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SOM vs MID Dream11 Tips for County Championship Somerset vs Middlesex Today match prediction 29 April

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SOM vs MID Dream11 Prediction: The County Championship 2021 season will begin on 8 April. Last year, due to the pandemic, the competition was not organized. The trophy will be awarded to the team which finishes on top of Division 1 in the conference system that has been devised for this year. A total of 18 counties are participating with three different groups. The first half of the tournament will be organized behind closed doors.

In the 4th round of the County Championship, the Middlesex team will face off against the Somerset team. The Middlesex has won 1 out of 2 matches, while Somerset has 2 wins in 3 matches.

SOM vs MID Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture name: Group 2

Competition: County Championship 2021

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021Sunday, May 02, 2021

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Team Form Guide:
MID in Last 3 matches (recent last) W L L
SOM in Last 3 matches (recent last) W L W

Standings: MID 4, SOM 3

Ground: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

Last result at the venue: Gloucestershire 309 & 156/2 won by 8 wickets against Somerset 312 & 149 in the County Championship 2021.

Pitch Report: The curator expects pacers to get good help from the pitch due to the cold weather and batsmen can get support after Day 2.

Streaming: No Streaming

SOM vs MID Playing 11:

MID Team News

The team did not have a good season in the last championship season and would like to improve the performances. In the bowling attack, the team has the experience of Tim Murtagh and Toby Roland Jones who have been impressive in the domestic circuit. While Ethan Bamber has also been a good support to the team’s bowling attack. In the batting department, opener Robson is the leading run-scorer for the team and with the return of Peter Handscomb, the team is looking good in the middle-order as well.

Injury update, unavailability: None

Expected team changes: The team is expected to play with the same line-up.

MID Playing 11 (likely)

1. Sam Robson
2. Max Holden
3. Peter Handscomb (c)
4. Nick Gubbins
5. Robbie White
6. Martin Andersson
7. John Simpson (wk)
8. Luke Hollman
9. Toby Roland-Jones
10. Ethan Bamber
11. Tim Murtagh

SOM Team News

In the last county season in 2019, where they emerged as the runner-up. In this season, the team has 2 wins in 3 matches and is looking in good form. The team has a terrific bowling attack in the presence of Craig Overton, who is the second-highest leading wicket-taker, and Jack Leach who is coming into this tournament after a terrific series against India. In the batting department, the team has Tom Banton and Tom Abell at the top-order. While Lewis Gregory and Steven Davies are the talented players in the middle-order.

Injury update, unavailability: None

Expected team changes: The team is expected to play with the same line-up.

SOM Playing 11 (probable)

1. Tom Banton
2. Tom Lammonby
3. Tom Abell
4. James Hildreth
5. George Bartlett
6. Steven Davies
7. Craig Overton
8. Lewis Gregory
9. Josh Davey
10.Jack Leach
11. Marchant de Lange

Who will win today match

Somerset team will win this match due to the experience and track record of their players. The players like Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton have a good experience of playing competitive cricket all around the world, while Leach has been a regular member of the England team, which will give them a boost ahead of the SOM vs MID Dream 11 Today match prediction. The Middlesex team has a good bowling attack in the presence of Jones and Murtagh, but the batting department looks a little inexperienced as compared to Somerset.

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks

Captain options

T Abell- The player who has been the leading run-scorer for the team in the past 2 seasons will be a good pick for your team in the SOM vs MID Dream 11 Prediction.
First-class Career Record- 64484 Runs, Bat. AVG. 432.72
T Abell in 2021 season- 243 Runs, Bat. AVG. 48.60

S Robson- The opening batsman who has been quite consistent for the past few years will be one of the best picks for your fantasy team.
First-class Career Record – 10282 Runs, Bat. AVG. 37.80
S Robson in 2021 season – 317 Runs, Bat. AVG. 63.40

Differential pick

C Overton- One of the finest performers in red-ball cricket, Overton is the second-highest leading wicket-taker in the tournament and can be the differential pick for your team.
First-class Career Record- 339 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 23.39
C Overton in 2021 season – 17  Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 15.94

SOM vs MID Dream 11 prediction

WK: T Banton, S Davies
BAT: N Gubbins, S Robson, T Abell
AR: C Overton, L Gregory, T Jones
BOWL:  E Bamber, T Murtagh, M Lange

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Harshit Rathi @cricketharshit

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