Warwickshire Bears will battle with Nottinghamshire Outlaws in Edgbaston, Birmingham on this Friday. This is the second time two teams are meeting with each other at Vitality T20 Blast 2019. Notts won the first game by 71 run margin. Notts off-spin bowler Matthew Carter won the “Man of the Match” for his awesome bowling. This time the match will be happening on Warwickshire’s field. Can they defeat Notts or Notts will beat them again? Here are the match preview and prediction of the game.

Will Matthew Carter pull another match-winning performance vs Bear? WAR vs NOT, NG, Vitality Blast T20 2019

The match will set to begin at 12:00 AM local time.


The bears are currently sitting in 4th position on the point table. They are just one point behind the 3rd placed Nottinghamshire. But, bears play one less game than them. It’s a big chance for them to go ahead in the point table. They have a good batting line up but their bowling is weak. The bowling line-up is inconsistent. They need to work out about it.

CoachJim Troughton

CaptainJeetan Patel

Birmingham bears are one point behind the Notts
Birmingham bears are one point behind the Notts


The Outlaws is in 3rd position on the point table. They have won 3 games and lost 3 games in the process in their total 7 games. The other match was abandoned due to rain. Notts beat Birmingham Bears in the previous encounter of the Southerner’s group. Notts bowling line-up is one of the best of the tournament. Their bowling line-up consists of Matthew Carter, Imad Wasim, Luke Wood can possess a big danger to any team. The batting line-up is also good.

CoachPeter Moores

CaptainDan Christian

Notts bowling is very strong
Notts bowling is very strong

Weather Forecast

There’s a big chance of a storm. Weather is extremely cloudy and few reports suggest that the heavy rain can cause the flood. It’s not good news for both of the teams.

Likely XI –

Warwickshire / Birmingham Bears:

  • Ed Pollock,
  • Michael Burgess (WK),
  • Sam Hain,
  • Ashton Agar,
  • Adam Hose,
  • Will Rhodes,
  • Liam Banks,
  • Jeetan Patel (C),
  • Henry Brookes,
  • Fidel Edwards,
  • Olly Stone


  • Joe Clarke,
  • Alex Hales,
  • Ben Duckett,
  • Tom Moores (WK),
  • Jake Libby,
  • Samit Patel,
  • Dan Christian (C),
  • Imad Wasim,
  • Harry Gurney,
  • Luke Wood,
  • Jake Ball

Match Prediction 

Nottinghamshire is expected to register the second win vs the Bears.

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It’s true that Warwickshire will be playing at their own ground but they could face a huge problem to keep Notts bowlers in check. The bowling line-up can make the difference again.