WAS vs ESS Dream11 Prediction: The County Championship 2021 season started on 8 April. Last year, due to the pandemic, the competition was not organized. The trophy will be awarded to the team which finishes on top of Division 1 in the conference system that has been devised for this year. A total of 18 counties are participating with three different groups. The first half of the tournament will be organized behind closed doors.
In the third round, the Warwickshire team will face off against the Essex team. Both the teams are coming into this match after winning their last league match.
Fixture name: Group 1
Competition: County Championship 2021
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 – Sunday, April 25, 2021
Time: 3:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
WAS(recent last) W D D W D
ESS (recent last) W D D W D
Standings: KET 4, YOR 6
Ground: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Last result at the venue: Warwickshire 517 played a draw match against Essex 324 & 158/2 in the County Championship 2019.
Pitch Report: The curator expects pacers to get good help from the pitch due to the cold weather and batsmen can get support after Day 2.
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WAS vs ESS Playing 11:
WAS Team News
In the 2019 season, Warwickshire only managed to win 3 out of 14 matches and would look to improve their performance in this season. They won their last league match by 3 wickets. Captain Will Rhodes was the best performer, with contribution n both departments. At no.3, Hanuma Vihari was unsuccessful in both innings. While Sam Hain and Matthew Lamb were impressive with the bat in the middle-order. The team has a solid bowling attack with Bresnan, Olly Stone and Briggs who have represented England at the national level.
Injury update, unavailability: Dominic Sibley unavailable due to injury
Expected team changes: The team is expected to bring Dan Mousley in place of Dominic Sibley.
WAS Playing 11 (likely)
1. Will Rhodes (c)
2. Dan Mousley
3. Robert Yates
4. Sam Hain
5. Hanuma Vihari
6. Matthew Lamb
7. Michael Burgess (wk)
8. Tim Bresnan
9. Danny Briggs
10. Olly Stone
11. Oliver Hannon-Dalby
ESS Team News
The Essex team lifted the 2019 Title championship trophy and will be upbeat due to the presence of talented players on the side. In the last match, they were dismissed on 96 but made a strong comeback in the 2nd innings when they scored 330 runs and then won by 44 runs. From the batting unit, Daniel Lawrence who recently laid against India was the best performer. Other performers were Westley and Ben Allison. In the bowling unit, Samuel Cook and Simon Harmer will be the most important players. The Australian bowler Peter Siddle will return for the team.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to bring Peter Siddle in place of Ben Alison
ESS Playing 11 (probable)
1. Sir Alastair Cook
2. Nick Browne
3. Tom Westley (c)
4, Daniel Lawrence
5. Paul Walter
6. Ryan ten Doeschate
7. Adam Wheater (wk)
8. Simon Harmer
9. Peter Siddle
10. Samuel Cook
11. James Porter
Who will win today match
Warwickshire will win this match due to the presence of quality bowlers on their side. They have a good batting lineup as well with the presence of Rhodes and Hanuma Vihari, while Sam Hain has been an impressive performer. The Essex team will have to depend upon their batsmen to perform well in front of experienced bowlers like Bresnan and Briggs. If they have to win the WAS vs ESS Dream 11 Today match prediction. Alastair Cook and Daniel Lawrence would have to perform well.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks
D Lawrence- The player who has the right composure and skills to make runs in crucial situations can be a captain pick for the WAS vs ESS Dream11 Prediction.
First-class Career Record- 4350 Runs, Bat. AVG. 37.50
D Lawrence in 2021 season- 154 Runs, Bat. AVG. 51.33
W Rhodes- The captain of the Essex team has contributed with the bat and ball and will be the reliable pick for this match.
First-class Career Record- 3168 Runs, Bat. AVG. 36.41 and 61 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 30.59
W Rhodes in 2021 season – 71 Runs, Bat. AVG. 23.66 and 8 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 14.12
D Briggs- The bowling all-rounder who has been one of the most consistent wicket-takers and has the ability to score runs in the lower-order as well.
First-class Career Record – 275 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 34.60
D Briggs in 2021 season – 5 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 25
WK: M Burgess
BAT:H Vihari, S Hain, D Lawrence, T Westley
AR: T Bresnan, W Rhodes, S Harmer
BOWL: D Briggs, O Stone, P Siddle