English Domestic Cricket – MID vs HAM – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips

Bob Willis Trophy, 2020 – South Group, Middlesex vs Hampshire: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Keith Barker was easily Hampshire’s top player in the previous county season where he took 37 wickets.

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Match Details:

The South Group match in Bob Willis Trophy, 2020 will be played between Middlesex and Hampshire at the Brunton Memorial Ground in Radlett.

The match starts at 11:00 AM local time (3:30 PM IST) (10:00 AM GMT).

This game will be streamed live on the YouTube channel of the Middlesex County Club.

Preview:

Middlesex will host Hampshire at the Radlett’s Brunton Memorial Ground in the second round of the Bob Willis Trophy. Middlesex occupies the top spot of the South Group as the 190-run win over Surrey fetched them 22 points. Hampshire, on the other hand, is missing some of their big stars for this season. They earned only three bowling points during their first match against Sussex where they suffered a 94-run defeat. Hampshire was bundled out for 153 and 150 respectively in the two innings.


Weather Condition/Report:

The Brunton Memorial Ground in Radlett is expected to be under pleasant weather on the first three days but the last session on the final day could be a washout.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Brunton Memorial Ground in Radlett was used for the first time in the 2019 county championship. It hosted the match between Middlesex and Glamorgan where the Australian part-time leggie Marnus Labuschagne claimed five wickets which insists the support that spinners are going to get here.

Injury and Availability News:

Hampshire’s Kyle Abbott is ruled out of the tournament.


Probable Playing XIs:

Middlesex:

Sam Robson, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi (C), Martin Andersson, John Simpson (WK), James Harris, Miguel Cummins, Tim Murtagh, Toby Roland-Jones/Thilan Walallawita, Nathan Sowter.

Bench – Tom Helm, Toby Roland-Jones/Thilan Walallawita, Tom Lace.

Hampshire:

Joe Weatherley, Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast (C), Ian Holland, Ryan Stevenson, Lewis McManus (WK), James Fuller, Mason Crane, Harry Came, Keith Barker, Ajeet Dale.

Bench – Felix Organ, Scott Currie, Oli Soames.


Top Picks:

Keith Barker was easily Hampshire’s top player in the previous county season where he took 37 wickets.

Nick Gubbins scored 192 in the first innings of the previous round against Surrey and followed it with 60 in the second essay.

John Simpson is likely to add value to the fantasy team with his keeping ability going along with his consistency with the bat.

Martin Andersson scored 69 runs in the match against Surrey which includes a 62-ball 51 during the second essay.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Nick Gubbins, Sam Robson, Ian Holland

Vice-Captain options – John Simpson, Keith Barker, Mason Crane


Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – John Simpson

Batsmen – Joe Weatherley, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins (C), Sam Northeast

All-Rounders – Martin Andersson, Ian Holland (VC), Keith Barker

Bowlers – Tim Murtagh, Miguel Cummins, Mason Crane

12th Man – Tom Alsop

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – John Simpson

BatsmenSam Robson (C), Nick Gubbins, Sam Northeast, Stephen Eskinazi

All-Rounders – James Harris, Ian Holland, Keith Barker (VC)

Bowlers – Tim Murtagh, Mason Crane, Ryan Stevenson

12th Man – Tom Alsop


Expert Advice:

Ryan Stevenson is included to the Hampshire squad for this match. The experience of Stevenson will be helpful for Hampshire to overcome their defeat against Sussex. He could be included in place of opener Felix Organ who had ordinary outings in the previous match.

Probable Winners:

Middlesex is likely to earn an edge over Hampshire and earn maximum points from the match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.