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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Durham vs Essex, Group 1

Durham's Chris Rushworth
Durham's Chris Rushworth
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The eighth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Durham and Essex, Group 1 will be played at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street from May 27th, 2021.

LIVE - Durham and Essex, Group 1 



Durham are placed at the 3rd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 2 wins, one loss and 3 draws from their 6 matches of the league. The team is with 85 points.

DG Bedingham is the top run-scorer for Durham with 624 runs at a strike rate of 65. He has struck 72 fours and 4 sixes. AZ Lees has also made 421 runs at a strike rate of 39.

C Rushworth has been the best bowler for Durham and has picked up 32 wickets while bowling at an average of 14 and an economy rate of 2.35.

Essex are placed at the 2nd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 2 wins, 2 losses and 3 draws from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 88 points.

Tom Westley is the top run-scorer for Essex with 501 runs at a strike rate of 50. He has struck 72 fours. DW Lawrence has also made 495 runs at a strike rate of 60.

SR Harmer has been the best bowler for Essex and has picked up 34 wickets while bowling at an average of 24 and an economy rate of 2.31.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Durham - Alex Lees, Cameron Bancroft, Scott Borthwick (c), David Bedingham, Jack Burnham, Ned Eckersley, Stuart Poynter (wk), Brydon Carse, Ben Raine, Chris Rushworth, Paul Coughlin, Matt Salisbury, Liam Trevaskis

Essex - Tom Westley (c), Nick Browne, Sir Alastair Cook, Samuel Cook, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, James Porter, Peter Siddle, Shane Snater, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay


Who will win the toss? - Essex

Who will win? – Essex

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Sir Alastair Cook (Essex), DG Bedingham (Durham)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex), Chris Rushworth (Durham)

Most Sixes – T Westley (Essex), DG Bedingham (Durham)

Player of the Match –  Sir Alastair Cook

Team Scores Batting first – Essex 380+, Durham 300+

Match Handicap Essex

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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