Date & Time: Sunday, August 25, 19:00 IST
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
A crucial contest awaits both the teams
Both Hampshire and Essex are placed in the second half of the South Group points table with 10 points from 11 matches played so far. Now with only 3 games to go for both sides they need to win at least two of those games in order to make it to the Top 4 in the South Group. In that very context, Sunday’s fixture is crucial for both the teams going forward at the business end of the season.
Hampshire Possible XI: James Vince (C), Rilee Rossouw, Sam Northeast, Liam Dawson, Ian Holland, Chris Morris, James Fuller, Lewis McManus (wk), Tabraiz Shamsi, Chris Wood, Kyle Abbott.
Essex Possible XI: Tom Westley, Cameron Delport, Adam Wheater (wk), Daniel Lawrence, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ravi Bopara, Paul Waller, Simon Harmer (C), Mohammad Amir, Adam Zampa, Aaron Beard.
The surface at Rose Bowl has produced sporting games in the season and it won’t be any different for Sunday’s clash as well. The forecast is for a bright sunny day with temperatures hovering in the higher 20°C during the game time.
He is the leading run-scorer for Hampshire in the season with 296 runs from 9 innings. He seems to have found his form after a few low scores with a much-needed half-century in the last game. There is every chance he will continue the same in today’s match as well.
He has been one of the consistent performers for Hampshire in the season. He has contributed with the bat or ball when needed the most for the team. He has chipped in with 9 wickets from 10 games and conceded just 6.6 runs per over which makes him a worthy pick in the Dream11 cricket team for today’s match.
He is the leading run-scorer for Essex in the season with 245 runs from 8 innings. He has crossed 30+ score four times in this period which makes him a must-have player in today’s match for Dream11 fantasy cricket players.
He may not be consistent for Essex in the season but he has scored big whenever he got going. He scored 242 runs from innings which includes a century and a half-century. The strike rate of 171 at which he scored makes him a big bet player to consider as he can come up with game-changing knocks from nowhere.