HAM vs ESS 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for T20 Blast 2021, South Group Match

HAM vs ESS 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for T20 Blast 2021, South Group Match

Simon Harmer is the leading wicket-taker for Essex in this tournament.

Simon Harmer of Essex
Simon Harmer of Essex. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Preview:

Hampshire have won their last two games against Gloucestershire and Somerset. To make it to the knockouts, they will have to win every game from here onwards in the tournament. With 9 points to their name, they are placed on the 7th spot in the standings.

Essex are occupying the 6th position in the points table. They lost in their last game against Sussex by 6 wickets. Heading into this encounter, both the teams will be eager to register a win and it would thus be an intriguing contest.

Match Details:

Hampshire vs Essex, South Group Match

Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Date & Time: July 16th at 6:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time

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Pitch Report:

This surface usually is inclined more towards the batters. The pacers might also chum into the scenario with the bounce the pitch provides. Batting first could be a good choice as teams doing so have seemed to get an edge in the last two games.


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Probable Playing XIs for HAM vs ESS:

Hampshire

D’Arcy Short, Toby Albert, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Weatherley, Lewis McManus, James Fuller, Chris Wood, Scott Currie, Mason Crane, Brad Wheal

Essex

Tom Westley, Adam Wheater, Michael Pepper, James Neesham, Paul Walter, Feroze Khushi, Ryan ten Doeschate, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Jack Plom, Samuel Cook


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Top Picks for HAM vs ESS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Joe Weatherley hit a half-century in the last match against Somerset. In the tournament so far, he has mustered 256 runs in 8 matches at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 129.94. Thus he could be a good pick for this game.

Simon Harmer is the leading wicket-taker for Essex in this tournament. He has scalped 16 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 7.41. One can, however, bank on him for this match as well owing to his all-rounding capabilities.

Michael Pepper has top-scored for Essex in this tournament. He has scored 248 runs at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 134.78.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for HAM vs ESS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Lewis McManus, Michael Pepper, Tom Westley, Joe Weatherley (c), D’Arcy Short, Colin de Grandhomme, Simon Harmer (vc), Paul Walter, Mason Crane, Samuel Cook, Scott Currie

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for HAM vs ESS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Adam Wheater, Michael Pepper (c), Tom Westley, Joe Weatherley, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme (vc), Simon Harmer, James Neesham, Aron Nijjar, Mason Crane, Scott Currie


Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: Joe Weatherley and Michael Pepper

Vice-Captain Options: Simon Harmer and Colin de Grandhomme

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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.