On Wednesday (2nd September) evening, Birmingham Bears and Gloucestershire will face each other at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in the T20 Blast 2020 (Central Group).
Both teams have played three matches each in this ongoing tournament. Both teams have earned three points each as they have won once, lost once and the other one was washed out in rain.
T20 Blast 2020: Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire – Match Details
Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire match will be played On Wednesday (2nd September) evening at Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham). This match will begin at 18:35 local time (23:05 IST).
T20 Blast 2020: Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire – Pitch Report
Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham) will host this T20 Blast 2020 match. According to the recent T20 records at this venue, the 150+ totals are defendable.
Average completed first innings total at this venue in last five T20 matches: 160.40
Last five T20 match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 3; 2nd Batting team won – 2.
T20 Blast 2020: Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire – Full Squad
Birmingham Bears: Will Rhodes (capt), Dom Sibley, Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Michael Burgess (wk), Tim Bresnan, Jeetan Patel, Henry Brookes, Dan Mousley, Liam Norwell, Jake Lintott, Olly Stone.
Gloucestershire: Jack Taylor (C), Chris Dent, Tom Smith, David Payne, Ian Cockbain, Matt Taylor, Miles Hammond, Graeme van Buuren, Ryan Higgins, Josh Shaw, George Scott, George Hankins, James Bracey (wk), Ben Charlesworth
T20 Blast 2020: Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire – Predicted Playing XI
Birmingham Bears: Ian Bell, Ed Pollock, Adam Hose, Sam Hain, Will Rhodes (capt), Michael Burgess (wk), Tim Bresnan, Jake Lintott, Henry Brookes, Olly Stone, Jeetan Patel
Gloucestershire: Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor (C), James Bracey (wk), George Scott, Graeme van Buuren, Josh Shaw, Tom Smith and David Payne
T20 Blast 2020: Birmingham Bears vs Gloucestershire – Dream 11, Fantasy Tips
The batting line-up has needed to impress in this tournament yet. Sam Hain, Adam Hosey and Dom Sibley are the trustworthy batsmen of this side. Captain Will Rhodes is an effective all-rounder.
Opener Chris Dent (53) and Graeme van Buuren (60) have scored one half-century each in the early period of this season. Miles Hammond and Ian Cockbain are the other big names in this batting line-up.
Among the bowlers, Tom Smith and all-rounder Ryan Higgins both have managed to pick up 4 wickets each after playing two matches in this tournament. Other big name David Payne has also got 3 wickets in the ongoing T20 Blast 2020.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Ryan Higgins, Tim Bresnan, Graeme van Buuren
Vice-captain – Sam Hain, Chris Dent
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-keeper(s) – James Bracey
Batsmen – Adam Hose, Sam Hain, Chris Dent
All-Rounder(s) – Tim Bresnan (vc), Graeme van Buuren, Ryan Higgins (C)
Bowlers – Olly Stone, Jeetan Patel, Tom Smith, David Payne