HAM vs ESS Fantasy Prediction: Hampshire vs Essex – 16 July 2021 (Southampton). Colin de Grandhomme, James Vince, Dan Lawrence, and Simon Harmer are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hampshire will take on Essex in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Dan Lawrence is the leading batsman of Essex, whereas Harmer, Cook, and Nijjar have been the wicket-takers. Short and Vince are the top batsmen of the Hampshire side, whereas Grandhomme is their leading all-rounder. The bowling looks strong with the presence of Mason Crane and Scott Currie.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the three T20 domestic games played here is 163 runs. This pitch is a batting-friendly one.
Match Details :
Time:- 6.30 PM, Stadium: Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Hampshire – James Vince, D’arcy Short, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Weatherley, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, Scott Currie, Mason Crane, Bradley Wheal.
Essex – Tom Westley, Adam Wheater, Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, Jack Plom.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Colin de Grandhomme, D’arcy Short, James Vince, Dan Lawrence, and Simon Harmer.
HAM vs ESS Team Wicket-Keeper
Adam Wheater (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Wheater has scored 199 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 136.30, and he will open the innings.
HAM vs ESS 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 163 runs at a strike-rate of 150.92 this season. All three of them can play explosive cricket.
James Vince (Price 10) and D’arcy Short (Price 10) will be our batsmen from Hampshire. Vince scored 537 runs in BBL10 at an average of 38.35, whereas Short scored 345 runs with eight wickets in bowling. In T20 Blast, Short has scored 173 runs with four wickets in bowling, whereas Vince has scored 161 runs. Both of them will open the innings.
HAM vs ESS Team All-Rounders
Colin de Grandhomme (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from Hampshire. Grandhomme has scored 101 runs at a strike-rate of 157.81, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
Jimmy Neesham (Price 9.5) and Simon Harmer (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Essex. Neesham has scored 167 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 143.96, whereas he has scalped four wickets in bowling. Harmer has scalped 16 wickets at an economy of 7.41, whereas he is a decent lower order batsman. Both of them are star players.
HAM vs ESS Team Bowlers
Samuel Cook (Price 9) and Aron Nijjar (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Essex. Cook has scalped 15 wickets in the tournament at an economy of 7.50, whereas Nijjar has scalped ten wickets at 6.98. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Mason Crane (Price 8.5) and Scott Currie (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Hampshire. Both of them are in brilliant form, and they have scalped 12 wickets each in the tournament so far.
You can also take Joe Weatherley instead of Scott Currie or Aron Nijjar
Match Prediction: Hampshire will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Colin de Grandhomme and James Vince
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Simon Harmer and D’arcy Short
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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.