SUR vs MID Fantasy Prediction: Surrey vs Middlesex – 20 May 2021 (London). Ollie Pope, Hashim Amla, and Tim Murtagh have been spitting fire with the bowl.
Surrey will take on Middlesex in the league match of the English County Cricket Championship.
Both teams have just won one of their six games in the tournament so far, and they are in desperate need of a win.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this ground is 348 runs, whereas the 4th innings score is 156 runs. (International Test Record).
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 PM IST Stadium:- Kennington Oval, London.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Surrey – Rory Burns, Mark Stoneman, Hashim Amla, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Jamie Smith, Jordan Clark, Kemar Roach, Rikki Clarke, Reece Topley, Amar Virdi.
Middlesex– Sam Robson, Jack Davies, Nick Gubbins, Peter Handscomb, Robbie White, John Simpson, Marin Andersson, James Harris, Blake Cullen, Ethan Bamber, Tim Murtagh.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Ollie Pope, Hashim Amla, Kemar Roach, Tim Murtagh, and Sam Robson.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of County Championship 2021 games.
SUR vs MID Team Wicket-Keepers
Ben Foakes (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Foakes has scored 297 runs in the tournament at an average of 42.42, whereas he has also scored one century and one half-century.
SUR vs MID Team Batsmen
Hashim Amla (Price 10) and Ollie Pope (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from Surrey. Pope has scored 518 runs in the tournament at an average of 64.75, whereas Amla has scored 337 at an average of 48.14. Both of them are International level players.
Sam Robson (Price 10) and Robbie White (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Middlesex. Robson has scored 386 runs at an average of 35.09, whereas White has scored 351 at an average of 35.10 in the tournament. Both of them have batted well this season.
SUR vs MID Team All-Rounders
Toby Roland-Jones (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Middlesex. Jones has scalped 13 wickets, whereas he has scored 82 runs with the bat. He is the best pick in this category.
SUR vs MID Team Bowlers
Kemar Roach (Price 9), Reece Topley (Price 8.5), and Jordan Clark (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Surrey. Roach has scalped 13 wickets in the tournament, whereas Topley has scalped 12. Clark has scalped 14 wickets, whereas he has scored 141 runs with the bat. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Tim Murtagh (Price 9) and Ethan Bamber (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Middlesex. Murtagh has scalped 25 wickets in the tournament, whereas Bamber has scalped 21. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Surrey are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Ollie Pope and Tim Murtagh
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Hashim Amla and Kemar Roach
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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.