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Essex versus Kent Betting Tips and Preview

T20BLAST (2018-08-17) Chelmsford (CG)

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

  • Essex have won 1 of their last 7 completed T20 matches.

  • Kent have won 6 of their last 8 completed T20 matches.

  • Kent are rated 22 points ahead of Essex in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 25 out the last 48 completed matches played at Chelmsford (CG) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Kent to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 1.69 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

Chelmsford (CG) has hosted 51 T20 matches since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

171 is the average first innings score at Chelmsford (CG) in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 10 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. 201, 157 and 170 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

57% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 55% of runs in T20s since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batters at Chelmsford (CG) strike at 129.5 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 131.9 against spin.

25 out the last 48 completed matches played at Chelmsford (CG) have been won by the team batting second.

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Essex Overview

Essex have won 1 of their last 7 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Kent in their last match. They batted first and scored 201 for 6. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Adam Wheater was the top run scorer with 40 off 26 balls. Varun Chopra scored 37 off 32 balls. The next highest score was 29 by Paul Walter.

Ravi Bopara was the pick of the bowlers. He took 1 for 22 off 4.0 overs. Matt Coles went for 9.13 an over. Paul Walter took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 13.5.

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Kent Overview

Kent have won 6 of their last 8 completed T20 matches.

They beat Essex in their last match. They bowled well to restrict Essex to 201 for 6. They then chased this score down to win the match.

Daniel Bell-Drummond was the top run scorer with 80 off 51 balls. Joe Denly scored 45 off 23 balls. The next highest score was 33 by Sam Billings.

Calum Haggett was their best bowler. He took 2 for 26 off 4.0 overs. Daniel Bell-Drummond also bowled well. He went for 9.0 an over. Imran Qayyum took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 12.0.

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The Verdict

Kent are rated 22 points ahead of Essex in the Cricsq ratings. They have 77 points whereas Essex have 55.

At the time of writing Kent are favorites on Betfair at 1.69. Essex are 2.42.

I suggest backing Kent to win this match. They are currently 1.69 on Betfair. At the prices Kent represent the value bet in this match.

Essex Season Players
Adam Wheater
Varun Chopra

Current Form:

Varun Chopra has played in 104 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2775 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.5. He has a strike rate of 119.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 122.1 and against spin it is 112.1.

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Tom Westley

Current Form:

Tom Westley has played in 60 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1556 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 32.4. He has a strike rate of 131.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 139.4 and against pace it is 124.8.

Westley has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.59 runs per over.

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Paul Walter

Current Form:

Paul Walter has played in 27 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 235 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.6. He has a strike rate of 136.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 157.5 and against pace it is 120.0.

Walter has taken 19 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.62 runs per over.

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Ryan ten Doeschate

Current Form:

Ryan ten Doeschate has played in 199 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3734 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 137.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 141.5 and against spin it is 117.0.

Doeschate has taken 72 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.07 runs per over.

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Dan Lawrence

Current Form:

Dan Lawrence has played in 37 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 700 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.1. He has a strike rate of 137.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Lawrence has taken 14 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.08 runs per over.

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Ravi Bopara

Current Form:

Ravi Bopara has played in 262 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 5441 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.2. He has a strike rate of 121.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 126.1 and against spin it is 103.3.

Bopara has taken 169 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.46 runs per over.

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Ashar Zaidi

Current Form:

Ashar Zaidi has played in 57 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 885 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.3. He has a strike rate of 138.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 138.0 and against pace it is 129.2.

Zaidi has taken 36 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.06 runs per over.

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Michael-Kyle Pepper

Current Form:

Michael-Kyle Pepper has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 53 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 53.0. He has a strike rate of 98.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 107.7 and against pace it is 95.1.

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Simon Harmer

Current Form:

Simon Harmer has played in 47 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 366 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 18.3. He has a strike rate of 134.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 138.5 and against pace it is 124.4.

Harmer has taken 28 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.83 runs per over.

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Neil Wagner

Current Form:

Neil Wagner has played in 16 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 100 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.5. He has a strike rate of 169.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 183.3 and against pace it is 158.7.

Wagner has taken 12 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.75 runs per over.

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Matt Coles

Current Form:

Matt Coles has played in 92 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 523 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.7. He has a strike rate of 134.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 147.6 and against pace it is 128.8.

Coles has taken 86 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.05 runs per over.

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Shane Snater

Current Form:

Shane Snater has played in 5 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 8 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.0. He has a strike rate of 114.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Snater has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.85 runs per over.

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Peter Siddle

Current Form:

Peter Siddle has played in 31 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 17 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 60.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Siddle has taken 31 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.42 runs per over.

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Matthew Quinn

Current Form:

Matthew Quinn has played in 18 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 155.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 155.6 and against spin it is 0.

Quinn has taken 20 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.77 runs per over.

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Aron Nijjar

Current Form:

Aron Nijjar 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.

Nijjar has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.0 runs per over.

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Adam Zampa

Current Form:

Adam Zampa has played in 88 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 104 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.2. He has a strike rate of 87.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 90.9 and against pace it is 85.1.

Zampa has taken 104 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.2 runs per over.

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Samuel Cook

Current Form:

Samuel Cook 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.

Cook has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.68 runs per over.

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Jamie Porter

Current Form:

Jamie Porter has played in 15 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 71.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 71.4 and against spin it is 0.

Porter has taken 9 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.56 runs per over.

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Kent Season Players
Joe Denly

Current Form:

Joe Denly has played in 173 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4428 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.8. He has a strike rate of 123.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Denly has taken 23 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.82 runs per over.

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Daniel Bell-Drummond

Current Form:

Daniel Bell-Drummond has played in 69 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1865 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.6. He has a strike rate of 133.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 132.8 and against spin it is 123.7.

Bell-Drummond has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.5 runs per over.

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Heino Kuhn

Current Form:

Heino Kuhn has played in 39 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 798 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.5. He has a strike rate of 131.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 135.6 and against spin it is 119.7.

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Zak Crawley

Current Form:

Zak Crawley has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.0. He has a strike rate of 75.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 0.0.

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Sam Billings

Current Form:

Sam Billings has played in 150 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2699 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.7. He has a strike rate of 131.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Marcus Stoinis

Current Form:

Marcus Stoinis has played in 73 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 906 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.6. He has a strike rate of 120.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 121.7 and against spin it is 109.6.

Stoinis has taken 43 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.72 runs per over.

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Grant Stewart

Current Form:

Grant Stewart has played in 3 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 166.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 166.7 and against spin it is 0.

Stewart has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 12.75 runs per over.

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Alex Blake

Current Form:

Alex Blake has played in 104 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1381 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.2. He has a strike rate of 133.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.9 and against spin it is 121.5.

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Sean Dickson

Current Form:

Sean Dickson has played in 13 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 95 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.7. He has a strike rate of 120.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 157.1 and against pace it is 113.2.

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Carlos Brathwaite

Current Form:

Carlos Brathwaite has played in 107 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1164 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.1. He has a strike rate of 154.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 163.1 and against spin it is 118.7.

Brathwaite has taken 94 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.27 runs per over.

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Harry Podmore

Current Form:

Harry Podmore has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 32 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.4. He has a strike rate of 57.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 54.4.

Podmore has taken 18 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.35 runs per over.

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Mitchell Claydon

Current Form:

Mitchell Claydon has played in 110 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 114 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.7. He has a strike rate of 74.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 61.1 and against spin it is 37.5.

Claydon has taken 120 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.42 runs per over.

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Calum Haggett

Current Form:

Calum Haggett has played in 28 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 76 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.3. He has a strike rate of 140.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 140.4 and against spin it is 60.0.

Haggett has taken 25 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.3 runs per over.

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Ivan Thomas

Current Form:

Ivan Thomas has played in 13 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.0. He has a strike rate of 60.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 60.0 and against spin it is 0.

Thomas has taken 9 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.14 runs per over.

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Adam Milne

Current Form:

Adam Milne has played in 47 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 70 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 106.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 112.2 and against spin it is 88.2.

Milne has taken 53 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.59 runs per over.

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Imran Qayyum

Current Form:

Imran Qayyum has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 6 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.0. He has a strike rate of 150.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 150.0 and against spin it is 0.

Qayyum has taken 15 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.9 runs per over.

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