In the 2nd quarter-final of Vitality T20 2019, Nottinghamshire will play Middlesex at Nottingham. With 3 wins in its last 5 matches, Nottinghamshire ended up at the second place in the north group. With only 2 wins in their last 5 matches, Middlesex ended up in third place in the south group. However, both teams will be high on confidence since they are coming off a win from the group stage. The momentum seems to be on the side of Middlesex with the big victory in the last match of the group stage. However, Nottinghamshire has been performing consistently throughout the tournament. Here is the Nottinghamshire vs Middlesex Dream 11 Predictions.
The North group runners up, Nottinghamshire will take on Middlesex at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, on September 5. The match is scheduled at 6 PM GMT.
The champion from 2017, Nottinghamshire has been performing well with its captain, Daniel Christian leading from the front. Christian has gathered 168 runs and 7 wickets in this series and is expected to play a crucial role in the quarter-finals too. Alex hales had a good tournament so far with the bat, scoring 283 runs. Meanwhile, Harry Gurney is top wicket-takers from Nottinghamshire with 18 wickets.
Middlesex will depend on his star batsmen, Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and AB de Villiers. ABD has been in sublime form throughout this tournament. He has 337 runs under his belt with an impressive strike rate of 185.16. meanwhile, the captain of the team, Dawid Malan has been the highest scorer from Middlesex with 483 runs. Morgan coming off impressive innings ( 83 runs from 29 balls) from the group stage is good news for Middlesex. If the top order of Middlesex fires then the match will slip away from Nottinghamshire’s hands pretty easily.
Injury and Availability News:
There are no injury updates from both the news.
Weather and Pitch Report:
It’s a great day to have the quarter-finals in Trent Bridge today as it’ll be sunny throughout the day with no forecast of rain. With that fans can expect an uninterrupted game tonight.
This will be the first time Nottinghamshire will play Middlesex in T20.
Predicted Playing XI:
Joe Clarke, Alex Hales, Ben Duckett, Tom Moores, Jake Libby, Samit Patel, Daniel Christian, Luke Fletcher, Matthew Carter, Harry Gurney and Imad Wasim
Dawid Malan, Paul Stirling, AB de Villiers, Eoin Morgan, Mohd Hafeez, George Scott, John Simpson, Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Helm, Nathan Sowter and Steven Finn
Nottinghamshire vs Middlesex Dream 11 Predictions:
Batters: Alex Hales, Ben Duckett, Dawid Malan, S Eskinazi
All-rounders: Samit Patel, Daniel Christian
Bowlers: Harry Gurney, Steven Finn, L wood
Wicketkeeper: T Moores, J Simpson
Captain & Vice-captain: Dawid Malan, Alex Hales