ESS vs KET Fantasy Prediction: Essex vs Kent – 25 June 2021 (Chelmsford). Jack Leaning, Joe Denly, and Jimmy Neesham will be the players to look out for in the Fantasy teams.
Essex will take on Kent in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the County Ground in Chelmsford. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Kent Spitfires have won five of their seven games, whereas Essex Eagles have won three of their eight. Jimmy Neesham has been Essex’s best batsman, whereas Harmer has been their best bowler. Drummond, Leaning, and Crawley are batting well for Kent, whereas Klaassen and Milnes have been their best bowlers.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20 domestic games played here is 176 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen.
Match Details :
Time:- 11.30 PM, Stadium: County Ground, Chelmsford.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Essex – William Buttleman, Adam Wheater, Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, James Porter.
Kent – Zak Crawley, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Joe Denly, Jack Leaning, Jordan Cox, Alex Blake, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Matt Milnes, Qais Ahmad, Fred Klaassen.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Fred Klaassen, Daniel Bell-Drummond, and Joe Denly.
ESS vs KET Team Wicket-Keeper
Adam Wheater (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Wheater has scored 104 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 150.72, and he will open the innings.
ESS vs KET Team Batsmen
Daniel Lawrence (Price 9) will be our batsman from Essex. Lawrence scored 190 runs at an average of 27.14 last season, whereas he also scalped four wickets in bowling. He has scored 87 runs at a strike-rate of 152.63 this season.
Daniel Bell-Drummond (Price 9), Zak Crawley (Price 9), and Jack Leaning (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Kent. Crawley has scored 175 runs in the tournament at an average of 43.75, whereas Drummond has scored 208 runs at 29.71. Leaning has scored 232 runs in the tournament at an average of 46.40, whereas he has also scalped four wickets. All three of them are technically sound players.
ESS vs KET Team All-Rounders
Jimmy Neesham (Price 9.5) and Simon Harmer (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Essex. Neesham has scored 152 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 152.00, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling. Harmer scalped ten wickets last season, whereas he has scalped five this season. Both of them are ace all-rounders of this side.
Joe Denly (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from Kent. Denly has scored 88 runs in the tournament, whereas he has scalped six wickets in bowling.
ESS vs KET Team Bowlers
Samuel Cook (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Essex. Cook has scalped 11 wickets in the tournament at an economy of 6.89. He has been the best bowler of Essex this season.
Fred Klaassen (Price 8.5) and Matt Milnes (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Kent. Klaassen has scalped ten wickets in the tournament so far, whereas Milnes has scalped 11 wickets. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Kent will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Joe Denly and Jimmy Neesham
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Daniel Bell-Drummond and Zak Crawley
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.