Leicestershire (LEI) will take on Kent (KET) in the first quarter-final of the English Domestic One-Day Cup 2022 at Grace Road on Friday, August 26. The match will start at 3:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Leicestershire have been one of the most dominating teams in Group A, winning six of their eight matches so far. With 12 points from eight games, Leicestershire secured their place in the quarter-final after finishing second in the Group A standings.
On the other hand, Kent have been inconsistent in the ongoing edition of the English Domestic One-Day Cup. Having registered four wins and suffered three defeats, Kent finished third in the Group B standings with nine points from eight matches.
LEI vs KET Dream11 prediction for English Domestic One-Day Cup 2022
Leicestershire will head into their quarter-final clash high on confidence, having won four of their last five matches in the ongoing tournament. Meanwhile, Kent are also unbeaten in their last three matches in the English Domestic One-Day Cup 2022.
Interestingly, Kent have dominated Leicestershire in English Domestic One-Day Cup, securing four victories in their last five meetings.
Going by their head-to-head record in the recent past as well as the form of both teams, Kent will have an edge over Leicestershire going into Friday’s quarter-final clash.
LEI vs KET Dream11 team tips for English Domestic One-Day Cup 2022
Top Tip: Best batter
Kent’s Ben Compton will be the batter to watch out for in the first quarter-final of the English Domestic One-Day Cup 2022. The 28-year-old opener has scored 322 runs in seven matches at an average of 46, including four fifties. Available for 9 credits, Compton has already amassed 407 fantasy points and will be a worthy pick for this knockout fixture.
Top Tip: Best bowler
As far as the bowlers are concerned, Leicestershire’s Beuran Hendricks will be a quality fantasy pick at 9 credits. The left-arm pacer has scalped 15 wickets in seven matches at an impressive economy of 4.77. Hendricks will look to add to his fantasy tally of 574 points against Kent on Friday.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Among the all-rounders, picking Leicestershire all-rounder Wiaan Mulder in any fantasy team is a no-brainer. Mulder has been one of the standout players in the ongoing One-Day tournament, amassing 452 runs and bagging 13 wickets in eight matches so far. Having accrued a staggering 995 fantasy points, Mulder is a must-have fantasy pick for this crucial encounter at 10 credits.
For the wicket-keeper spot, Kent’s Ollie Robinson will be the overwhelming choice over Leicestershire’s Harry Swindells. Besides fulfilling his wicket-keeping responsibilities, Ollie Robinson has scored 369 runs in seven matches at an average of 61.50 and a strike rate of 135.66 in the tournament. At 9 credits, the Kent gloveman could be a valuable addition to any fantasy team.
LEI vs KET playing XI (probable)
Leicestershire playing XI (probable): Nick Welch, Scott Steel, Rishi Patel, Louis Kimber, Lewis Hill (captain), Wiaan Mulder, Harry Swindells (wicket-keeper), Aaron Lilley, Ed Barnes, Beuran Hendricks, Chris Wright
Kent playing XI (probable): Ben Compton, Joey Evison, Ollie Robinson (wicket-keeper), Joe Denly (captain), Alex Blake, Darren Stevens, Harry Finch, Grant Stewart, Harry Podmore, Hamidullah Qadri, Nathan Gilchrist
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