Essex vs Surrey County Championship Match Prediction

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ESS

Surrey

SUR

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Chance of Winning

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Essex lock horns against the defending champions Surrey in match 34 of the County Championship Division One 2023 season on Thursday 04th May – 07th May starting at 3:30 PM IST.

Essex is coming off a draw against Kent in their last match. Essex dominated with the bat against Kent. They have a top team in this year’s county championship. Essex is a well-balanced side with a strong batting lineup. The only void is their bowling attack. Their bowlers failed to close out matches. Essex is positioned 4th on the points table with 40 points. They won one match and drew two matches.

The defending champions Surrey are off to a great start to the season. Surrey is coming off a 9-wicket victory over Warwickshire. After a draw in the first game of the season, Surrey opened their account with a dominating win over Hampshire. They followed it up with yet another dominating victory over Warwickshire. Surrey is positioned 1st on the points table with 52 points They won two matches and one match resulted in a draw.

Facts

  • Surrey won three matches, lost one and drew two matches in their last five matches in the County Championship. Essex won two matches, lost two and drew one match in their last five matches in the County Championship.

  • Tom Westley is Essex’s leading run scorer. Westley has smashed 251 runs in 5 innings. Ollie Pope is Surrey’s leading run scorer in the season. Pope scored 272 runs in 5 innings.

Our Prediction

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Jayesh Bhattar

Cricket Betting Expert

Favorites to win:

Surrey
SUR
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Essex vs Surrey Chance of Winning

Surrey enters the contest as favourites against Essex. Surrey’s dominance with both bat & ball in the season has been phenomenal. Their top-order batsmen are in great form. Surrey’s batters will look to capitalise on the ineffective bowling attack of Essex. The home Essex’s top order has struggled to score runs. Their middle order bailed them out in the first two matches. The fast bowling attack has looked mediocre.

Our Prediction

Favourites to win – Surrey

Final Prediction of the Match – Surrey to win the match against Essex in the county championship division one matchup at County Ground, Chelmsford.

Top Bets for Essex vs Surrey

  • Essex to win – 2.22
  • Surrey to win – 1.62
  • Top Batter Bets for Ollie Pope  – 2.60 
  • Top Batter Bets for Rory Burns – 3.15 
  • Top Batter Bets for Alastair Cook – 3.30

Essex vs Surrey County Championship Match Prediction and Betting Tips 2023

Surrey has displayed dominance in all three matches they played, while Essex is a well-balanced team. Both teams are yet to lose a match in the 2023 County Championship. The real test for Essex will be against the aggressive batting lineup and lethal bowling attack of Surrey.

Based on the analysis and team combinations of both Essex and Surrey here are some of the betting tips that can help you win. We Predict the 1st innings score if Surrey bats first is 270-320 runs. If Essex bats first in the 1st innings then we predict Essex’s score over 170 runs and under 220 runs.

Essex vs Surrey County Championship Match Live Streaming

Unfortunately, the match between Essex and Surrey of the ongoing County Championship 2023 Division One will not be streamed by any channel in India. The fans can however check the YouTube pages of both these teams for any live streaming available. Apart from this, they can check the social media pages of Essex and Surrey as well as the County Championship for small videos of interesting moments of the match.

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Essex vs Surrey Match Toss Prediction

The team winning the toss is expected to bowl first at the County Ground in Chelmsford. The trend at this ground has been the team winning the toss often wins matches. We back Surrey to win the toss against Essex in match 34.

Essex vs Surrey Weather & Pitch Report

The weather at The County Ground, Chelmsford is expected to be around 17°C on day one & with clear clouds as per the weather forecast. The temperature is likely to be around 17°C with a 73% chance of rain and thunderstorms on the 2nd day. On day 3 and day 4, the average temperature will be hovering around 16°C – 17°C with chances of rain showers.

The pitch conditions at County Ground, Chelmsford is a bowler-friendly track. The surface at this venue often favours fast bowlers with a high amount of wind blowing across the ground. In the last three matches played at this venue, the team batting 1st won two matches.

  • Average 1st innings score – 169 runs
  • Average 2nd innings score – 163 runs
  • Average 3rd inning score – 212 runs 
  • Average 4th innings score – 112 runs.

Surrey News and Player List

Surrey Squad – Rory Burns (c), Dominic Sibley, Ryan Patel, Ollie Pope, Jamie Smith, Ben Foakes (wk), Cameron Steel, Jordan Clark, Sean Abbott, Kemar Roach, Daniel Worrall, Tom Lawes, Ben Geddes, Gus Atkinson, Daniel Moriarty.

Surrey Predicted Playing 11

PLAYER NAMEROLE
Rory Burns Batsman
Dominic Sibley Batsman
Ryan PatelBatsman
Ollie PopeBatsman
Jamie Smith Wicketkeeper
Cameron SteelAll Rounder
Ben FoakesBatsman
Jordan Clark Bowler
Tom LawesBowler
Kemar Roach Bowler
Daniel WorrallBowler

Surrey News

Surrey is in dominating form and they are expected to go in with the winning combination against Essex. No changes are expected in the playing XI for Surrey.

Surrey Team Form

In their last five county championship division one encounter, Surrey won three matches, lost one match and drew one match.

Last five matches: W, W, D, L, W

Essex News and Player List

Essex Squad – Nick Browne, Sir Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (c), Paul Walter, Matthew Critchley, Michael-Kyle Pepper (wk), Doug Bracewell, Simon Harmer, Shane Snater, Ben Allison, Jamie Porter, Daniel Lawrence, Adam Rossington, Sam Cook, Feroze Khushi.

Essex Predicted Playing 11

PLAYER NAMEROLE
Nick BrowneBatsman
Sir Alastair Cook Batsman
Tom Westley ©Batsman
Paul WalterBatsman
Matthew CritchleyAll Rounder
Michael-Kyle PepperWicketkeeper
Doug BracewellAll Rounder
Simon HarmerAll Rounder
Shane SnaterBowler
Ben AllisonBowler
Jamie PotterBowler

Essex Team News

Essex’s bowling unit has struggled to pick up wickets in key moments. The team might bring in a bowling order to strengthen their lower-order batting against the strong bowling attack of Surrey.

Essex Team Form

In their last five county championship division one encounter, Essex won two matches, lost one match and two matches resulted in a draw.

Last five matches – D, D, W, W, L

Essex vs Surrey Head to Head

Essex and Surrey clashed in six county championship matches over the years. In their last five head-to-head matches, Essex dominated Surrey winning two of the five matches played, while Surrey won one match.

  • Matches Played: 5 Matches 
  • Surrey won: 1 Match
  • Essex won: 2 Matches 
  • Draw: 2 Matches

Essex vs Surrey Betting Odds

The betting odds are given based on the analysis and the team’s performance, form and standings in the competition. The odds favouring the home team Essex to win the match is 2.22, while the odds favouring away team Surrey to win the match is 1.62.

Essex vs Surrey Top Team Batters

We back Ollie Pope to be the top run scorer for Surrey against Essex. Pope is in great form in the season. He has smashed one half-century & one century in the season. Pope has scored 272 runs in 5 innings. Ollie Pope is the top batter to watch out for against Essex.

We back Tom Westley to be the top batter for Essex against Surrey in match 34 of the County Championship Division One match. Westley scored 148 runs in his last match. Westley has scored 251 runs in 5 innings at an average of 50.20.

Essex vs Surrey Top Team Bowlers

We back Jamie Potter to be Essex’s top bowler against Surrey in match 34 of the County Championship 2023 season. Potter has bagged one five-wicket haul in the season. He has bagged 13 wickets in 3 matches at an average of 19.15.

We back Daniel Worrall to be the top bowler for Surrey against Essex. Worrall is bowling exceptionally well and has aided his team’s wins. He has picked up 16 wickets in 3 matches at an average of 18.12.

Prediction Author

The views and predictions made are purely based on analysis, Pitch conditions and the team combinations of both Essex and Surrey.

Our Verdict

Favorites to win:

Surrey
SUR

Match 34 of the County Championship Division One 2023 season is expected to be a low-scoring affair. We predict the defending champions and table toppers Surrey to win the match and keep up their winning record.

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