Lancashire vs Essex, Quarter-Final 3
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Date & Time: July 8th at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
Lancashire will take on Essex in the 3rd Quarter-Final of the T20 Blast 2022 on Friday. Lancashire played to their true potential throughout this tournament and ended up winning 8 of their complete 13 matches played. They finished at the 2nd spot in the North Group standings with 18 points. They had beaten Warwickshire in their final league game by 2 wickets in the final over which is a morale booster for them heading into the knockouts. They have named an initial 13-member squad for this fixture and at the time of writing this piece they were still waiting for the ECB’s confirmation for the participation of their England players.
Essex on the other hand have earned their knockout spot by winning their last 4 league matches and remember all those victories have come by massive margins. With 9 wins, 4 losses, and a tie, they finished at the 3rd spot in the South Group standings with 19 points. They were outstanding in the 2nd half of the tournament and will fancy their chances of securing their spot for the finals day. This is the 11th time they have entered the knockouts since the inception of the tournament.
What is the pitch report for LAN vs ESS, English T20 Blast 2022, Quarter-Final 3?
The surface here at Old Trafford offers a substantial amount of help for the quick bowlers and the batters need to be watchful early on in the innings. Anything more than 170 is tough to chase here.
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What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for LAN vs ESS, English T20 Blast 2022, Quarter-Final 3?
Keaton Jennings, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c & wk), Tim David, Josh Bohannon, Luke Wells, Laim Hurt, Tom Bailey / Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Luke Wood, Tom Hartley
Adam Rossington (wk), Robin Das, Michael Pepper, Dan Lawrence, Paul Walter, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Matt Critchley, Tom Westley, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook
What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for LAN vs ESS, English T20 Blast 2022, Quarter-Final 3?
Top Pick – Batter
Albeit Dan Lawrence has played 4 matches in this tournament, he has made a significant amount of contribution with the bat, scoring 142 runs at an average of 35.5 which includes 2 half-centuries, and even picked up a wicket.
Top Pick – All-Rounder
Simon Harmer has scalped the most wickets for Essex in this tournament. In 13 matches, he has bagged 16 wickets at an economy of 6.68 with the best figures of 3 for 18 and added 86 runs with the bat.
Top Pick – Bowler
It’s not easy for any spinner to pick wickets in the friendly batting conditions however Tom Hartley has scalped 16 wickets in this tournament at an economy of 8.45 with the best figures of 2 for 21.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Dane Vilas had a great tournament with the bat and collected 307 runs in 13 matches at an average of 27.9 with a strike rate of 154.27.
Michael Pepper is the only player from Essex to surpass the 400 run-mark in this tournament. In 13 matches, he has amassed 403 runs at an average of 36.63 with the best score of 86*.
What are the fantasy suggested teams for LAN vs ESS, English T20 Blast 2022, Quarter-Final 3?
1. Michael Pepper, Dane Vilas, Dan Lawrence (c), Tim David (vc), Steven Croft, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer, Matt Critchley, Samuel Cook, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood
2. Michael Pepper (vc), Adam Rossington, Paul Walter, Dan Lawrence, Tim David, Keaton Jennings, Steven Croft (c), Simon Harmer, Ben Allison, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood
LAN vs ESS, English T20 Blast 2022, Quarter-Final 3 Probable Winners:
Lancashire are expected to win this match.