MID vs ESS Fantasy Prediction: Middlesex vs Essex – 24 June 2021 (London). Daryl Mitchell, Chris Green, and Jimmy Neesham will be the best picks for this game.
Middlesex will take on Essex in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the Lord’s in London. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Paul Stirling and Eoin Morgan have played their last game for Middlesex this season, whereas Daryl Mitchell has joined the team. Essex won their last game, and they will again rely on their bowlers. Both teams are in desperate need of a win.
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:- 10.45 PM, Stadium: The Lord’s, London
Probable XI for both sides:-
Middlesex – Stephen Eskinazi, Joe Cracknell, John Simpson, Daryl Mitchell, Nick Gubbins, Luke Hollman, Chris Green, Steven Finn, Nathan Sowter, Blake Cullen, Tom Helm.
Essex – William Buttleman, Adam Wheater, Dan Lawrence, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Shane Snater, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Steven Finn, Chris Green, Daryl Mitchell, Samuel Cook, and Jimmy Neesham.
MID vs ESS Team Wicket-Keeper
William Buttleman (Price 8) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Buttleman has scored 128 runs at an average of 32.00, whereas he will open the innings for his side.
MID vs ESS Team Batsmen
Steven Eskinazi (Price 9) and Joe Cracknell (Price 8) will be our batsmen from Middlesex. Eskinazi scored 413 runs last season at an average of 41.30, whereas Cracknell has scored 148 runs in just three games this season. Both of them are brilliant top-order players, and they can play aggressive cricket.
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 just played a couple of games this season.
MID vs ESS Team All-Rounders
Daryl Mitchell (Price 9.5) and Chris Green (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Essex. Mitchell scored 374 runs at an average of 37.40 in the Super Smash, whereas he scalped ten wickets in bowling. Green has scalped nine wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 92 runs with the bat. Both of them are experienced all-rounders.
Jimmy Neesham (Price 9.5) and Simon Harmer (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Essex. Neesham has scored 122 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 156.41, whereas he has scalped a wicket 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.
MID vs ESS Team Bowlers
Steven Finn (Price 9) and Nathan Sowter (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Middlesex. Finn scalped 14 wickets last season, whereas Sowter had ten scalps. Both of them are wicket-takers and have combined for 15 wickets this season.
Samuel Cook (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Essex. Cook has scalped 11 wickets at an economy of 6.53. He has been the best bowler of Essex this season.
Match Prediction: Essex will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Daryl Mitchell and Jimmy Neesham
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chris Green and Steven Finn
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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.