County Championship Division One 2019, ESS v NOTTS: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket League – Team News & Playing XI

Both the team are clashing tomorrow at 3:30 PM IST in County Ground, Chelmsford.

Alastair Cook
Sir Alastair Cook of Essex. (Photo by Nick Wood/Getty Images)

The 2019 County Championship is the 120th cricket County Championship season. The Championship Division One 2019 entertains the fantasy cricket fans from the first ball. On 14th May 2019 Essex will start their four-day match against Nottinghamshire the County Ground, Chelmsford. Both the team are clashing tomorrow at 3:30 PM IST in County Ground, Chelmsford. Read on the statistics which can help you to pick your 11Wickets fantasy playing.

Venue Details:


Since 1967, the County Ground has been Essex’s headquarter. The ground is notoriously windy. The small ground is a paradise for the big-hitting batsmen.

Team news


Essex County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which take part in first-class English domestic leagues, playing at The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford. The Essex Eagles compete in both limited over formats – the Royal London One-Day Cup and Vitality Blast. The Club has gone undefeated in the 2017 season and has lifted the County Championship trophy for the first time in 25 years!

Players to choose from

Sir Alastair Cook, Ravi Bopara, Ryan ten Doeschate, Peter Siddle, Adam Wheater, Tom Westley, Varun Chopra, Matt Coles, Matthew Quinn, Nick Browne, Simon Harmer, James Porter, Daniel Lawrence, Robbie White, Aron Nijjar, Aaron Beard, Paul Walter, Samuel Cook, Jack Plom, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Rishi Patel, Feroze Khushi


Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is another club from the 18 first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. The club has been playing a majority of its home matches in Trent Bridge cricket ground, West Bridgford, Nottingham, which is also a venue for Test matches.

Players to choose from

Stuart Broad, Samit Patel, Chris Nash, Luke Fletcher, Steven Mullaney, Ben Slater, Mark Footitt, Jake Ball, Ben Duckett, Paul Coughlin, Joe Clarke, Luke Wood, Jake Libby, Tom Moores

Previous Playing Records

Essex and Nottinghamshire have faced each other on 134 occasions in first-class cricket. There have been 66 draws, 35 victories for Essex victories and Nottinghamshire have won 33 times. In Essex, both sides have met on 67 occasions, with the home county having an overall success of 21 wins, Nottinghamshire 16 and 30 draws.

Essex – Players to Watch

Ryan ten Doeschate and Varun Chopra

Nottinghamshire – Players to Watch

Samit Patel and Steven Mullaney

Suggested 11wickets Playing XI

Wicket Keeper – Tom Moores

Batsmen – Ben Duckett, Varun Chopra, Tom Westley, Ben Slater

All-Rounders – Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney, Ryan ten Doeschate

Bowlers – Matt Coles, Jamie Porter, Matt Quinn

Captain – Ryan ten Doeschate

Vice-Captain – Varun Chopra

12th Man – Jake Libby

Our match Preview:

Samit Patel and Steven Mullaney are the leading all-rounder batsmen for Notts.

The venue of the match has seen some of the decent scoring games of recent times.

If both teams perform to their potential, it’s going to be the match of this round of the Division 1 County Championship.

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