English T20 Blast – SUS vs SUR – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips

T20 Blast, 2020 – South Group, Sussex vs Surrey: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Gareth Batty took 13 wickets from 12 innings during the 2019 T20 Blast at an economy rate of seven.

Match Details:

The South Group match of the T20 Blast, 2020 will be played between Sussex and Surrey at the County Ground in Hove.

The match starts at 2:00 PM local time (6:30 PM IST) (1:00 PM GMT).

This match can be streamed live on Sussex’s YouTube Channel.

Preview:

Sussex and Surrey will kick off their respective campaigns of the T20 Blast 2020 on Friday afternoon when they face off at the County Ground in Hove as part of South Group. Sussex is missing their overseas star Rashid Khan while all-rounder David Wiese will join them from the 2nd game after completing his isolation. The Surrey team, on the other hand, lost at least 8-9 players due to injures and International assignments. If all the players of the Surrey’s orignal squad are available, their playing XI could well be the best in the tournament.


Weather Condition/Report:

The T20 Blast match between Sussex and Surrey is expected to suffer due to the showers.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The average first-innings total at the Hove’s County Ground during the 2019 T20 Blast was 160. Only once a team lost while chasing that too by a small margin during the competition.

Average first-innings score: 159 (During T20 Blast 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 5, Lost – 1, Tie – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)


Probable Playing XIs:

Sussex:

Luke Wright (C), Phil Salt, Ravi Bopara, Aaron Thomason, Harry Finch, Delray Rawlins, Ben Brown (WK), George Garton, Will Beer, Ollie Robinson, Tymal Mills.

Bench – Danny Briggs, Stuart Meaker, Mitch Claydon.

Surrey:

Mark Stoneman, Will Jacks, Jamie Smith, Ben Foakes, Scott Borthwick, Ryan Patel, Gareth Batty (C), Matt Dunn, Daniel Moriarty, James Taylor, Amar Virdi.

Bench – Gus Atkinson, Rory Burns.


Top Picks:

Though Luke Wright’s batting strike rate was a touch lower last year, he scored 388 runs from 12 innings at an average of 35.27.

George Garton took nine wickets across his first five games in 2019 UAE T10. He is fresh off a 9-wicket match haul in Bob Willis Trophy.

Delray Rawlins is known for his big hitting as he had a strike rate of 160 and also chips in a couple of overs with his left-arm spin.

Gareth Batty took 13 wickets from 12 innings during the 2019 T20 Blast at an economy rate of seven.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Phil Salt, Will Jacks, Ravi Bopara

Vice-Captain options – George Garton, Delray Rawlins, Luke Wright


Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Ben Foakes

Batsmen – Luke Wright, Mark Stoneman, Will Jacks, Phil Salt (VC)

All-RoundersRavi Bopara (VC), Delray Rawlins

Bowlers – Ollie Robinson, Tymal Mills, Amar Virdi, Gareth Batty

12th Man – Ryan Patel

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Tom Moores

Batsmen – Luke Wright, Mark Stoneman, Will Jacks (C), Phil Salt

All-Rounders – Ravi Bopara, Delray Rawlins, Ryan Patel

BowlersGeorge Garton (VC), Will Beer, Amar Virdi

12th Man – Ben Brown


Expert Advice:

Rory Burns is available for this match but it is advisable not to pick him in the fantasy XI. His batting average in the T20 format is well below 20 and has scored just one fifty in more than 40 appearances.

Probable Winners:

Sussex is likely to edge over the Surrey team during their first match on Friday.

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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.