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| On Jul 2, 2021 7:30 PM IST

SOM vs MID Dream11 Prediction English T20 Blast Player Stats, Pitch Report 2 July


SOM vs MID Dream11 Prediction: Middlesex and Somerset meet in the Southern Derby of the English T20 Blast 2021. The Somerset team has 5 wins in 10 matches, and is positioned 3rd on the points table, while Middlesex has 3 wins in the same number of matches are at 8th position.

SOM vs MID Dream11 Prediction

Fixture name: South Group

Competition: English T20 Blast 2021

Date: Friday, July 2, 2021

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Team Form Guide:

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

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

Standings: SOM 3, MID 8

Ground: County Ground, Chelmsford

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Somerset 172/9 won by 7 runs (D/L method) against Hampshire 165/8  in T20 Blast 2021.

Pitch Report:

The Taunton ground boasts of a great surface for the batsmen with the average score of 173. The weather is expected to be fine and the spin bowlers would be in advantage position with the old ball.

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SOM vs MID Dream 11 Prediction

SOM Team news

  • Somerset won their game yesterday by 8 wickets while chasing 162.
  • Except Bartlett, all the other top batsman did their best and chased it comfortably. Conway scored 81 off 65, to do the main work.
  • They did not feel the absence of Tom Banton, and that’s a way to go for them, having missing out their key player.
  • Somerset are on the third position in the points table, and will most probably qualify ahead.
  • The other players who will be crucial are Lange and Gregory.

Injury update, unavailability: Tom Banton out due to national duty

Expected team changes: They won their last game convincingly and are expected to play with the same team.

Somerset Squad: Lewis Gregory, George Bartlett, Devon Conway, Josh Davey, Marchant de Lange, Lewis Goldsworthy, Ben Green, Tom Lammonby, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Will Smeed and Max Waller.

SOM Playing 11 (likely)

1. George Barlett
2. Devon Conway (wk)
3. Ben Green
4. Will Smeed
5. Lewis Goldsworthy
6. Tom Lammonby
7. Lewis Gregory (c)
8. Craig Overton
9. Marchant de Lange
10. Jack Brooks
11. Max Waller

Team news

  • Middlesex don’t really stand a chance to qualify for the playoffs.
  • They have not been upto their strengths in this season and it shows very well seeing their position in the points table and performance by their top players.
  • They have lost six games and have won only three, which makes them have only seven points.
  • At the start, cap Eoin Morgan, wasn’t really looking good with the bat and now Finn looks to have got to be leading the side very well enough.
  • The other players which will be crucial are Cracknell and Mujeeb Rahman.

Injury update, unavailability: Paul Stirling and Eoin Morgan unavailable.

Expected team changes: The team would look to play with the same 11.

Middlesex Squad: John Simpson (wk), Steven Finn (c), Joe Cracknell, Stephen Eskinazi, Nick Gubbins, Daryl Mitchell, Max Holden, Luke Hollman, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Nathan Sowter, Tom Helm, Chris Green, Martin Anderson

MID Playing 11 (likely)

1. Stephen Eskinazi
2. Nick Gubbins
3. Joe Cracknell
4. John Simpson (wk)
5. Max Holden
6. Daryl Mitchell
7. Tom Helm
8. Steven Finn (c)
9. Luke Hollman
10. Nathan Sowter
11. Mujeeb Ur Rahman

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Captain options

S Eskinazi- The most vital player for the Middlesex team has been terrific at the top-order to boost the team and stitch partnerships that has helped theteam to win few matches.
S Eskinazi in T20 Blast 2021- 386 Runs, Bat. AVG. 55.14

D Conway- The opener has made great strides in his cricketing career and has been the consistent run-scorer across all the formats and has started his T20 Blast campaign well.
D Conway in in T20 Blast 2021- 190 Runs, Bat. AVG. 95

Differential pick

S Finn – The leading wicket-taker for Middlesex team has a tremendous experience of playing in the international and domestic cricket.
S Finn in T20 Blast 2021- 14 Wickets, Bat. AVG. 20.28

SOM vs MID Dream11 Team Prediction

WK:   J Simpson
BAT:  D Conway, S Eskinazi, J Crcknell
AR:   D Mitchell, L Gregory, L Goldsworthy
BOWL: C Overton, M Lange, S Finn, N Sowter

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