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

Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
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The fifth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Nottinghamshire and Essex, Group 1 will be played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham from May 6th, 2021.

LIVE -  Nottinghamshire vs Essex, Group 1



Nottinghamshire are placed at the 4th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 1 win, 1 loss and 2 draws from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 51 points.

Haseeb Hameed is the top run-scorer for Nottinghamshire with 401 runs at a strike rate of 40. He has struck 42 fours. BT Slater has also made 370 runs at a strike rate of 41.

LJ Fletcher has been the best bowler for Nottinghamshire and has picked up 13 wickets while bowling at an average of 19 and an economy rate of 2.42.

Essex are placed at the 5th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 1 points table with 1 win, 1 loss and 2 draws from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 49 points.

T Westley is the top run-scorer for Essex with 385 runs at a strike rate of 46. He has struck 56 fours. DW Lawrence has also made 304 runs at a strike rate of 54.

SR Harmer has been the best bowler for Essex and has picked up 21 wickets while bowling at an average of 26 and an economy rate of 2.12.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Nottinghamshire - Haseeb Hameed, Ben Slater, Ben Duckett, Joe Clarke, Lyndon James, Steven Mullaney (c), Tom Moores (wk), Liam Patterson-White, Brett Hutton, Luke Fletcher, Jake Ball,  Ben Compton, Peter Trego, Dane Paterson 

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 

 

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), Haseeb Hameed (Nottinghamshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Simon Harmer (Essex), D Patterson (Nottinghamshire)

Most Sixes – Daniel Lawrence (Essex), LW James (Nottinghamshire)

Player of the Match –  Simon Harmer

Team Scores Batting first – Essex 470+, Nottinghamshire 425+

 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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