Vitality t20 Blast 2020 – Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears Preview & Prediction

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THE FACTS

When is Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears taking place? Monday 1st September, 18:30 (UK)

Where is Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears taking place? The County Cricket Ground, Northampton

What is the expected weather for Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears? Light cloud, but dry with light winds

What channel is Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears on? Sky Sports have the rights to show the T20 Blast so check their schedule here to see if they will be showing this match

Where can I stream Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears? You can stream this via the SkyGo app if the match is being televised by Sky Sports

Where can I get tickets for Steelbacks vs Birmingham Bears? Check https://www.ecb.co.uk/T20-Blast for updates about tickets

THE PREDICTION

The Northampton Steelbacks have wasted no time establishing themselves as strong contenders to qualify out of the Central Group, having won two of their first three games. Whilst they top the ground, they meet Birmingham Bears who are currently placed in second having beaten Worcester Rapids yesterday at Blackfinch New Road. Despite that win however, this represents a far harder challenge for the Bears against a side with such strength at the top of the order, led by Irish international opener Paul Stirling. With the likes of wicketkeeper batsman Adam Rossington and captain Josh Cobb also in good form with the bat, the Steelbacks should have enough in the tank with home advantage to defeat the Bears here.

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