GLA vs GLO Dream11 Team Prediction: Glamorgan and Gloucestershire lock horns in the Match 5 of the English T20 Blast 2021. The Gloucestershire team secured 7 wins in 10 matches and played the semi final, while Glamorgan stood last in the points table with 4 wins.
Fixture name: Match 5
Competition: English T20 Blast 2021
Date: Thursday, June 10 , 2021
Time: 10:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
GLA in Last 3 Matches (recent last): L W W
GLO in Last 3 Matches (recent last): W W L
Standings (2020 league stage): GLA 6, GLO 1
Ground: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Glamorgan 188/4 won by 17 runs against Gloucestershire 171/6 in T20 Blast 2020.
Pitch Report: The average total score in Cardiff is 154 with the pitch expected to assist the batsmen. Generally, the team who wins the toss chooses to bat and have emerged victorious in 60% of the time.
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GLA Team news
Injury update, unavailability: Andrew Balbirnie not available for selection
Expected team changes: They will be playing their first league match of the 2021 season.
14 men Squad: Cooke (wk)(c), Carlson, Douthwaite, Ingram, Labuschagne, Lloyd, Neser, Salter, Selman, Sisodiya, Smith, Taylor, van der Gugten & Weighell.
GLA Playing 11 (likely)
1. Colin Ingram
2. Callum Taylor
3. Nick Selman
4. Marnus Labuschagne
5. David Lloyd
6. Chris Cooke (c & wk)
7. Michael Neser
8. Andrew Salter
9. Timm van der Gugten
10. Ruaidhri Smith
11. Prem Sisodiya
GLO Team news
14 men Squad: Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, Glenn hilips (WK), Jack Taylor (C), George Scott, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, Matt Taylor, George Hankins, Benny Howell, Josh Shaw
Injury update, unavailability: Dan Worrall rested due to his hectic schedule.
Expected team changes: The team will play their first league match of this season.
GLO Playing 11 (likely)
1. Glenn Phillips (WK)
2. Graeme van Buurem
3. Ian Cockbain
4. Chris Dent
5. Jack Taylor (C)
6. Ryan Higgins
7. Benny Howell
8. David Payne
9. Josh Shaw
10. Tom Smith
11. Matt Taylor
C Cooke- One of the best batsmen of the team in the 2020 season is also a captain of the Glamorgan team and can be reliable pick due to his fine track record.
C Cooke in T20 Blast 2020- 221 Runs, AVG. 31.57
R Higgins – The all-rounder who was terrific in the last season for Gloucestershire has good experience in the T20 circuit as well.
R Higgins in T20 Blast 2020- 200 Runs, AVG. 28.57 and 16 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 17.90
T Gugten – The top wicket-taker for the side for the past 2 seasons is coming into this season after a breakthrough performance for Netherlands last week.
T Gugten in T20 Blast 2020- 14 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 14.92
WK: G Phillips, C Cooke
BAT: C Ingram, M Labuschagne, C Dent
AR: D Lloyd, R Higgins, M Neser
BOWL: T Gugten, J Shaw, T Smith