ESS vs KET Dream11 Prediction: Kent and Essex meet in the Southern Derby of the English T20 Blast 2021. The Kent team has 5 wins in 7 matches, and is positioned 2nd on the points table, while Essex has 3 wins in the same number of matches are at 5th position.
Fixture name: South Group
Competition: English T20 Blast 2021
Date: Friday June 25, 2021
Time: 11:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
KET in Last 3 Matches (recent last): W L W
ESS in Last 3 Matches (recent last): L L L
Standings: KET 2, ESS 5
Ground: County Ground, Chelmsford
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sussex 130/3 won by 7 wickets against Essex 128/8 in T20 Blast 2021.
The Chelmsford ground boasts of a good surface with an equivalent support to both batsmen and bowlers. The average score on this venue is 150. Here, the team bowling first has won most of the games.
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KET Team news
Injury update, unavailability: Sam Billings out due to national duty
Expected team changes: They are expected to play with the same 11.
Kent Squad: Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond (c), Oliver Robinson (wk), Alex Blake, Jack Leaning, Jordan Cox, Darren Stevens, Grant Stewart, Matt Milnes, James Logan, Fred Klaassen, Qais Ahmad, Nathan Gilchrist, Marcus ORiordan
ESS Team news
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team would look to play with the same 11.
Essex Squad: Adam Wheater (wk), William Buttleman, Daniel Lawrence, Michael-Kyle Pepper, James Neesham, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Shane Snater, Jack Plom, Tom Westley
J Leaning- The top run-scorer of the Kent team this season has been one of the consistent performer for past few years across all the formats.
J Leaning in T20 Blast 2021- 232 Runs, Bat. AVG. 46.40
D Drummond- The experienced player who bats at the top-order is another bright performer in the limited-overs cricket and his knock of 88 few matches back would keep him assured of scoring runs.
D Drummond in in T20 Blast 2021- 208 Runs, Bat. AVG. 29.71
S Cook – The leading wicket-taker for Essex team this season will be vital due to his fine track record and perfect line-lengths.
S Cook in T20 Blast 2021- 11 Wickets, Bat. AVG. 15.45
WK: A Wheater, W Buttleman
BAT: J Leaning, Z Crawley, D Drummond, D Lawrence
AR: J Neesham, S Harmer
BOWL: F Klaasen, Q Ahmad, S Cook