Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears – 27/08/2021

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August 27, 2021
The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury
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Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears, T20 Blast  – Betting Tips, Latest Odds, Predictions – 27/08/2021

Kent and Birmingham have their sights set on T20 Blast 2021 Finals Day.

The winner will make it through to the tournament’s showpiece event.

Uncover our best cricket betting tips for this match.

Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears Betting Tips
Best Bet Adam Milne to be Kent’s top bowler at 3.0 with bet365
Value Bet Birmingham Bears to win the match at 2.11 with Betway
Next Best Bet Danny Briggs to be Birmingham’s top bowler at 4.5 with 1xBet

Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears – Match Preview

Kent and Birmingham have both won one T20 title over the years and booking a place at Finals Day would be a big step towards another trophy.

These sides have only ever met once before in the Blast when Kent came out on top in the 2008 quarter-final.

Where: The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury

When: Friday, 27 August 2021

Start time: 00:30 IST next day (19:00 GMT)

Pitch conditions: Batting first looks the way to go at this ground and a score of 180+ looks to be very competitive.

Weather conditions: It is set to be a cloudy but dry evening in kent for this fixture. Rain is unlikely to have an impact.

Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears – Latest Odds

Kent are the favourites to take the victory. They can be backed at 1.66 with Betway.

Birmingham are available at 2.10 with the same betting site.

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Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears – Team News

  • Zak Crawley – The Kent batsman is available for this match after being dropped from the England Test side to face India. He will be looking to prove a point.
  • Adam Milne – The New Zealand pace bowler was excellent in the Hundred final for Birmingham Phoenix and will be looking to build on that against the city’s T20 Blast side.
  • Chris Benjamin – The South Africa-born middle-order batsman made a name for himself in the Hundred and his shot variety could be key for the Bears in this tight tussle.
  • Jake Lintott – The spinner is another who proved a big hit for the Southern Brave in the Hundred. He and Benjamin were on opposite sides in the final but are now together for the Bears.
  • Chris Woakes – The England seamer has struggled with injury this season but could be available after getting some valuable minutes for the Warwickshire 2nds.

Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears – Betting Tips and Predictions

Our experts bring you their free cricket betting tips for this fixture. These come with the latest odds and look to highlight the best value selections on offer.

Back Milne to Star Again

Adam Milne was the star performer with the ball for the Birmingham Phoenix in the Hundred final with figures of 2/8.

Before that, he was also among the wickets in this competition.

His price of 3.0 with bet365 to be Kent’s top bowler looks very appealing now he returns to Kent.

Matt Milnes and Fred Klaassen have also been good for Kent this tournament but Milne is the standout name in their ranks.

Bears Offer Value

Kent may have topped the Southern table but Birmingham could offer a few surprises.

They have a number of good prospects in their ranks this year and a returning Chris Woakes would be a huge boost to their chances.

Their price of 2.11 with Betway to get the win feels a little too big.

Chris Benjamin could do some serious damage if handed a platform by Sam Hain, Adam Hose and Ed Pollock. Jake Lintott can add more support to a dangerous bowling attack.

Briggs for Top Bowler

Danny Briggs has been good this season after his move to the Bears from Sussex.

He has 15 wickets in 11 matches and helped the Brave to the Hundred title even though he missed the final.

His price of 4.5 with 1xBet to be Birmingham’s top bowler is appealing should be get selected. Should Lintott and Woakes prove hard to get away then the Kent batsmen might have to go after Briggs at some stage.

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Kent Spitfires v Birmingham Bears - Frequently Asked Questions

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When is Kent v Birmingham taking place?

The game between Kent and Birmingham will take place on Friday, 27 August 2021. The first ball is set to be bowled at 00:30 IST next day (19:00 GMT).

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