SUR vs MID: Surrey will lock horns with Middlesex in their 7th game of the English County Championship 2021 at the Kennington Oval in London.
Surrey are placed 4th on the points table with a stand-alone win and three draws out of 6 games, claiming 68 points. On the other hand, Middlesex are placed 5th conceding 5 losses, leaving them with 44 points.
They played their previous game of the ongoing county championship at the iconic Lord’s stadium.
Put in to bat first, Surrey posted a mere 154 courtesy of Stoneman’s 44. Ireland’s Tim Murtagh was the pick of the bowlers for Middlesex bagging 4/28. In reply, Middlesex posted a huge score of 268, thanks to Sam Robson’s 95 and Robbie White’s 72. For Surrey, Reece Topley picked up four wickets for 56 runs.
In the second innings, Surrey could only pile up 130 as Roland-Jones dismissed four of their main batsmen. Following that came an 18 run target which Middlesex chased easily to gain 21 points, making this their sole win of the championship so far.
Match: Surrey vs Middlesex
Date & Time: 20th May 2021, 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
SUR vs MID Head-to-Head
In a total of 210 matches, Middlesex has won 57 games while Surrey has won 65 and the rest 88 resulting in a draw.
Teams batting first have a better track record at this venue. Thus captains will look to bat first upon winning the toss. The wicket is a good one to bat one, with the ball comes nicely onto the bat. One can expect a high scoring encounter when Surrey meets Middlesex.
We can expect some showers hovering over and interrupting play. A few overs might be lost due to the same.
SUR vs MID Predicted Playing XI
Rory Burns (c), Mark Stoneman, Hashim Amla, Jordan Clark, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes (wk), Will Jacks, Rikki Clarke, Jamie Overton, Kemar Roach, Jamie Smith
Sam Robson, Jack Davies, Nick Gubbins, Peter Handscomb (c), Robbie White, John Simpson (wk), Martin Andersson, James Harris, Toby Roland Jones, Ethan Bamber, Tim Murtagh
SUR vs MID Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Ben Foakes
Batsmen: Sam Robson (captain), Nick Gubbins, Ollie Pope, Rory Burns
All-rounders: Martin Andersson, Toby Roland Jones
Bowlers: Jamie Overton, Kemar Roach, Tim Murtagh (vice-captain), Ethan Bamber