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After registering a massive win by 9 wickets against Nottinghamshire in the 1st quarterfinal, Kent will now travel to Worcester for their next game. The 1st semi-final of Royal London One Day Cup 2018 will be played tomorrow (June 17) at New Road, Worcester starting at 03:30 PM IST/11:00 AM Local between Worcestershire and Kent.
Worcestershire grabbed a direct entry to the semifinals after they ended being the table topper in the North group. They played their last game on June 07 against Warwickshire and grabbed a 1 wicket win.
On the other hand, Kent Spitfires clinched 9 wickets win against Nottinghamshire in their previous encounter, courtesy Heino Kuhn’s marvelous century.
New Road in Worcester is a neutral wicket. The average 1st innings score at this venue is 196 and in a total of 4 ODIs played here, the team bowling first has registered wins in all the four games.
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Avg 1st inn score: 196
Avg 2nd inn score: 197
Highest Total: 218/2 (48.3 Ov) by WI vs ZIM
Highest Chased: 218/2 (48.3 Ov) by WI vs ZIM
Worcestershire Rapids have announced a 13-members squad for the first semi-final against Kent Spitfires. The squad is listed below.
Kent Spitfires have named a 14-members squad for tomorrow’s semi-final with a couple of changes. Sam Billings and Moeen Ali are unavailable due to their national duties. Adam Rouse and Adam Riley are the replacements for tomorrow’s game. Apart from this, Joe Leach has been ruled out due to an injury while M Claydon will have a fitness test prior to the game. Joe Denly will lead the team.
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Clarke, C Ferguson (c), B D’Oliveira, D Mitchell, Tom Fell, B Cox (wk), R Whiteley, ED Barnard, George Rhodes, Morris, Pennington, Brown, Adam Finch
Daniel Bell-Drummond, Joe Denly (c), Heino Kuhn, Sean Dickson, Alex Blake, Darren Stevens, Will Gidman, Adam Rouse (wk), Calum Haggett, Matt Henry, Harry Podmore, Mitch Claydon, Imran Qayyum, Adam Riley
The probable KET vs WOR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: B Cox
Batsmen: C Ferguson (c), T Fell, J Clarke, R Whiteley,
All-rounder: B D’Oliveira, D Mitchell (Doubt: G Rhodes)
Bowlers: ED Barnard, C Morris, D Pennington, P Brown, A Finch
Wicket-keeper: A Rouse
Batsmen: D Bell-Drummond, S Dickson, H Kuhn, A Blake
All-rounder: Joe Denly, D Stevens, W Gidman
Bowlers: C Haggett, M Henry, H Podmore, M Claydon, I Qayyum, A Riley
For Kent, the top order performed marvelously against Nottinghamshire. Daniel Bell-Drummond (79 of 73), Heino Kuhn (124 of 114), and Joe Denly (52 of 28).
In bowling, Harry Podmore bagged 4 wickets while I Qayyum took 2 wickets. Apart from these two, M Henry and D Stevens will also be crucial.
For Worcestershire, Callum Ferguson, Ross Whiteley, and D Mitchell will be the key performers with the bat. Ferguson has scored 2 centuries so far.
In bowling, Ed Barnard will be the key. He has taken 15 wickets for the side so far.
In wicket keeping, both will be a good choice.
In batsmen, D Bell-Drummond, H Kuhn, C Ferguson and R Whiteley will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose D Stevens and B D Oliveira.
In bowling, C Haggett, H Podmore, and Ed Barnard will be a safe bet.
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