We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Surrey: Rory Burns (c), Dominic Sibley, Ryan Patel/Ollie Pope, Jamie Smith, Ben Foakes (wk), Will Jacks, Jordan Clark, Sean Abbott, Gus Atkinson, Kemar Roach, Daniel Worrall
Kent: Ben Compton, Zak Crawley, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Jack Leaning, Sam Billings (c), Jordan Cox (wk), Joey Evison, Grant Stewart, Hamidullah Qadri, Wes Agar, Michael Hogan
(Based on the last three games at the Oval)
1st innings avg. score: 214/10
2nd innings avg. score: 328/10
3rd innings avg. score: 235/10
4th innings avg. score: 375/0
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 100%
Seamers took 89% of the wickets. Meanwhile, one hundred and 10 half-centuries were registered.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Ben Compton has scored the most runs (431 at 54) for Essex in this edition. Interestingly, 294 runs including the highest score of 114* have come batting second.
Daniel Worrall is the leading wicket-taker (21) for Surrey this season – of which 11 have come at the Oval.
Meanwhile, Zak Crawley has accumulated 350 runs at 39 including a hundred and two fifties. Furthermore, he has generated bonus points for 49 boundaries.
After four games into the season, Sean Abbott has generated an average of 134 points per game for collecting 186 runs and scalping 14 wickets.
When these teams met last year, Daniel Bell-Drummond (102 and 107*) and Jack Leaning (75 and 43) were the power players for Kent.
Jordan Clark (111 runs and six wickets) and Ben Foakes (167 runs and 10 catches) featured in the Best11 in four of the last five games.
Sam Billings has managed only 92 runs in his last eight innings.