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

Wayne Madsen and Matt Critchley (Derbyshire)
Wayne Madsen and Matt Critchley (Derbyshire)
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The sixth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Essex and Derbyshire, Group 1 will be played at County Ground, Chelmsford from May 13th, 2021.

Live Scores and Stats - Essex vs Derbyshire, Group 1


Essex are placed at the 5th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 1 win, 2 losses and 2 draws from their 5 matches of the league. The team is with 52 points.

T Westley is the top run-scorer for Essex with 387 runs at a strike rate of 45. He has struck 56 fours. DW Lawrence has also made 329 runs at a strike rate of 52.

SR Harmer has been the best bowler for Essex and has picked up 22 wickets while bowling at an average of 27 and an economy rate of 2.17.

Derbyshire are placed at the bottom spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with loss from one and draws from 3 of their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 40 points.

MJJ Critchley is the top run-scorer for Derbyshire with 483 runs at a strike rate of 62. He has struck 61 fours. HR Hosein has also made 317 runs at a strike rate of 51.

FJ Hudson-Prentice has been the best bowler for Derbyshire and has picked up 15 wickets while bowling at an average of 19 and an economy rate of 2.89.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Essex - Sir Alastair Cook, Nick Browne, Tom Westley (c), Daniel Lawrence, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Matthew Quinn, Shane Snater, Feroze Khushi

Derbyshire - Billy Godleman (c), Luis Reece, Anuj Dal, Leus du Plooy, Wayne Madsen, Matthew Critchley, Harvey Hosein (wk), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Michael Cohen, Ben Aitchison, Samuel Conners, George Scrimshaw, Brooke Guest

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), Matthew Critchley (Derbyshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex), FJ Hudson-Prentice (Derbyshire)

Most Sixes – Daniel Lawrence (Essex), Matthew Critchley (Derbyshire)

Player of the Match –  Simon Harmer

Team Scores Batting first – Essex 370+, Derbyshire 325+

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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