Kent vs Gloucestershire Match Preview : KET vs GLO Prediction, Pitch Report and Player Stats for Vitality Blast T20

Kent vs Gloucestershire Match Preview and Prediction: KET vs GLO Match Prediction for Vitality Blast Series
Kent vs Gloucestershire Match Preview and Prediction: KET vs GLO Match Prediction

The upcoming match between Kent and Gloucestershire in the Vitality Blast is sure to be an exciting one. Last season, Kent finished at the bottom of the south group with only three wins out of fourteen matches while Gloucestershire finished fifth in the same group with five wins out of fourteen matches. This time around, both teams will be looking to prove themselves and make it to the next round of competition. The match will be held at St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury and promises to be a thrilling contest between two strong sides.

Teams H2H (Last 10 Games):

Matches Played10
Kent Won1
Gloucestershire Won9

Venue: St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury

Matches Played 10
Bat 1st Won6
Bat 2nd Won4

Avg. 1st inning score: 172

Pace vs Spin


Record at Venue

Kent Batters

Joe Denly59177031.61102
Daniel Bell-Drummond49130227.780
Sam Billings46106030.2960
Alex Blake5974715.5610
Jack Leaning1747139.2550
Jordan Cox1735925.6420
George Linde611127.7500
Grant Stewart1210617.6700
Tawanda Muyeye324800

Kent  Bowlers

Grant Stewart1652.41422.6
Joe Denly2150.11225.1
Jack Leaning13271114.7
George Linde620524
Daniel Bell-Drummond25130
Alex Blake47142

Gloucestershire Batters

Miles Hammond49423.5151
Chris Dent49223040
Jack Taylor46822.67026*
Tom Smith52424011*
James Bracey17707

Gloucestershire Bowlers

David Payne520913.3
Tom Smith823623
Josh Shaw28316

Kent Top Picks

Sam Billings

Sam Billings has not been performing optimally recently, but the team has few other choices for this game. His past performance at this venue does provide a glimmer of hope.

Jack Leaning

Jake Leaning has been in impressive form lately and he currently holds an average of 39.25 at this venue. It is anticipated that he might be given the opportunity to bowl a few overs during this match.

George Linde

George Linde has had quite impressive performances in both SA 20 and 2nd XI games. He made 157 runs over 8 innings in the former and scored 50 runs along with picking up 1 wicket in the latter. It is assumed that he will bowl full quota of overs in this game.

Kane Richardson

Kane Richardson is expected to be the main bowler for Kent in upcoming matches. He will be tasked with bowling with the new ball, as well as during the death overs. He already has one wicket under his belt, which he picked in a 2nd XI game.

Gloucestershire Top Picks

James Bracey

James Bracey had an impressive last season with 298 runs in 11 innings. As such, he is expected to be one of the top batters for his team in the upcoming season. He will provide additional points with his wicket keeping.

Chris Dent

Chris Dent is expected to bat first in the upcoming game. Last season, he scored 97 runs across 4 innings demonstrating his esteemed batting prowess.

David Payne

David Payne is set to be lead in the bowling department of the team. He was successful in the last season by picking up 18 wickets in 9 matches. He is expected to perform with both the new ball and during death overs.

Grant Roelofsen

Grant Roelofsen is anticipated to open the batting lineup for his team. He has an impressive track record of scoring 198 runs in 9 matches during the South Africa 20 tournament.

Differential Picks

Ben Charlesworth

Alex Blake

Safe Captaincy Picks

Sam Billings

George Linde

Differential Captaincy Picks

Grant Roelofsen

James Bracey

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