T20 Blast 2020: South Group, Kent vs Sussex – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

T20 Blast 2020: South Group, Kent vs Sussex – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

Luke Wright is the highest run-scorer of the tournament so far. He has scored 240 runs in just 5 innings at brilliant S/R of 148.

Luke Wright
Luke Wright’s century steals off a stunner for Sussex in T20 blast. (© Getty Images)

Match Details

The South Group match of the T20 Blast 2020 will be played between Kent and Sussex at the St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury.

This match is scheduled to start at 02:00 PM Local Time (06:30 PM IST) and will be streamed live on the FanCode.

Preview

The last time Kent and Sussex clashed in the tournament, we have witnessed a nail-biting contest as Kent won the match by just 1 run. There wasn’t much that differentiated between these two sides and they are both top quality teams. Kent is placed at the top of the points table currently with 3 wins in 5 matches they played. It is the only team in the South Group which is unbeaten so far.

After having their first game washed out, Sussex registered impressive victories in the next two games successfully chasing down 177 and then 166. Both the teams are coming into the match with a lot of confidence and will have the belief that they can win this game and secure the top spot on the points table.


Weather Report

Clouds and sunshine will alternate throughout this game with a maximum temperature of 22 degree Celsius. There will be some breeze but the chances of rainfall are null.

Pitch Condition/Report

The pitch at St Lawrence Ground has been good for batting. There will be a slight wind which will assist the fast bowlers.

Average 1st Innings Score: 161 (Only completed game at this venue this season)

Record of Chasing Teams: Won – 1, Lost – 0, Tie – 0


Injury and Availability News

Joe Denly is available for Kent. Chris Jordan is also available for Sussex.

Probable Playing XIs

Kent:

Daniel Bell-Drumond, Jordan Cox, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Tim Groenewald, Fred Klaassen, Heino Kuhh, Jack Leaning, Hamidullah Qadri, Ollie Robinson, Grant Stewart

Bench: Alex Blake, Imran Qayyum, Calum Haggett

Sussex:

Luke Wright, Will Beer, Ravi Bopara, Ben Brown, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Calum MacLeod, Tymal Mills, Delray Rawlins, Ollie Robinson, David Wiese

Bench: Aaron Thomason, Stuart Meaker, Danny Briggs

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Top Picks

Luke Wright is the highest run-scorer of the tournament so far. He has scored 240 runs in just 5 innings at brilliant S/R of 148.

Daniel Bell-Drumond, the skipper for Kent, has been in tremendous form this season having scored 228 runs in 5 innings at an unbelievable strike rate of 180. He is the highest scorer for the Kent in the tournament so far.

David Wiese averages 100+ in the Blast so far. He scored 201 runs in just 4 innings. Add to that the fact that he can contribute with the ball as well makes him a crucial pick for your team.

Zak Crawley impressed everyone with his skills in this tournament. He scored 180 runs in 5 games so far at an average of 45 and a strike rate of 154.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options – Luke Wright, Daniel Bell-Drumond

Vice-Captain Options – David Wiese, Joe Denly

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Keeper – Jordan Cox

Batters – Luke Wright, Daniel Bell-Drumond (C), Zak Crawley, Delray Rawlins

All-Rounders – Ravi Bopara, David Wiese (VC), Joe Denly

Bowlers – George Garton, Ollie Robinson, Tim Groenewald

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Keeper – Ben Brown

Batters – Luke Wright (C), Zak Crawley, Delray Rawlins

All-Rounders – Ravi Bopara, David Wiese, Joe Denly (VC), Grant Stewart

Bowlers – Tymal Mills, Chris Jordan, Fred Klaassen


Expert Advice

Pick more all-rounders in your Dream11 Fantasy teams as they can give you points with both bat and ball.

Probable Winners

Kent is expected to win this match.

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.