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SOM vs ESS Dream11 Team Prediction English T20 Blast Player Stats, Pitch Report 9 June


SOM vs ESS Dream11 Team Prediction: Somerset and Essex lock horns in the Match 3 of the English T20 Blast 2021. The Worcestershire team had 4 wins in 10 matches last season, while Essex could win only 2 out of 10 matches.

SOM vs ESS Dream11 Team Prediction

Fixture name: Match 3

Competition: English T20 Blast 2021

Date: Wednesday June 9 , 2021

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Team Form Guide:

SOM in Last 3 Matches (recent last): L W W

ESS in Last 3 Matches (recent last): L L W

Standings (2020 league stage): SOM 4, ESS 5

Ground: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Somerset 146/3 won by 7 wickets against Northampton 140/9 in T20 Blast 2020.

Pitch Report: The average total score in Taunton is 150, with the pitch favourable for pace bowlers. The team batting first has the record of winning 60% of the time.

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SOM vs ESS Dream 11 Prediction

SOM Team news

  • The Somerset team won 4 out of the 10 matches in T20 Blast 2020.
  • In this season, they would look to qualify for the next stage by improving their performance.
  • In the batting department, the team has Tom Abell and Tom Banton who have been impressive in T20 Blast.
  • The overseas players like Josh Davey and Marchant De Lange will be crucial to the team.
  • The experienced players like Lewis Gregory and Van Der Merwe have the capability to contribute in both departments.

Injury update, unavailability: None

Expected team changes: They will play their first match of the 2021 season. The players like Jack Leach and Craig Overton are out due to national duty.

14 men Squad: Lewis Gregory, Tom Abell, Kasey Aldridge, Tom Banton, Jack Brooks, Eddie Byrom, Josh Davey, Marchant de Lange, Ben Green, James Hildreth, Tom Lammonby, Will Smeed, Roelof van der Merwe and Max Waller.

SOM Playing 11 (likely)

1. Tom Banton (WK)
2. Steve Davies
3. James Hildreth
4. Tom Abell (C)
5. Lewis Gregory
6. Roelof van der Merwe
7. Ben Green
8. Tom Lammonby
9. Josh Davey
10. Marchant de Lange
11. Max Waller

ESS Team news

  • Essex had a disastrous last season, they just won a couple of games.
  • Essex have just won four times against Somerset. Dan Lawrence will miss out on the first few games, as he is on the tour with the England team.
  • Jimmy Neesham has joined the squad for Essex and will be one of the overseas players taking on the field for them.
  • In the batting department, Tom Westley and Ryan Ten Doeschate are in a terrific form.
  • The experienced players like Peter Siddle and Alaistair Cook would be helpful in crucial situations.

14 men Squad: Simon Harmer (C), Aaron Beard, Varun Chopra, Sam Cook, Jimmy Neesham, Aron Nijjar, Michael Pepper, Jack Plom, Jamie Porter, Shane Snater, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Adam Wheater (WK)

Injury update, unavailability: None

Expected team changes: The team will feature for the first time in the 2021 season.

ESS Playing 11 (likely)

1. Adam Wheater (WK)
2. Tom Westley (C)
3. Alastair Cook
4. Varun Chopra
5. Jimmy Neesham
6. Ryan ten Doeschate
7. Simon Harmer
8. Paul Walter
9. Peter Siddle
10. Jamie Porter
11. Aron Nijjar

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Captain options

T Abell- The player who scored the most runs for the team in the T20 Blast 2020 season is also one of the top run-scorers in the County Championship 2021.
T Abell in T20 Blast 2020- 227 Runs, AVG. 32.42

R Doeschate – The experienced batting all-rounder has been terrific for the Essex team for the past couple of years across all the formats.
R Doeschate in T20 Blast 2019- 255 Runs, AVG. 51

Differential pick

L Gregory – The premier all-rounder has been impressive performer in the franchise T20 leagues and can be a differential pick.
L Gregory in T20 Blast 2020-  9 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 19.55 and 118 Runs, AVG. 23.60

SOM vs ESS Dream11 prediction

WK: T Banton
BAT: J Hildreth, T Abell, T Westley
AR:  J Neesham, R Doeschate, L Gregory, R Merwe
BOWL:  J Porter, P Siddle, J Davey

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