Middlesex vs Essex Prediction & Tips

Middlesex vs Essex Match Prediction & Betting Tips – Vitality T20 Blast 2024

Middlesex will take on Essex in the South Group match of the T20 Blast. The match will be played at Lord’s, London and will start at 10:40 PM IST.

MID vs ESS, Lord’s, London Pitch Report

The pitch will be great for batting. Lord’s does offer a flat batting surface for T20 matches and if set, plenty of runs will be there for the taking for the batters. A score of 180 is about par here.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Middlesex vs Essex, Vitality T20 Blast 2024

Middlesex Team News & Playing 11

MID Team News

Middlesex have been very poor in the tournament so far. They are placed last in South Group after losing four out of five games. Their performance is going bad to worse with every passing game. The team was bowled out for a mere 78 against Somerset.

MID Team Batting

Steven Eskinazi, Ryan Higgins and Max Holder are a few players who have shown some form for Middlesex, scoring 114, 108 and 112 runs respectively.  All three have scored a fifty each in the tournament so the expectations rest on these players to help the team get back to winning ways.

MID Team Bowling

The bowling will rest on Tom Helm, Luke Hollman and Blake Cullen. The three have been the best performers with the ball, taking six, eight and five wickets respectively. The bowlers have done fine but the batters have let the team down.

MID Team Form

Middlesex have been very ordinary so far. The team has played five games, winning one and losing four.

Middlesex Predicted Playing 11

Stephen Eskinazi (c), Martin Andersson, Joe Cracknell, Max Holden, Ryan Higgins, Jack Davies (wk), Luke Hollman, Josh De Caires, Tom Helm, Blake Cullen, Noah Cornwell

Essex Team News & Playing 11

ESS Team News

Essex have not been at their best as well, however, they have managed to win two out of the four games. They started the tournament with defeats to Gloucestershire and Somerset before beating Middlesex and Glamorgan. Essex chased 204 against Middlesex in previous game. 

ESS Team Batting

Michael Pepper, Adam Rossington and Jordan Cox will be batters to watch out for. Pepper has been in great form and scored 101 in last game against Middlesex before scoring 31 in last game against Glamorgan. Rossington also played well for his 48 in previous game. Cox is a match winner with the bat.

ESS Team Bowling

Daniel Sams, Paul Walter have bowled brilliantly so far, taking seven wickets each for Essex.  Both took three wickets in last game against Glamorgan. Aaron Beard has taken four wickets in four games so he is also a good pick.

ESS Team Form

Essex have played four games, winning two and losing two. The team needs to find consistency as they have blown hot and cold in all games.

Essex Predicted Playing 11

Adam Rossington (wk), Dean Elgar, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Jordan Cox, Paul Walter, Matthew Critchley, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Luke Benkenstein, Shane Snater, Aaron Beard

🏆 Middlesex vs Essex Prediction

Essex are a better team and should win against Middlesex, who have lost four of the five games. Middlesex are struggling because of the form of their batters. Essex on the other hand have batters who have shown good form throughout the season. Essex also have a better bowling attack so Essex are favourites.

Essex to beat Middlesex

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