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T20BLAST (2018-08-17) Edgbaston Birmingham

Highlights
  • Birmingham Bears won 9 of the last 17 between these two sides.

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

  • Worcestershire have won 6 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Worcestershire are rated 6 points ahead of Birmingham Bears in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 34 out the last 63 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 1.91 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

Edgbaston Birmingham has hosted 68 T20 matches since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

The average first innings score at Edgbaston Birmingham is 164 in matches where the full 20 overs were available. Over 200 has scored 6 times in T20s here since 2010. 209, 102 and 152 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

55% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Edgbaston Birmingham strike at 131.7 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 117.8 against spin.

34 out the last 63 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 Worcestershire in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 209 for 5. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 194 for 7 in their reply.

Adam Hose was the top run scorer with 45 off 29 balls. Ed Pollock scored 36 off 18 balls. The next highest score was 31 by Colin de Grandhomme.

Grant Elliott was their best bowler. He took 0 for 35 off 4.0 overs. Jeetan Patel also bowled well. He went for 8.25 an over. Colin de Grandhomme took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 7.0.

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Worcestershire Overview

Worcestershire have won 6 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Warwickshire in their last match. They batted first and scored 209 for 5. They then bowled well to restrict Warwickshire to 194 for 7 to win the match.

Moeen Ali was the top run scorer with 115 off 56 balls. Joe Clarke scored 32 off 25 balls. The next highest score was 27 by Ben Cox.

Patrick Brown was the pick of the bowlers. He took 2 for 23 off 4.0 overs. Moeen Ali went for 8.75 an over. Luke Wood took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 11.0.

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The Verdict

Worcestershire are rated 6 points ahead of Birmingham Bears in the Cricsq ratings. They have 75 points whereas Birmingham Bears have 69.

At the time of writing Birmingham Bears are favorites on Betfair at 1.91. Worcestershire are 2.08.

I suggest backing Birmingham Bears to win this match. They are currently 1.91 on Betfair. At the prices Birmingham Bears represent the value bet in this match.

Birmingham Bears Season Players
Ian Bell

Current Form:

Ian Bell has played in 79 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2284 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.6. He has a strike rate of 129.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Ed Pollock

Current Form:

Ed Pollock has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 534 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.2. He has a strike rate of 179.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 183.3 and against spin it is 160.2.

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Adam Hose

Current Form:

Adam Hose has played in 30 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 694 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.7. He has a strike rate of 145.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 145.7 and against spin it is 135.3.

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Sam Hain

Current Form:

Sam Hain has played in 43 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1200 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.3. He has a strike rate of 129.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 130.2 and against spin it is 122.8.

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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 72 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1000 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 159.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Grandhomme has taken 24 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.35 runs per over.

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Grant Elliott

Current Form:

Grant Elliott has played in 88 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1073 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.2. He has a strike rate of 119.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 129.1 and against spin it is 104.5.

Elliott has taken 67 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.97 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 28 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 236 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.7. He has a strike rate of 129.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 135.2 and against spin it is 117.0.

Thomason has taken 24 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.82 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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Tim Ambrose

Current Form:

Tim Ambrose has played in 86 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 703 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.7. 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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Jeetan Patel

Current Form:

Jeetan Patel has played in 139 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 117.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 165.5 and against pace it is 109.4.

Patel has taken 145 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.94 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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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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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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Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Current Form:

Oliver Hannon-Dalby has played in 51 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 70 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.82 runs per over.

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Josh Poysden

Current Form:

Josh Poysden has played in 25 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 18 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.52 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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Worcestershire Season Players
Olly Westbury

Current Form:

Olly Westbury has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 24 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.0. He has a strike rate of 150.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 176.9 and against spin it is 33.3.

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Martin Guptill

Current Form:

Martin Guptill has played in 159 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4490 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.6. He has a strike rate of 127.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 127.8 and against spin it is 116.8.

Guptill has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 11.0 runs per over.

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Joe Clarke

Current Form:

Joe Clarke has played in 40 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 953 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.0. He has a strike rate of 155.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 158.2 and against spin it is 147.6.

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Moeen Ali

Current Form:

Moeen Ali has played in 124 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2439 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.1. He has a strike rate of 133.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 159.0 and against pace it is 132.5.

Ali has taken 77 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.72 runs per over.

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Tom Fell

Current Form:

Tom Fell 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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Travis Head

Current Form:

Travis Head has played in 76 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1745 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.7. He has a strike rate of 136.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 146.7 and against spin it is 113.3.

Head has taken 17 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.76 runs per over.

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Callum Ferguson

Current Form:

Callum Ferguson has played in 64 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1152 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.6. He has a strike rate of 118.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 119.5 and against spin it is 109.1.

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Brett D'Oliveira

Current Form:

Brett D'Oliveira has played in 77 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 905 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 128.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 134.3 and against spin it is 111.4.

D'Oliveira has taken 36 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.66 runs per over.

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Ben Cox

Current Form:

Ben Cox has played in 86 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1132 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.3. He has a strike rate of 126.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 130.1 and against spin it is 114.3.

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Ross Whiteley

Current Form:

Ross Whiteley has played in 99 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1768 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.2. He has a strike rate of 147.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Whiteley has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.5 runs per over.

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Wayne Parnell

Current Form:

Wayne Parnell has played in 146 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 940 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.0. He has a strike rate of 115.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Parnell has taken 145 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.68 runs per over.

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George Rhodes

Current Form:

George Rhodes has played in 14 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 57 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.4. He has a strike rate of 105.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 110.6 and against spin it is 71.4.

Rhodes has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.94 runs per over.

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Ed Barnard

Current Form:

Ed Barnard has played in 50 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 239 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 14.9. He has a strike rate of 133.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 140.0 and against pace it is 132.0.

Barnard has taken 24 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.21 runs per over.

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Andy Carter

Current Form:

Andy Carter has played in 37 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 5 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.0. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 0.

Carter has taken 37 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.47 runs per over.

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Daryl Mitchell

Current Form:

Daryl Mitchell has played in 131 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2110 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.5. He has a strike rate of 119.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Mitchell has taken 73 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.69 runs per over.

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Luke Wood

Current Form:

Luke Wood has played in 18 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 25 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.3. He has a strike rate of 96.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 150.0 and against pace it is 86.4.

Wood has taken 13 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.29 runs per over.

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Dillon Pennington

Current Form:

Dillon Pennington has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 6 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.0. He has a strike rate of 75.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.7 and against spin it is 0.

Pennington has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.17 runs per over.

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Patrick Brown

Current Form:

Patrick Brown has played in 20 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.

Brown has taken 28 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.64 runs per over.

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Archie Carter

Current Form:

Archie Carter 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.

Carter has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.5 runs per over.

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