The 3rd match of the day, English T20 Blast T20, Middlesex vs Essex. The tournament has started on 27th August 2020 and will last till 3rd October 2020. This is the Matchday 8 of the Vitality T20 Blast 2020. These were the only opponents who had faced each other in the first opening game of the English T20 Blast 2020 on 27th August 2020 and the match ended up with no result. Team Essex and Middlesex are representing the South Group of the English T20 Blast 2020. There are 4 more teams apart from team Essex and Middlesex, comprising the South Group of the tournament standings. Both the teams are in the bottom half of their respective division.
Team Essex is currently lying on the 4th position. Out of the total of 3 matches, there are no winning games as of now. One ended up been the losing one, the other one was a drawn, and the last game was with no result. This way, team ESS has collected 2 points to their account and their current Net run rate is -0.055.
MID vs ESS
- League- English T20 Blast 2020
- Playoff- Essex vs Middlesex
- Date- Thursday, 3rd September 2020
- Time- 10:45 PM According to the Indian Standard Time
- Venue- Lord’s, London
Middlesex (MID): John Simpson, Robbie White, Jack Davies, Eoin Morgan, Sam Robson, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi, Max Holden, Dan Lincoln, Joe Cracknell, Toby Roland Jones, Martin Andersson, Luke Hollman, Steven Finn, Tim Murtagh, James Harris, Miguel Cummins, Tom Helm
Essex (ESS): Adam Wheater, Michael Pepper, William Buttleman, Alastair Cook, Varun Chopra, Tom Westley, Nick Browne, Paul Walter, Feroze Khushi, Rishi Patel, Josh Rymell, Ryan ten Doeschate, Cameron Delport, Simon Harmer, Dan Lawrence, Ben Allison, Jamie Porter, Aron Nijjar
The opposing team Middlesex is holding the place just below to the team Essex. That means both these teams are lying adjacently to each other. Also, both the opponents are sharing the same stats, the same winning numbers, the same losing numbers, the tied and the matches with no results are also the same.
The only variation between the two is lying here in the current Net Run Rate. Team ESS’s NRR is -0.055 while it’s -0.235 of the MID. Team ESS in their recent playoff fought against the team Hampshire and it was a losing game for ESS by 5 wickets. It would gonna be really interesting to watch which one among them will be acquiring its first victory in the tournament, MID vs ESS.