We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Middlesex: Stephen Eskinazi (c), Pieter Malan, Joe Cracknell, John Simpson (wk), Jack Davies, Luke Hollman, Toby Roland-Jones, Martin Andersson, Tim Murtagh, Tom Helm, Thilan Walallawita
Surrey: Will Jacks (c), Laurie Evans, Cameron Steel, Jamie Overton, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope (wk), Tom Curran, Gus Atkinson, Daniel Worrall, Ryan Patel, Daniel Moriarty
(Based on the last three games at Lord’s)
1st innings avg. score: 154/7
2nd innings avg. score: 155/6
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Seamers took 72% of the wickets, with 16 wickets falling between overs 15 and 20. Meanwhile, only two fifties were registered – both belonged to the middle-order batters.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Tom Curran has bagged 11 wickets against Middlesex – of which nine have come bowling first.
Will Jacks was the leading run-getter (449 at 32) and six-hitter (19) for Surrey in 2022.
By collecting 236 runs, picking 11 wickets, and grabbing five catches, Sam Curran generated an average of 60 points per game in the previous season.
Similarly, Chris Green produced an average of 44 points per match by accumulating 177 runs, to go with 14 wickets and 11 catches.
Joe Cracknell (314 at 24) and Martin Andersson (17) were the leading run-scorers and wicket-takers respectively for Middlesex in the last edition.
When these sides last met, Luke Hollman (31 runs, 1 wicket, and a catch) was the power player for Middlesex.
Laurie Evans (126 runs) and Ollie Pope (117 runs and two catches) featured in the Best11 in four of their last five T20s.