ESS vs NOT Fantasy Prediction: Essex vs Nottinghamshire – 3 June 2021 (Chelmsford). Simon Harmer, Steven Cook, and Luke Fletcher have been brilliant in the tournament.
Essex will take on Nottinghamshire in the league match of the English County Cricket Championship.
Essex have won three of their eight games in the tournament, whereas Nottinghamshire have won three of their seven games. Both sides have some talented individuals in their ranks.
Pitch Report – The pitch has been assisting the fast bowlers in the tournament.
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 PM IST Stadium:- County Ground, Chelmsford.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Essex – Nick Browne, Sir Alastair Cook, Tom Westley, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater, Simon Harmer, Peter Siddle, Samuel Cook, James Porter.
Nottinghamshire – Ben Slater, Ben Compton, Ben Duckett, Joe Clarke, Lyndon James, Steven Mullaney, Tom Moores, Liam Patterson-White, Zak Chappell, Luke Fletcher, Dane Paterson.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Simon Harmer, Ben Slater, Luke Fletcher, Steven Mullaney, and Samuel Cook.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of County Championship 2021 games.
ESS vs NOT Team Wicket-Keepers
Joe Clarke (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Clarke has scored 365 runs in the tournament at an average of 33.18, whereas he has scored four half-centuries. He is the best pick in this category.
ESS vs NOT Team Batsmen
Ben Duckett (Price 9.5) and Ben Slater (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Nottinghamshire. Slater has scored 503 runs in the tournament at an average of 45.72, whereas Duckett has scored 388 at an average of 38.80. Both of them are top-order players, and Slater is on fire at the moment.
Sir Alastair Cook (Price 10) and Tom Westley (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Essex. Westley has scored 502 runs in the tournament at an average of 41.83, whereas Cook has scored 378 at an average of 29.07. Both of them have been decent in the tournament.
ESS vs NOT Team All-Rounders
Steven Mullaney (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from Nottinghamshire. Mullaney has scored 408 runs in the tournament at an average of 37.09, whereas he has scalped four wickets in bowling.
Simon Harmer (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Essex. Harmer has scored 242 runs in the tournament at an average of 34.57, whereas he has scalped 34 wickets in bowling. He is the best pick of this game.
ESS vs NOT Team Bowlers
Dane Paterson (Price 9) and Luke Fletcher (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Nottinghamshire. Fletcher has scalped 36 wickets in the tournament, whereas Paterson has scalped 24. Both of them have been on fire in the tournament.
Peter Siddle (Price 9) and Steven Cook (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Nottinghamshire. Cook has scalped 31 wickets in the tournament, whereas Siddle has scalped 16. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Essex are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Simon Harmer and Luke Fletcher
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Steven Cook and Ben Slater
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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.