KET vs ESS Dream11 Prediction
Kent will be up against Essex in the upcoming English T20 Blast fixture at the St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury. In their previous meeting, Kent had lost their previous game against Middlesex by a narrow margin of just two runs. In terms of standings, they are in at the second spot with 10 points to their names. As for Essex, they are second to last in the South Group with six points courtesy two wins, four defeats and two ‘no-results'. Nevertheless, they did manage to register a comprehensive 54 runs win against Hants which must have added some confidence for the games ahead. Essex will be hoping to build on that result in order to get the better of a quality Middlesex unit. The neutral can expect a tight contest between the two and here is the Dream 11 Prediction for the game.
Fixture: Kent vs Essex
Date and Time: September 16; 6:30 pm (ist)
Venue: Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Kent Team News
Sam Billings (c & wk), Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Heino Kuhn, Alex Blake, Jack Leaning, Grant Stewart, Matt Milnes, Imran Qayyum, Fred Klaassen, Calum Haggett, Marcus O’Riordan, Jordan Cox, Tim Groenewald
Injury update, unavailability: No injury concerns
Team Combination: Sam Billings and Daniel Bell Drummond are expected to open the innings, while, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly and Heino Kuhn could add further solidity to the lineup. Alex Blake and Jack Leaning are likely to fill in at the middle order. Fred Klaassen, Imran Qayyum, Matt Milnes and Grant Stewart could be in charge of the bowling department. They can be included to the Dream11 fantasy cricket side.
Kent Playing 11 (Probable)
Sam Billings, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Heino Kuhn, Alex Blake, Jack Leaning, Grant Stewart, Matt Milnes, Imran Qayyum, Fred Klaassen
Essex Team News
Tom Westley, Cameron Delport, Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper (wk), Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (c), Matthew Quinn, Jack Plom, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, Ben Allison, Varun Chopra, Shane Snater
Injury update, unavailability: No injury concerns.
Team Combination: Tom Westley and Cameron Delport could open the innings for their side, while, Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper and Ryan ten Doeschate could follow in at numbers three, four and five. The skipper Simon Harmer and Matthew Quinn could walk in at the middle order. Shane Snater, Varun Chopra, Ben Allison and Samuel Cook are in contention to lead the bowling unit.
Essex Playing 11 (Probable)
Tom Westley, Cameron Delport. Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper (wk), Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (c), Matthew Quinn, Jack Plom, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook.
Wicket-Keeper- Sam Billings
Batsmen- Ryan ten Doeschate, Daniel Bell Dummond (c), Zak Crawley, Tom Westley
All-Rounders- Daniel Lawrence (vc), Joe Denly, Grant Stewart
Bowlers- Aron Nijjar, Matthew Quinn, Imran Qayyum
Daniel Bell Drummond has been in sublime form for Kent and should be starting here. Bell Drummon has scored 358 runs, while maintaining an average of 51 and a strike rate of 165.
Ryan ten Doeschate can pack a punch for Essex. The Dutchman has scored 203 runs in the tournament so far, while having an average of 50, as well as a strike rate of 132.
Zak Crawley has also impressed in recent times for Kent. Crawley has scored 305 runs, with an average of 51 and a strike rate of 165.
Daneil Lawrence has been quality for Essex in the last few games. Lawrence has scored 130 runs from the last two innings and has also scalped four wickets in the process.
Joe Denly can chip in with both bat and ball for Kent. Denly has scored 84 runs from the last three innings and also has picked up two wickets in the process.
Kent will be distraught after suffering a defeat by two runs but will be eager to redeem themselves. As for Essex, they are on the back of a comprehensive win in spite of going through an underwhelming season when putting overall results in perspective. The today match prediction odds are in favour of Kent to bounce back with a win considering the firepower they have in all three formats.