Lancashire (LAN) will square off against Essex (ESS) in the third quarter-final of the Vitality T20 Blast 2022 at Old Trafford on Friday, July 8. The match will start at 11:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Lancashire vs Essex odds for T20 Blast 2022
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Lancashire vs Essex recent form
Both Lancashire and Essex finished third in their respective groups in the group stage of T20 Blast 2022.
LAN, for starters, have won two of their last five matches in the tournament. Their last outing saw them beat Warwickshire by two wickets and end a run of two losses in a row. Steven Croft has been Lancashire’s top batter this season, scoring 422 runs in 14 games. Richard Gleeson has led the bowling with 23 wickets in 14 games. The two were instrumental in helping Lancashire book their place in the quarter-finals despite their recent slump in form.
Essex, on the hand, have been in impressive form, winning their last four matches in the ongoing T20 tournament. Half-centuries from Dan Lawrence and Paul Walter inspired ESS to register a 69-run victory over Glamorgan. Michael Pepper (403 runs) and Simon Harmer (16 wickets) have been the top performers for Essex in T20 Blast 2022.
Lancashire: W, L, L, N/R, W
Essex: W, W, W, W, L
Lancashire vs Essex T20 Blast head-to-head
Essex lead the head-to-head against Lancashire in the T20 Blast, having won the two meetings between the sides by six wickets (2019) and eight wickets (2010), respectively.
Lancashire vs Essex prediction and cricket betting tips for T20 Blast 2022
The odds back Lancashire to win Friday's T20 Blast 2022 quarter-final against Essex. However, ESS' recent form and head-to-head advantage could see them pull off an odds-defying victory.
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