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Trent Rockets vs Northern Superchargers – Dream11 Team, Predictions, and Tips

This article will talk about the probable XIs for both teams and continue with the Dream11 predictions and the winning fantasy team for Match 7 of “The Hundred” between Trent Rockets and Northern Superchargers that is scheduled to take place on the 26th of July 2021.

Trent Rockets led by Lewis Gregory will play their 2nd game consecutive game of The Hundred at their home venue Trent Bridge, when they take on the Ben Stokes captained Northern Superchargers on Monday. The teams are coming from contrasting results in their respective last games.

The home side Trent Rockets won their last game quite comfortably against the Southern Brave with 18 balls to spare and by 9 wickets. Half-centuries from D’Arcy Shot and Dawid Malan took them past the finish line after their bowlers restricted the Brave to just 126 runs. Marchant De Lange picked a 5fer and ended with 5/20 from his 20 balls.

On the other hand, the Northern Superchargers lost a close high-scoring game against the Welsh Fire despite a stunning 31-ball 62 from Harry Brook by 5 runs. The likes of David Willey, Brydon Carse, Mujeeb were on the expensive side as they let the Fire’s to score 173 in 100 balls.

Match Details

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Pitch and Weather: The pitch of Trent Bridge has been a high-scoring venue for limited-overs cricket. In the last match as well over 340 runs were scored in 200 balls. This game is not expected to be any different and a similar outcome can be seen. The weather will be cloudy during the match and the temperature will be around 23°C during the match. 

Date & Time: July 26, 6.30 PM Local time, 11 PM IST 

Probable Playing XIs

The Superchargers are likely to play the same side in their 2nd game as well despite a loss. Faf Du Plessis is still not cleared to compete for the Superchargers. They would like a much-improved performance from their bowlers especially at the death and the top-order to fire.

Trent Rockets’ only concern would be Alex Hales’s first-ball duck, otherwise, they had a dominating win and will like to give the same set of players a go.

Trent Rockets

Alex Hales, D’Arcy Short, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Tom Moores (wk), Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney, Lewis Gregory (capt), Rashid Khan, Luke Wood, Marchant De Lange

Northern Superchargers

Adam Lyth, Chris Lynn, Ben Stokes (c), Harry Brook, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Brydon Carse, John Simpson (wk), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Matthew Potts.

Match Prediction

Trent Rockets will be the favorites to make 2 on 2 in their home ground against the Northern Superchargers who are coming on the back of a defeat.

Fantasy Tips 

Batsmen: Alex Hales and Dawid Malan can be picked as the batsman from the Trent Rockets. Hales got a golden duck in the last game but has been in tremendous form throughout the summer. Harry Brook from the Superchargers can be picked. He played a stunning knock in the last game.

Wicket-Keeper: Tom Kohler-Cadmore of Northern Superchargers can be picked as the lone wicket-keeper of the side. He is a pretty good batsman in the middle-order in this format.

All-Rounders: Ben Stokes is an obvious pick as the all-rounder in a dream team, while the veteran Samit Patel who is representing Trent Rockets can be picked. The next all-rounder slot can be given to D’Arcy Shot who scored a half-century last game and is handy with the ball as well.

Bowlers: The leggies Rashid Khan and Adil Rashid representing opposite sides can be picked in the team. They both are effective in this format and are highly successful. Marchant De Lange put on a great performance last game and can be picked. Brydon Carse can be expected to make a bigger impact in this game.

Captaincy Choices 

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Fantasy Team: Dawid Malan, Alex Hales (VC), Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Samit Patel, D’arcy Short, Rashid Khan, Adil Rashid, Marchant De Lange, Brydon Carse

Captain – Alex Hales

Alex Hales is one of the best batters in this format. He may have scored a duck in the last game but he is still the right candidate for the captaincy. 

ViceCaptain: Ben Stokes is one of the best all-rounders in the world and can do pretty much everything on the cricket field. He can be made the vice-captain.

Dream11 Team

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