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ESS vs KET Dream11 Match Prediction Cricket Today Dream 11 prediction 1 August

ESS vs KET Dream11 Prediction: The Bob Wills Trophy 2020 is going to get kicked off from Saturday between the two good and strong sides of South Group.

Essex will come face to face against Kent in the tournament opener. The former looks quite balanced in the presence of some big international names. And, they will eye on a win in order to get off the mark with a win. On the other hand, Kent is a side that can restrict Essex from grabbing a win. They also have some brilliant and astonishing players in their ranks. In the post coronavirus era, the fans should get ready for some high dosage and enthralling games in the near future of Bob Wills Trophy.

The clash will take place at County Ground in Chelmsford at 3:30 PM IST on 1st August 2020.

ESS vs KET Today Match Prediction Team News

Here, we will be coming up with all match related team news that can help you while creating Dream11 fantasy cricket teams for ESS vs KET.

ESS Team News


  • Daniel Lawrence will not feature for Essex as he is the part of national squad Test squad for Pakistan Test series.
  • Sam Billings will not play as he is the part of England’s ODI squad.

Possible combination:

  • Sir Alastair Cook and Varun Chopra will be the designated opener for Essex in the opening game.
  • Essex has a strong middle order with the likes of Nick Browne, Simon Harmer and Ryan Ten Doechate. They will look to score runs from the middle for their side.
  • Tom Westly will lead Essex in the tournament opener.
  • A lot for Essex will also depend on how their all-rounders will perform in the opening game. And, Westly will play a crucial role with bat and ball for Essex.
  • Samuel Cook and Mathew Quinn are expected to lead the bowling attack

KET Team News


  • No unavailabilities or injury concerns

Possible combination:

  • Kent has a perfect open in the name of Heino Kuhn. He will open the innings for his team alongside Daniel Bell Drumond.
  • Jordan Cox, Jack Leaning and Ollie Robinson will take care of the runs scoring spree from the middle order.
  • Hamidullah Qadri, Matt Milnes and Tim Groenewald will be the bowlers in the spotlight.
  • Daniel Bell Drumond will be the skipper for Kent in their campaign opener.
  • Ollie Robinson is expected to take the gloves and stand behind the stumps for Kent.

ESS vs KET Dream 11 Prediction Lineups

Here is the predicted lineup for ESS vs KET Dream11 today match prediction. The lineups given here might defer from the ones which are released after the toss.

ESS Playing 11 (probable)
Sam Cook
Sir Alastair Cook
Varun Chopra
Tom Westley (C)
Ryan ten Doeschate
Simon Harmer
Matt Quinn
Aron Nijjar
Jamie Porter
Adam Wheater (WK)
Nick Browne

KET Playing 11 (probable)
Daniel Bell-Drummond (C)
Jordan Cox
Ollie Robinson (WK)
Jack Leaning/Ivan Thomas
Grant Stewart
Harry Podmore
Hamidullah Qadri
Tim Groenewald
Heino Kuhn
Matt Milnes
Darren Stevens

ESS vs KET Dream11 Match Prediction

Here, we will be providing a small league team for ESS vs KET Dream11 match and will discuss what should keep in mind while creating small or grand league teams. We will be going with some numbers which would be more than evident while creating fantasy teams.

WK: O. Robinson, A. Wheater
BAT: H. Kuhn, D. Bell Drummond, A. Cook
ALL: T. Westley, S. Harmer, S. Stewart
BWL: H. Podmore, H. Qadri, M. Quinn

Captain, Vice-captain

  • Alastair Cook: 23719 runs from 305 FC games.
  • Ollie Robinson: 1382 runs from 56 FC games.
  • Tom Westley: 10046 runs and 59 wickets from 180 FC games.

Grand League

Here are few names on whom one could bet on for captain/vice-captain choice. Sir Alastair Cook is a brilliant batsman, who can win games single-handedly. So, he is a perfect player to pick in Grand League.

Among others, Ollie Robinson will be another important player that will play a key role with bat and ball. He scored century past week in the warm-up game while playing for Essex. And he can be a preferred captain choice. Meanwhile, Tom Westley could also be considered as captain or vice-captain choice in Grand league teams.

ESS vs KET Who will win today match

No betting odds are provided for this game. However, the form Essex looks like the favourites to win the match.

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