GLO vs MID Fantasy Prediction: Gloucestershire vs Middlesex – 9 July 2021 (Cheltenham). Daryl Mitchell, Ben Howell, and Glenn Phillips will be the players to look out for in the Fantasy teams.
Gloucestershire will take on Middlesex in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the College Ground in Cheltenham. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Glenn Phillips has been batting well for the Gloucestershire, whereas Shaw and Howell have been good in bowling. For Middlesex, Eskinazi has been their best batsmen, whereas Finn, Sowter, and Cullen have been brilliant with the ball. Both teams have some decent all-rounders in their ranks.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20 domestic games played here is 168 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.00 PM, Stadium: College Ground, Cheltenham.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Gloucestershire – Matt Hammond, Chris Dent, Ben Howell, Glenn Phillips, James Bracey, Jack Taylor, Ryan Higgins, Tom Smith, Daniel Worrall, Josh Shaw, George Scott.
Middlesex – Stephen Eskinazi, Joe Cracknell, Nick Gubbins, Daryl Mitchell, Max Holden, Luke Hollman, Matt Andersson, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Steven Finn, Nathan Sowter, Blake Cullen.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Glenn Phillips, Ben Howell, Daryl Mitchell, Steven Finn, and Stephen Eskinazi.
GLO vs MID Team Wicket-Keeper
Glenn Phillips (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Phillips has scored 421 runs at an average of 70.16, whereas his strike-rate has been 165.09. He is an aggressive batsman.
GLO vs MID Team Batsmen
Chris Dent (Price 9) will be our batsman from Gloucestershire. Dent scored 371 runs at a strike-rate of 153.30 last season, whereas he has scored 241 runs this season at 150.62.
Steven Eskinazi (Price 9.5) and Joe Cracknell (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Middlesex. Eskinazi has scored 390 runs in the tournament at an average of 48.25, whereas Cracknell has scored 227 runs. Both of them are brilliant top-order players, and they can play aggressive cricket.
GLO vs MID Team All-Rounders
Ben Howell (Price 9.5) and Ryan Higgins (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Gloucestershire. Howell has scored 206 runs this season at a strike-rate of 148.20, whereas he has scalped ten wickets in bowling. Higgins has scalped eight wickets in six games, and he has a batting S/R of 142.50. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
Daryl Mitchell (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from Essex. Mitchell scored 374 runs at an average of 37.40 in the Super Smash, whereas he scalped ten wickets in bowling. In T20 Blast, he has scalped six wickets, whereas he has scored 141 runs with the bat.
GLO vs MID Team Bowlers
Josh Shaw (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Gloucestershire. Shaw is in brilliant form, and he has scalped 11 wickets at an economy of 7.88.
Steven Finn (Price 9), Nathan Sowter (Price 8.5), and Mujeeb ur Rahman (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Middlesex. Finn has scalped 16 wickets in the tournament, whereas Sowter has scalped 12 wickets. Mujeeb is a T20 specialist bowler, and he scalped 14 wickets in BBL10 at an economy of 6.26.
** You can take Blake Cullen or Tom Smith instead of Mujeeb ur Rahman if you want to**
Match Prediction: Gloucestershire will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Marnus Labuschagne and Glenn Phillips
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Ben Howell and Colin Ingram
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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.