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Northamptonshire vs Bears Tips - Lynn to drive nail into Bears’ bowlers

By Ralph Staniforth
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21 Jun 2022
  • Northamptonshire vs Bears predictions for Wednesday’s Vitality Blast cricket match
  • Fixture will be played at The County Ground, June 23, 2022, at 19:30 SAST
  • Northamptonshire’s Chris Lynn has scored 83, 106*, 61 and 113* in his last 6 innings.
  • Can the Bears leapfrog Northants with a crucial win?
  • Predictions, stats, team news & preview
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Northamptonshire vs Bears Predictions


Northants and the Bears occupy 2nd and 3rd spot on the North Group table respectively, both having won 6 of matches. Northants are 2 points ahead by virtue of their 2 drawn fixtures, both of which they were favourites to win.
  • Northamptonshire vs Bears Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Northamptonshire Form
  • Northamptonshire Injuries & Team News 
  • Bears Form
  • Bears  Injuries & Team News

  • Northamptonshire’s Chris Lynn has scored 384 runs in this year’s Vitality Blast.
  • Northamptonshire’s Josh Cobb has scored 50+ in 3 of his last 4 innings.
  • Bears’ Sam Hain has scored 73* and 112* in his last two innings.

Head to Head


The Bears have won the last three matches between the two sides, with Northants winning the previous two encounters.

Their last meeting was in their opening match of this season’s Vitality Blast season, the Bears winning by 125 runs on the D/L method.

Paul Stirling (119) and Sam Hain (66*) added 170 for the third wicket as the Bears posted a monster total of 207/3 off 16 overs after rain had reduced the match to a 16-over affair. Ben Sanderson was Northants’ best bowler with 2/42.

Asked to score at just under 13 runs to the over, Northants went down in flames, bowled out for 81 off 14.2 overs. Chris Lynn and Saif Zaib shared the top score of 16, while Jake Lintott (3/19) was the pick of the bowlers.

Northamptonshire Form


Northamptonshire were on a four-match winning streak before rain and then a brilliant run-chase saw them draw and lose their next two matches. 

Northants’ most recent match saw them lose by six wickets after a brilliant run-chase from Derbyshire. Northants started their innings slowly before a magnificent 92 from Saif Zaib lifted them to 186/7 off their 20 overs. 

Derbyshire got off to a flying start and didn’t look back, knocking off their target with an over to spare. Freddie Heldreich was Northants’ best bowler, picking up 2/33. 

Northamptonshire Injuries & Team News 


Northamptonshire could look to strengthen their bowling to back up their excellent work with the bat. 

Bears Form


The Bears have won three of their last five matches, although they have lost two of their last three. 

Their last match saw them go down to Derbyshire by seven wickets after the Bears had posed 159/7 off their 20 overs. Sam Hain top-scored with 73*, but none of his team-mates could pass 20. 

Derbyshire’s top three all got among the runs and they reached 144 before losing their second wicket, at which point the contest was well and truly over. Olly Stone and Carlos Brathwaite each returned figures of 1/29 off their four overs.

Bears  Injuries & Team News


The Bears will look to add some bowling firepower to their side to backup their batters.
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Verdict

Northants’ form with the bat makes them favourites for the win and I am backing Northamptonshire’s Chris Lynn to score 40+ on the back of his incredible form with the bat.

The Bears’ Sam Hain has been in incredible form in his last two matches, and I’m backing him to score 50+.

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