English One Day 2021, Group A: DUR vs LAN Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Injury Update

Danny Lamb is primarily a bowler, but has been good with the bat in this tournament as well.

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In a Group A clash of the English One Day Cup, Durham and Lancashire will be taking on each other. This should be an interesting game to watch as both the teams have some stars missing due to the Hundred, but stillhave some strong players in the List A format.

Durham have played four matches so far in this tournament and have managed to win two of them. They have lost one match, while and one of their matches was called off due to rain. On the other hand, we have Lancashire, who have played five matches. They have won three of them, lost one, while one of their fixture was called off due to rain as well. 

Match Details

Durham vs Lancashire, Group A

Venue: Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

Date and Time: 5th August 2021, 03:30 PM

Live Streaming: YouTube/Team website

Pitch Report

The pitch will definitely have something to offer for the seamers early on in the day. Once the wicket settles in a bit, you can expect the wicket to allow something to the batters.

Probable Playing XIs for DUR vs LAN


Graham Clark, Alex Lees, Scott Borthwick (c), Cameron Bancroft (wk), Ned Eckersley, Sean Dickson, Liam Trevaskis, Luke Doneathy, Jack Campbell , Paul van Meekeren, Chris Rushworth



Keaton Jennings, Josh Bohannon, Luke Wells, Rob Jones, Steven Croft, George Balderson, George Lavelle (wk), Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey (c), Liam Hurt, Jack Morley

Top Picks for DUR vs LAN Dream11 Match

Top Picks – Durham

Graham Clark has been an exceptional player in this tournament so far. He has scored 346 runs in three innings. Clark has made two centuries and has also scored a half-century. He has batted at a strike rate above 100. 

Alex Lees has been batting well in this tournament. He has got one century and a fifty. Less has accumulated190 runs so far and would be looking to add some more runs to his tally. 

Top Picks – Lancashire

Danny Lamb is primarily a bowler, but has been good with the bat in this tournament as well. He has managed to score 119 runs and also taken nine wickets in five matches. 

George Balderson is an excellent all-rounder and has shown what he can do for his side. He has taken four wickets already and has also scored 33 runs. 

Must Picks for DUR vs LAN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

PlayerStatistics (This Tournament)Dream11 Points
G Clark346 runs455
A Lees190 runs251
G Balderson33 runs and 4 wickets178
D Lamb119 runs and 9 wickets490
T Bailey8 wickets and 61 runs327

Suggested Playing No.1 for DUR vs LAN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

C Bancroft, R Jones, L Wells, G Clark (C), A Lees, L Doneathy, S Croft, G Balderson, T Bailey, L Hurt, D Lamb (VC)

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DUR vs LAN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

G Lavelle, G Clark, A Lees (C), K Jennings, S Dickson, L Doneathy, J Bohannon, G Balderson (VC), Scott Borthwick, J Morley, D Lamb

DUR vs LAN Risky Captaincy Choice:

Steven Croft is an experienced player, but he hasn’t really got things going in this competition. He has scored only 84 runs so far and failed to take a wicket. He will be a risky captaincy pick.

Player you should avoid

Ned Eckersley has played only one match so far and we can’t tell if he will have a huge impact or not. 

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.

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