KET vs ESS Fantasy Prediction: Kent vs Essex– 20 June 2021 (Canterbury). Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond, and Jimmy Neesham will be the players to look out for in the Fantasy teams.
Kent will take on Essex in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Kent Spitfires have won four of their five games, whereas Essex Eagles have won one of their five. Jimmy Neesham has been Essex’s best batsman, whereas Harmer has been their best bowler. Drummond 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 175 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.00 PM, Stadium: St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Kent – Zak Crawley, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Joe Denly, Jack Leaning, Heino Kuhn, Jordan Cox, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Matt Milnes, Qais Ahmad, Fred Klaassen.
Essex – William Buttleman, Tom Westley, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Jack Plom, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, James Porter.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Fred Klaassen, Daniel Bell-Drummond, and Joe Denly.
KET vs ESS Team Wicket-Keeper
Michael Pepper (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Pepper has scored 85 runs in the tournament, and he will bat at the number three slot.
KET vs ESS Team Batsmen
Tom Westley (Price 9) will be our batsman from Essex. Westley scored 191 runs last season at an average of 27.28, whereas he had a strike-rate of 137.41. He will open the innings for his side and has scored 69 runs this season.
Daniel Bell-Drummond (Price 9), Zak Crawley (Price 9), and Jack Leaning (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Kent. Drummond scored 423 runs at an average of 42.30 last season, whereas Crawley scored 342 runs at 38.00. Leaning has scored 171 runs in the tournament at an average of 42.75. All three of them are technically sound players. [This Season: Drummond- 109 Runs; Crawley: 63 runs in two games].
KET vs ESS Team All-Rounders
Jimmy Neesham (Price 9.5) and Simon Harmer (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Essex. Neesham has scored 121 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 161.33, whereas he has scalped a wicket in bowling. Harmer scalped ten wickets last season, whereas he has scalped four 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 75 runs in the tournament, whereas he has scalped five wickets in bowling.
KET vs ESS Team Bowlers
Samuel Cook (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Essex. Cook scalped four wickets last season, whereas he has scalped six wickets this season.
Fred Klaassen (Price 8.5) and Matt Milnes (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Kent. Klaassen has scalped nine wickets in the tournament so far, whereas Milnes has scalped eight. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Alternative Changes: Darren Stevens In; Jack Leaning Out.
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.