With 3 wins in 4 matches, Yorkshire are currently sitting at the 2nd spot in the Group 3 standings with 73 points. In a nail-biting finish in their previous game, they managed to pull off a one-run victory over Northamptonshire to register their 3rd win in this championship.
Meanwhile, Kent are coming into this match on the back of a humiliating defeat inside 2 days against Glamorgan by 10 wickets. With 3 losses in 4 matches, Kent are at the bottom of the standings with 24 points. The last time when these two teams played Yorkshire had won the match by 200 runs.
Yorkshire vs Kent, Group 3
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Date & Time: May 6th – May 9th at 3:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM local time
Live Streaming: Yorkshire Cricket YouTube channel
The surface here at the Headingley is one of the good sporting wickets in England with equal help for both batters and bowlers. The teams batting second have a good track record of winning matches here and hence bowling first will be a good choice.
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Probable Playing XIs for YOR vs KET:
Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Harry Brook, Jonathan Tattersall (wk), Dominic Bess, Steven Patterson (c), Jordan Thompson, Mathew Pillans, Duanne Olivier
Daniel Bell-Drummond (c), Jordan Cox, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Jack Leaning, Ollie Robinson (wk), Marcus O’ Riordan, Darren Stevens, Fred Klaassen, Miguel Cummins, Matthew Quinn
Top Picks for YOR vs KET Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Yorkshire
Opener Adam Lyth is in fine nick with the bat, scoring 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries so far. Overall in this competition, he has scored 515 runs in 8 innings at an average of 73.57.
Skipper Steven Patterson is the leading wicket-taker for Yorkshire so far in this championship, picking up 16 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 18.31.
Top Picks – Kent
45-year-old Darren Stevens is showing he has got plenty of cricket still left in him. So far in this championship, he has scalped 13 wickets with the best figures of 5 for 53 and scored 221 runs with the bat.
Stand-in skipper Daniel Bell-Drummond has scored 212 runs in 8 innings so far in this championship with the highest score of 114.
YOR vs KET Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics ( last 4 matches)||Dream11 Points ( only one match info)|
|Adam Lyth||515 runs||267|
|Steven Patterson||16 wicket and 69 runs||112|
|Darren Stevens||221 runs and 13 wickets||216|
|Daniel Bell-Drummond||212 runs||48|
|Dom Bess||8 wickets and 198 runs||46|
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for YOR vs KET Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jordan Cox, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth (c), Joe Root, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley, Darren Stevens (vc), Dominic Bess, Miguel Cummins, Duanne Olivier, Jordan Thompson
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for YOR vs KET Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Ollie Robinson, Joe Denly (vc), Adam Lyth, Joe Root (c), Zak Crawley, Steven Patterson, Darren Stevens, Harry Brook, Duanne Olivier, Mathew Pillans, Matthew Quinn
YOR vs KET Risky Captaincy Choices:
Dom Bess, with his off-breaks, bowls consistently at right channels and he is a good lower-order batter as well. He has scored 198 runs and picked 8 wickets so far in this championship and he is worth taking a risk to make him your Dream11 fantasy team skipper.
Zak Crawley hasn’t delivered till now in this championship. He has scored 168 runs in 8 innings at an average of 24. But he is a player of supreme quality and can be a risky captaincy choice for your fantasy teams.
Player you should avoid:
Jonathan Tattersall has scored 100 runs in 7 matches so far in this championship, by going his current form you can avoid him while making your Dream11 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.
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