 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 958 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.8. He has a strike rate of 160.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Grandhomme has taken 24 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.37 runs per over.

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Will Rhodes

Current Form:

Will Rhodes has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 149 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.6. He has a strike rate of 108.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Rhodes has taken 14 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.13 runs per over.

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Aaron Thomason

Current Form:

Aaron Thomason has played in 26 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 222 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.9. He has a strike rate of 129.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 135.8 and against spin it is 113.7.

Thomason has taken 22 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.65 runs per over.

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Chris Woakes

Current Form:

Chris Woakes has played in 102 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 741 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.9. He has a strike rate of 133.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 138.6 and against spin it is 95.0.

Woakes has taken 109 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.42 runs per over.

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Keith Barker

Current Form:

Keith Barker has played in 65 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 383 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.7. He has a strike rate of 111.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 133.3 and against pace it is 94.8.

Barker has taken 67 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.91 runs per over.

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Tim Ambrose

Current Form:

Tim Ambrose has played in 84 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 702 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.6. He has a strike rate of 103.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 114.1 and against spin it is 93.0.

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Alex Mellor

Current Form:

Alex Mellor has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 38 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.7. He has a strike rate of 102.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 112.1 and against spin it is 14.3.

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Ryan Sidebottom

Current Form:

Ryan Sidebottom has played in 67 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 114 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.3. He has a strike rate of 103.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.6 and against spin it is 70.0.

Sidebottom has taken 68 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.36 runs per over.

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Alex Thomson

Current Form:

Alex Thomson has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 14 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 14.0. He has a strike rate of 200.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 200.0 and against spin it is 100.0.

Thomson has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.75 runs per over.

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Jeetan Patel

Current Form:

Jeetan Patel has played in 137 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 221 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.7. He has a strike rate of 118.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 165.5 and against pace it is 111.0.

Patel has taken 144 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.96 runs per over.

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Henry Brookes

Current Form:

Henry Brookes has played in 5 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.0. He has a strike rate of 142.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 160.0 and against spin it is 100.0.

Brookes has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.5 runs per over.

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Chris Wright

Current Form:

Chris Wright has played in 53 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 27 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.8. He has a strike rate of 103.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 92.3 and against spin it is 0.

Wright has taken 49 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.0 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 69 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 68 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.7. He has a strike rate of 86.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 136.8 and against pace it is 65.0.

Rankin has taken 76 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.06 runs per over.

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Josh Poysden

Current Form:

Josh Poysden has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 13 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.5. He has a strike rate of 118.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 266.7 and against pace it is 62.5.

Poysden has taken 14 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.54 runs per over.

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Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Current Form:

Oliver Hannon-Dalby has played in 49 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 52 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.0. He has a strike rate of 98.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 70.0.

Hannon-Dalby has taken 66 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.9 runs per over.

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Olly Stone

Current Form:

Olly Stone has played in 44 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 24 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.0. He has a strike rate of 109.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 400.0 and against pace it is 108.3.

Stone has taken 33 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.98 runs per over.

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Lancashire Season Players
Haseeb Hameed

Current Form:

Haseeb Hameed has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Liam Hurt

Current Form:

Liam Hurt has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Brooke Guest

Current Form:

Brooke Guest has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Alex Davies

Current Form:

Alex Davies has played in 39 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 771 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.5. He has a strike rate of 132.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 139.8 and against pace it is 128.4.

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Jos Buttler

Current Form:

Jos Buttler has played in 222 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4803 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.4. He has a strike rate of 145.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 149.3 and against spin it is 125.2.

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Karl Brown

Current Form:

Karl Brown has played in 92 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2176 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 128.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 127.8 and against spin it is 120.4.

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Josh Bohannon

Current Form:

Josh Bohannon has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 23 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.0. He has a strike rate of 104.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 122.2 and against pace it is 83.3.

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Arron Lilley

Current Form:

Arron Lilley has played in 69 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 457 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.2. He has a strike rate of 157.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 161.9 and against spin it is 144.3.

Lilley has taken 40 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.32 runs per over.

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Keaton Jennings

Current Form:

Keaton Jennings has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 505 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.1. He has a strike rate of 118.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 122.0 and against spin it is 103.8.

Jennings has taken 22 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.38 runs per over.

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Dane Vilas

Current Form:

Dane Vilas has played in 63 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1129 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.9. He has a strike rate of 124.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 126.6 and against spin it is 117.9.

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Jordan Clark

Current Form:

Jordan Clark has played in 71 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 660 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.0. He has a strike rate of 132.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 134.8 and against spin it is 107.7.

Clark has taken 39 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.99 runs per over.

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Rob Jones

Current Form:

Rob Jones has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Steven Croft

Current Form:

Steven Croft has played in 142 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2909 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.3. He has a strike rate of 124.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.7 and against spin it is 99.6.

Croft has taken 56 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.24 runs per over.

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Simon Kerrigan

Current Form:

Simon Kerrigan has played in 25 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 9 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 180.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 200.0 and against spin it is 100.0.

Kerrigan has taken 20 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.89 runs per over.

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James Anderson

Current Form:

James Anderson has played in 31 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.7. He has a strike rate of 40.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 33.3 and against spin it is 0.

Anderson has taken 27 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.49 runs per over.

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James Faulkner

Current Form:

James Faulkner has played in 157 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1592 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.8. He has a strike rate of 125.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 135.4 and against spin it is 93.9.

Faulkner has taken 182 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.0 runs per over.

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Tom Bailey

Current Form:

Tom Bailey has played in 15 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 18 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.0. He has a strike rate of 112.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 113.3 and against spin it is 50.0.

Bailey has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.75 runs per over.

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Stephen Parry

Current Form:

Stephen Parry has played in 125 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 133 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.1. He has a strike rate of 108.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 107.0 and against spin it is 100.0.

Parry has taken 122 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.25 runs per over.

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Joe Mennie

Current Form:

Joe Mennie has played in 13 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 12 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.0. He has a strike rate of 46.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 50.0 and against spin it is 42.9.

Mennie has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.27 runs per over.

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Toby Lester

Current Form:

Toby Lester has played in 10 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 8 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.0. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Lester has taken 13 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.36 runs per over.

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Danny Lamb

Current Form:

Danny Lamb has played in 7 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 26 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.0. He has a strike rate of 123.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.8 and against spin it is 0.0.

Lamb has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.13 runs per over.

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Saqib Mahmood

Current Form:

Saqib Mahmood has played in 7 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Mahmood has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.65 runs per over.

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Graham Onions

Current Form:

Graham Onions has played in 35 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 25 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.3. He has a strike rate of 86.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 63.6.

Onions has taken 27 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.14 runs per over.

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Matt Parkinson

Current Form:

Matt Parkinson has played in 22 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.0. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 111.1 and against spin it is 0.0.

Parkinson has taken 30 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.16 runs per over.

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