Alex Lees is the leading run-scorer in this tournament.
On the last day of the league fixtures, Durham will go one-on-one against Hampshire in the Group 2 contest of the English One Day Cup 2021 on Thursday. Durham have already confirmed their quarter-final spot and would want to finish as the Group 2 winners. They have won their last 3 matches and will be buzzing with confidence.
On the other hand, Hampshire must win this match to finalize their spot in the quarter-finals. In order to do that, they must beat the in-form Durham side. They had won against Kent by 6 wickets in their previous match, which will slightly help to push themselves in this match. At present, they are occupying the 4th spot in the standings with 7 points.
Durham vs Hampshire, Group 2
Venue: Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
Date &Time: August 12th at 3:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
It’s an evenly poised surface. The seamers will play a huge role in this match. The middle overs are crucial for both sides. It’s a 260-270 kind of a track and whoever wins the toss should bat first.
Probable Playing XIs for DUR vs HAM:
Graham Clark, Alex Lees, Scott Borthwick (c), David Bedingham, Cameron Bancroft (wk), Sean Dickson, Ned Eckersley, Liam Trevaskis, Luke Doneathy, Paul van Meekeren, Matt Salisbury
Tom Alsop, Tom Prest, Nick Gubbins, Joe Weatherley, Ian Holland, James Fuller, Tom Scriven, Felix Organ, Scott Currie, Kyle Abbott (c), John Turner
Top Picks for DUR vs HAM Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Durham
Alex Lees has been one of the main performers for Durham in this tournament. He has mustered 468 runs in 6 matches at an average of 93.6, including 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries.
Graham Clark is an asset for Durham at the top of the order. He has scored 419 runs in 6 matches at an average of 69.83, with the highest score of 141.
Top Picks – Hampshire
Ian Holland was excellent in the last match against Kent, where he picked up 4 wickets and scored unbeaten 30 runs with the bat. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 59 runs and has also scalped 8 wickets at an economy of 4.34.
Nick Gubbins is the leading run-scorer for Hampshire in this tournament. He has scored 294 runs in 6 matches at an average of 58.8 and has also picked up 4 wickets with the ball.
DUR vs HAM Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DUR vs HAM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tom Alsop (vc), Alex Lees (c), Graham Clark, Nick Gubbins, David Bedingham, Ian Holland, Luke Doneathy, James Fuller, Kyle Abbott, Paul van Meekeren, John Turner
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DUR vs HAM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Cameron Bancroft, Tom Alsop, Alex Lees, Graham Clark (c), Nick Gubbins (vc), Joe Weatherley, Ian Holland, Scott Borthwick, Paul van Meekeren, Scott Currie, Liam Trevaskis
DUR vs HAM Risky Captaincy Choices:
Cameron Bancroft has scored 110 runs in 6 matches in this tournament. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Kyle Abbott has scalped 7 wickets in 6 matches in this competition. He will be a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Player you should avoid:
Tom Prest averages 16.33 with the bat in this tournament. Considering his average performances, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.