KET vs MID: St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury will host a South Group T20 Blast fixture between Kent and Middlesex on Friday.
Cameos from batsmen and Fred Klaassen’s 4/32 helped Kent get the perfect start to their T20 Blast 2021 campaign. They defeated Hampshire in the season opener by 38 runs while defending a 177 run target.
On the other hand, Middlesex faced a tormenting defeat in their season opener to Surrey. Surrey posted a mammoth total of 223/7 on the back of Will Jacks’ 70. Paul Stirling smashed 58 off just 28 balls but couldn’t manage to get his team over the line as they ended up losing by 54 runs.
Match: Kent vs Middlesex
Date & Time: 11th June 2021, 11:30 PM IST
Venue: The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Canterbury
KET vs MID Head-to-Head
Middlesex have won on 15 occasions while Kent have won on 12.
The average score at this venue is 180. As the game progresses the pitch is bound to slow down. So, teams should bat first if they the toss.
It’s forecasted to be partly cloudy with the temperatures fluctuating between 17-23 degrees. Thus, expecting it to be hot and humid as the game progresses.
KET vs MID Predicted Playing XI
Oliver Robinson(WK), Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond(C), Alex Blake, Jack Leaning, Jordan Cox, Grant Stewart, Darren Stevens, Matt Milnes, James Logan, Fred Klaassen
John Simpson(WK), Paul Stirling, Stephen Eskinazi, Eoin Morgan(C), Max Holden, Luke Hollman, Nathan Sowter, Chris Green, Blake Cullen, Ethan Bamber, Steven Finn
KET vs MID Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Oliver Robinson, John Simpson
Batsmen: Paul Stirling, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Eoin Morgan (captain)
All-rounders: Joe Denly, Chris Green, Grant Stewart
Bowlers: Steven Finn (vice-captain), Fred Klaassen, Nathan Sowter