MID vs ESS: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for T20 Blast 2021, South Group

MID vs ESS: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for T20 Blast 2021, South Group

Steven Finn is a good captaincy pick for this clash.

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Jimmy Neesham. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Match Details

Middlesex will fight it out against Essex in a South Group encounter of the Vitality T20 Blast tournament. This match will commence at 11:00 PM IST.

This match will be played at the Lord’s.


Both Essex and Middlesex have not experienced good runs in the Vitality T20 Blast tournament. While the Essex side are placed at the 6th place in the points table after winning just 2 out of its 7 matches, the Middlesex outfit are placed at the last place in the South Group, as they have won only one out of the 5 matches that they have played thus far.

Essex walloped the Surrey outfit in their previous clash. On the contrary, Middlesex suffered a defeat against the Glamorgan outfit. Middlesex will be hoping for a turnaround of fortunes when they take the field against the Essex outfit.

Probable Playing XIs for MID vs ESS


Stevie Eskinazi, Paul Stirling, Joe Cracknell, Nick Gubbins, John Simpson, Luke Hollman, Chris Green, Blake Cullen, Steven Finn, Ethan Bamber, Tim Murtagh


William Buttleman, Adam Weather, Dan Lawrence, Michael Pepper, James Neesham, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer, Shane Snater, Aron Nijjar, Sam Cook

Captaincy Picks for MID vs ESS

Steven Finn

Steven Finn proved his worth with the ball in Middlesex’s battle against the Glamorgan side. In the 4 overs that he bowled, Finn scalped 4 wickets and gave away just 19 runs. It will surely not be an easy task to tackle Finn.

William Buttleman

William Buttleman scored a patient 51-ball 56 at the top of the order and helped the Essex side thrash the Surrey outfit with 8 wickets and 9 balls to spare. Buttleman can hold the innings together and is an important part of his side’s batting lineup.

Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Steven Finn (C), Michael Pepper

3-Player Team

William Buttleman (C), Stevie Eskinazi, Blake Cullen

4-Player Team

James Neesham (C), Ryan ten Doeschate, Tim Murtagh, Joe Cracknell

11-Player Team

William Buttleman (C), Michael Pepper, Stevie Eskinazi, Joe Cracknell, Ryan ten Doeschate, James Neesham, Chris Green  Steven Finn (VC), Blake Cullen, Tim Murtagh, Sam Cook

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.