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Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Phil to be worth his Salt in Hove

  • Sussex Sharks and Lancashire Lightning meet in Vitality Blast quarter-final
  • Match is taking place on Thursday at the County Cricket Ground in Hove
  • Sussex batsman Phil Salt is in solid form
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Phil Salt backed to continue fine form in Vitality Blast semi final (Getty Images)

Sussex Sharks and Lancashire Lightning clash at the County Cricket Ground in Hove in the quarter-finals of the Vitality Blast on Thursday. Both sides finished second in their respective groups and are playing for the right to face either Surrey or Kent Spitfires in the semi-finals.

Sussex Sharks Form


Sussex Sharks finished second in the South Group of the Vitality Blast with 13 points. The Sharks won six of their ten matches.

In their last match, the Sharks beat the Essex Eagles by four wickets at the County Cricket Ground in Chelmsford. The Eagles posted 136/9 in their 20 overs before the Sharks made relative light work of the chase, winning with ten balls to spare.

Sussex batsman Phil Salt has been in good form of late, top scoring for his side in their last two matches.

Sussex Sharks News


With a rest period of ten days under their belt, the Sharks side should be fit and raring to go.

Lancashire Lightning Form


Lancashire Lightning finished second in the North Group, winning five of their ten matches.

In their last group stage fixture, the Lightning lost to Leicestershire Foxes by 22 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester. The Foxes posted 154/5, but the Lightning struggled to get going, ultimately ending their innings on 132/5.

The Lightning have now lost their last two matches, which is not the kind of form a side would be happy with heading into the knockout round.

Lancashire Lightning News


Lancashire Lightning should have a fully-fit squad to choose from for this big clash.

Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning Head to Head


The last time the sides met in the Vitality Blast was in 2011. That encounter was also in the quarter-finals and ended with the Lightning winning by 20 runs at the County Ground in Hove.

Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning Odds


Sussex Sharks are priced at 1.72 to win the match with bet365, while Lancashire Lightning are available at 2.10.

Sussex batsman Phil Salt is priced at 1.83 to score more than 24.5 runs and at 3.60 to top score for his side again.

Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning Match Up


Sussex Sharks have hit a good patch of form at the right time. Lancashire Lightning have been very inconsistent this season and struggle when the pressure is applied by the opposition. Form is important in knockout cricket, so the Sharks will be fully up for this encounter.

Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning Stats


  • Sussex Sharks have won last 2 matches.
  • Sussex batsman Phil Salt has top scored in last 2 innings.
  • Sussex batsman Phil Salt has scored over 24.5 runs in 5 of 7 innings.
  • Lancashire Lightning have lost 3 of their last 5 matches.

Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning FAQ

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Where is the Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning match being played?

The Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning match is being played at the County Cricket Ground in Hove, England.

When is the Sussex Sharks vs Lancashire Lightning being played?

The Surrey vs Kent Spitfires match is being played on Thursday 1 October 2020.

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Verdict

The Sussex Sharks are backed to win while Phil Salt is tipped to get among the runs again.

Best Bet: Sussex Win Result @-138.89 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Salt Over 24.5 Runs Over/Under Runs @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Best Sussex Batsman Tip: Phil Salt Best Sussex Batsman @+260 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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