Durham (DUR) & Essex (ESS) will play against each other in 59th game of Royal London One Day Cup. The match will take place at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on 8th August. According to Indian Standard Time, the match will begin at 3.30 PM.
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Preview
Durham and Essex have dominated the Group A. They both are currently placed at the top 2 positions. The winner of this match will go to the top of the table and can move one step closer of qualification. In Durham’s previous fixture, they gave a brilliant performance with the bowl. Their bowling unit kept pegging away with wickets and never gave easy runs as they bowled out the opposition for 240 runs.
Essex had a roller-coaster ride in the last game to win a thrilling last ball finish. Their top order succeeded magically but their middle order had to struggle a lot. Their bowling line up too did a great job.
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Weather Forecast
Manchester weather looks dark and cloudy with just 70% chances of rain as per the forecasters. We expect rain to make an appearance in this game.
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Pitch Forecast
Manchester has a good balance between the bat and ball with bowlers enjoying some purchase of the surface. We expect the average scores in this match to be around 250-270 runs.
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Probable Playing XI
Durham: Graham Clark, Alex Lees, Scott Borthwick (c), David Bedingham, Cameron Bancroft (wk), Sean Dickson, Liam Trevaskis, Luke Doneathy, Matt Salisbury, Paul van Meekeren, Chris Rushworth
Essex: William Buttleman, Sir Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (c), Michael-Kyle Pepper, Josh Rymell, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Shane Snater, Ben Allison
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: Alex Lees, David Bedingham, Tom Westley (c), Scott Borthwick, Josh Rymell, Sean Dickson, Adam Wheater (wk), Luke Doneathy, Matt Salisbury, Shane Snater, Simon harmer
DUR vs ESS: Royal London One-Day Cup: Match Prediction
Durham dominated the last game and outclassed the opposition in all facets of the game to win comfortably by 87 runs. They have a strong batting and bowling line-up to complement each other. Essex came back from a tough situation to win the match by 2 wickets with their bowlers standing up with the bat. These are the kind of the wins that will boost the team`s morale and we expect a cracking contest between two of the best teams. Durham is expected to win this fixture because of their all round performance.