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South Group, Royal London One-Day Cup

Essex vs Somerset Dream11 Prediction

After suffering the ignominy of a drubbing at the hands of Hampshire (by six wickets), Essex would be looking to turn their fortunes when they host Somerset in the South Group, Royal London One-Day 2018 fixture on Friday, May 25th. Nothing went right for the hosts after posting a mammoth 6-303 in fifty overs.  Gritty fifties from the quartet of Wheater (70), Westley (66), Bopara (55), and skipper ten Doeschate (57) went in vain, as a scintillating hundred from Rile Rossouw (111), and gritty contributions from Vince (66), and Adams (51) meant Hampshire strolled past the target with six wickets in hand.

Their opponent, too, is coming off a humbling at the hands of Sussex (by 75 runs), as they ran into a bludgeoning Luke Wright (105 off 87 balls). Groenwald (3-63), and Waller (3-52) had a great day with the ball, but even they could not stop Sussex from posting a mammoth 7-341 in 50 overs. James Hildreth (87), and Renshaw (55) battled for Somerset, but they could not save their side from a 75-run drubbing as Somerset folded for just 266. The encounter against Essex offers them a chance to redeem their fledgling campaign.

Where: Chelmsford

When: 06:30 PM IST/1:00 Local

Read further for ESS vs SOM Dream11 Team News and Essex vs Somerset Playing11.

 

ESS vs SOM Team News

Essex

  • Essex has not yet announced their squad for their home game against Somerset, we will update you, as and when it is available.
  • The management has named a 15 member squad that includes Matthew Coles and Michael Pepper  

Somerset

  • Somerset will be without Jack Leach (broken thumb), Josh Davey (Quad), and Tom Abell (finger injury)

 

 ESS vs SOM Playing 11 (Last Playing 11)

Essex

Wicketkeeper: Adam Wheater

Batsmen- Varun Chopra, Daniel Lawrence

All-rounder- Callum Taylor, Ryan ten Doeschate (c), Ravi Bopara, Ashar Zaidi

Bowlers- Shane Snater, Samuel Cook, Simon Harmer, Paul Walter/Matt Quinn/Matt Coles

 Somerset

Wicketkeeper- Davies

Batsmen- J Myburgh, T Banton, Matt Renshaw, J Hildreth,

All-rounder- R van der Merwe, P Trego, (Doubt: Green)

Bowlers- C Overton, T Groenewald, J Overton, Max Waller

 

ESS vs SOM Dream11 Squads

Essex-

Ryan ten Doeschate (c), Ravi Bopara, Matthew Coles, Varun Chopra, Sam Cook, James Foster, Simon Harmer, Dan Lawrence, M Pepper (wk), Shane Snater, Callum Taylor, Neil Wagner, Tom Westley, Adam Wheater, Ashar Zaidi

Somerset-

Tom Banton, Steve Davies, Ben Green, Tim Groenewald, James Hildreth, Johann Myburgh, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Matt Renshaw, Peter Trego, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren, Max Waller

 

ESS vs SOM Key Players

Essex

  • The quartet of Wheater (70), Westley (66), Bopara (55), and skipper ten Doeschate (57) led from the front in the batting department in Essex 6-wicket loss to Hampshire.
  • Apart from Ravi Bopara (3-49), neither of the Essex bowlers could leave an impact against Hampshire.

Somerset

  • James Hildreth (87), and Renshaw (55) battled for Somerset in their 75-run humbling at the hands of Sussex in the previous fixture.
  • Groenwald (3-63), and Waller (3-52) had a great day with the ball against Sussex.

 

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