County Championship 2021, Group 3: YOR vs KET Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

County Championship 2021, Group 3: YOR vs KET Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Skipper Steven Patterson is the leading wicket-taker for Yorkshire.

Joe Root
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With 3 wins in 4 matches, Yorkshire are currently sitting at the 2nd spot in the Group 3 standings with 73 points. In a nail-biting finish in their previous game, they managed to pull off a one-run victory over Northamptonshire to register their 3rd win in this championship.

Meanwhile, Kent are coming into this match on the back of a humiliating defeat inside 2 days against Glamorgan by 10 wickets. With 3 losses in 4 matches, Kent are at the bottom of the standings with 24 points. The last time when these two teams played Yorkshire had won the match by 200 runs.

Match Details:

Yorkshire vs Kent, Group 3

Venue: Headingley, Leeds

Date & Time: May 6th – May 9th at 3:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM local time

Live Streaming: Yorkshire Cricket YouTube channel

Pitch Report:

The surface here at the Headingley is one of the good sporting wickets in England with equal help for both batters and bowlers. The teams batting second have a good track record of winning matches here and hence bowling first will be a good choice.

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Probable Playing XIs for YOR vs KET:


Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Harry Brook, Jonathan Tattersall (wk), Dominic Bess, Steven Patterson (c), Jordan Thompson, Mathew Pillans, Duanne Olivier


Daniel Bell-Drummond (c), Jordan Cox, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Jack Leaning, Ollie Robinson (wk), Marcus O’ Riordan, Darren Stevens, Fred Klaassen, Miguel Cummins, Matthew Quinn

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Top Picks for YOR vs KET Dream11 Match:

Top Picks Yorkshire

Opener Adam Lyth is in fine nick with the bat, scoring 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries so far. Overall in this competition, he has scored 515 runs in 8 innings at an average of 73.57.

Skipper Steven Patterson is the leading wicket-taker for Yorkshire so far in this championship, picking up 16 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 18.31.

Top Picks ­Kent

45-year-old Darren Stevens is showing he has got plenty of cricket still left in him. So far in this championship, he has scalped 13 wickets with the best figures of 5 for 53 and scored 221 runs with the bat.

Stand-in skipper Daniel Bell-Drummond has scored 212 runs in 8 innings so far in this championship with the highest score of 114.

YOR vs KET Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics ( last 4 matches) Dream11 Points ( only one match info)
Adam Lyth 515 runs 267
Steven Patterson 16 wicket and 69 runs 112
Darren Stevens 221 runs and 13 wickets 216
Daniel Bell-Drummond 212 runs 48
Dom Bess 8 wickets and 198 runs 46

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for YOR vs KET Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Jordan Cox, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth (c), Joe Root, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Darren Stevens (vc), Dominic Bess, Miguel Cummins, Duanne Olivier, Jordan Thompson

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for YOR vs KET Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Ollie Robinson, Joe Denly (vc), Adam Lyth, Joe Root (c), Zak Crawley, Steven Patterson, Darren Stevens, Harry Brook, Duanne Olivier, Mathew Pillans, Matthew Quinn

YOR vs KET Risky Captaincy Choices:

Dom Bess, with his off-breaks, bowls consistently at right channels and he is a good lower-order batter as well. He has scored 198 runs and picked 8 wickets so far in this championship and he is worth taking a risk to make him your Dream11 fantasy team skipper.       

Zak Crawley hasn’t delivered till now in this championship. He has scored 168 runs in 8 innings at an average of 24. But he is a player of supreme quality and can be a risky captaincy choice for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Jonathan Tattersall has scored 100 runs in 7 matches so far in this championship, by going his current form you can avoid him while making your Dream11 fantasy teams.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.