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Middlesex vs Kent, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021, Today Match Prediction

16 July 2021 | 22:45 | Lord's, London, England
80/10 in 16.3 4.85
157/8 in 20.0 7.85

Toss Winner - Kent won the toss and chose to bat first

winner Kent beat Middlesex by 77 runs

Bottom-ranked Middlesex face uphill battle against in-form Kent.

  • Kent registered a comprehensive win over Surrey in a game played at The Oval.
  • Middlesex suffered close defeat at the hands of Gloucestershire
  • Daniel Bell-Drummond, Oliver Robinson and Adam Milne delivered excellent performances for Kent.

Expect Kent to register a thumping win over Middlesex.

  • Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Lord's, London, England
  • Toss: To Bowl

VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Nottinghamshire 12 8 1 3 0 19 1.445
Yorkshire 12 7 4 0 1 15 0.381
Worcestershire 12 6 4 1 0 14 -0.569
Lancashire 12 5 5 1 1 12 0.162
Durham 12 5 6 0 1 11 0.172
Warwickshire 12 5 6 0 1 11 -0.143
Derbyshire 12 4 7 1 0 9 -0.375
Northamptonshire 12 4 7 0 0 9 -0.887
Leicestershire 12 4 8 0 0 8 -0.029
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
19 1.445 12 8 1 3 0
15 0.381 12 7 4 0 1
14 -0.569 12 6 4 1 0
12 0.162 12 5 5 1 1
11 0.172 12 5 6 0 1
11 -0.143 12 5 6 0 1
9 -0.375 12 4 7 1 0
9 -0.887 12 4 7 0 0
8 -0.029 12 4 8 0 0
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mdx vs kent Match Prediction & Analysis

Host Middlesex would be looking to play for pride in the South Group of T20 Blast competition when they take on Kent at Lords.

Captain Steven Finn will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in final round-robin match against Middlesex. The side will be looking to field their strongest XI for this game.

On the other hand, Kent will be hoping to continue their winning momentum in the competition. Captain Daniel Bell-Drummond will be pleased with his side’s clinical performance in the previous game against Surrey.

Teams Preview

Middlesex Preview

The county side failed to deliver as a unit in this year’s competition. With three wins to their name, the side is lying at the bottom of the league table in South Group.

In the batting department, the onus will be on likes of opener Stephen Eskinazi, wicket-keeper Joe Cracknell, Daryl Mitchell and Max Holden to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous match, Max Holden was the standout performer with the bat for Middlesex and notched up his maiden half-century of the competition. Besides Joe Cracknell, Daryl Mitchell and Blake Cullen produced crucial scores of 26, 23 and 20 runs respectively.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Steven Finn, Blake Cullen and Mujeeb Ur Rahman to provide crucial breakthroughs.

Playing his fourth game for Middlesex Spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman was the pick of the bowlers in the previous game and claimed 2 for 23 in his four overs. Besides Mujeeb, Daryl Mitchell and Luke Hollman bowled well and claimed two wickets apiece

Middlesex Predicted Playing XI:

Steven Finn (captain), Stephen Eskinazi, Sam Robson, Joe Cracknell (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Max Holden, Josh De Caires, Luke Hollman, Nathan Sowter, Blake Cullen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman,

Middlesex Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
M Holden 50 34 5 1 147.06
J Cracknell 26 25 2 0 104
D Mitchell 23 16 1 1 143.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Ur Rahman 4.0 0 23 2 5.75
D Mitchell 2.0 0 24 2 12
L Hollman 2.0 0 10 2 5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Ur Rahman 4.0 0 23 2 5.75
D Mitchell 2.0 0 24 2 12
L Hollman 2.0 0 10 2 5

Middlesex Actual Playing XI:

Varun Chopra, Max Holden, Tom Helm, Joe Cracknell, Sam Robson, Blake Cullen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Daryl Mitchell, John Simpson, Nathan Sowter, ST Finn

Kent Preview

With 17 points to their name after twelve matches played in the competition, Kent will be looking to continue their excellent form in the competition.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on in-form opener Zak Crawley, Bell-Drummond, the middle-order duo of Jack Leaning and Jordan Cox to do the bulk of the scoring.

With four half-centuries to his name, skipper Daniel Bell-Drummond has topped the batting charts for Kent this season. Besides Bell-Drummond, the likes of Joe Denly, Jack Leaning and Jordan Cox have made excellent contributions for Kent so far this season.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Matt Milnes, Adam Milnes to and Fred Klaasen to create breakthroughs with the new-ball

Kent Predicted Playing XI:

Zak Crawley, Daniel Bell-Drummond (captain), Joe Denly, Jack Leaning, Alex Blake, Jordan Cox (wk), Darren Stevens, Qais Ahmad, Adam Milne, Matt Milnes, Fred Klaassen

Kent Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
D Bell-Drummond 53 37 5 0 143.24
O Robinson 45 30 7 0 150
J Denly 31 26 3 1 119.23
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Milne 4.0 0 13 2 3.25
D Stevens 2.0 0 19 2 9.5
F Klaassen 3.0 0 22 1 7.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Milne 4.0 0 13 2 3.25
D Stevens 2.0 0 19 2 9.5
F Klaassen 3.0 0 22 1 7.33

Kent Actual Playing XI:

Zak Crawley, Dan Lincoln, George Munsey, Marcus O'Riordan, Calum MacLeod, Harry Finch, Heino Kuhn, Matthew Quinn, Safyaan Sharif, Elliot Hooper, Harry Podmore

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 14 0 mm. 2.65 k/h From: N 16%
03h 14 0 mm. 2.22 k/h 11%
06h 14 0 mm. 2.83 k/h From: N 5%
09h 19 0 mm. 3.78 k/h From: N 0%
12h 24 0 mm. 4.08 k/h From: NNE 0%
15h 25 0 mm. 4.08 k/h From: NNE 0%
18h 24 0 mm. 3.48 k/h From: NNE 0%
21h 21 0 mm. 1.62 k/h From: ENE 9%

Weather Conditions

Traditionally, the pitch at Lords will provide interesting contest between bat and ball.. The weather forecast for London is perfect with no sign of rain.

Venue Details

Lords Cricket Ground in London is going to host the South Group game between Middlesex and Kent.

In 30 matches played between the two teams, Middlesex has managed to register 15 victories, while Kent has come out on top on 13 occasions. One match has ended in a tie.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss, would be keen to bowl first and restricr the opposition to less than 150 runs.

MDX vs KENT Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Kent will be slight favorites to win their game against Middlesex. With likes of Adam Milne, Daniel Bell-Drummond and Matt Milne have shown excellent form with bat and ball for Kent so far this season

Expect Kent to register a thumping win over Middlesex.

Author: Shoaib Z.