SUR vs GLO Dream11 Prediction
It is time for the semifinals in the Vitality T20 Blast as we have come to the final day after a long tournament. Surrey are all set to lock horns with Gloucestershire in the first semifinal of the competition. Surrey defeated Kent by 56 runs in the quarterfinal in a one-sided game. Gloucestershire, on the other hand, defeated Northamptonshire by 7 wickets. Both sides have been in some good form during the competition and they would look to take another step further with the title just another game away. Let's take a look at the SUR vs GLO Dream 11 Prediction for the exciting clash.
Vitality T20 Blast: Semifinal 1
Surrey vs Gloucestershire
Date- Saturday, 3 October 2020
Time- 3:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Edgbaston, Birmingham
Last Result at the Venue: Warwickshire 191/5 in 20 overs lost to Northamptonshire 193/7 in 18.5 overs by 3 wickets – 20th September 2020
Surrey: W W W W W
Gloucestershire: W W L W W
Surrey finished at the top of the South Division with 7 wins and a single loss in their 10 games, while Gloucestershire finished at the top of the Central Division with 7 wins and 2 losses of their respective 10 matches.
Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Rory Burns, Jamie Smith, Gareth Batty (C), Rikki Clarke, Jamie Overton, Liam Plunkett, Daniel Moriarty, Reece Topley, Matt Dunn, Hashim Amla, Gus Atkinson, Scott Borthwick, Ben Foakes, and Jordan Clark.
Surrey Team News
They have announced an unchanged 17-men squad for this game.
Injury/Unavailability: Jade Dernbach is not available due to an injury.
Sam Curran and Tom Curran are not available owing to their participation in the IPL.
Expected Changes: Hashim Amla and Gareth Batty returned to the playing 11 in the last game. No changes are expected in this one.
SUR Playing 11 (Probable)
Jason Roy, Hashim Amla, Laurie Evans, Will Jacks, Rory Burns, Ben Foakes (WK), Gareth Batty (C), Jamie Overton, Liam Plunkett, Reece Topley, and Daniel Moriarty.
Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, James Bracey, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor (C), Benny Howell, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, Josh Shaw, George Scott, George Hankins, Ben Charlesworth, and Matt Taylor.
Gloucestershire Team News
They have announced a 15-player squad for this game.
Injury/Unavailability: No injury concerns.
Expected Changes: No changes are expected in Gloucester's playing 11 in the SUR vs GLO Dream11 Team Prediction.
GLO Playing 11 (Probable)
Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, James Bracey (WK), Jack Taylor (C), Benny Howell, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, and Josh Shaw.
WK: J Bracey
BAT: W Jacks, J Roy, H Amla, I Cockbain, C Dent
AR: R Higgins
BOWL: D Moriarty, J Overton, G Batty, D Payne
Captain Picks for Small Leagues
Will Jacks has scored a total of 290 runs in 11 games for Surrey at a strike rate of 15104. The all-rounder is a must-pick in the SUR vs GLO Dream 11 fantasy cricket as he has also picked up 10 wickets with the ball including a 4-fer in the last match.
Ryan Higgins has accounted for 16 wickets in 10 games for Gloucestershire this season at a strike rate of 12.6. He also has contributed 181 runs with his bat while scoring at a strike rate of over 130.
Captain Picks for Grand Leagues
South African batsman Hashim Amla has managed to muster a total of 268 runs in 7 games for Surrey this season. He is averaging 44.66 and already has scored 3 fifties.
Ian Cockbain has amassed a total of 399 runs in 10 games for Gloucestershire this season. He is a must-pick in the SUR vs GLO Dream11 Match prediction as the batsman is averaging 49.87 and he has scored those runs at a strike rate of 171.98.
Both sides have shown some great consistency throughout the tournament and they have deservingly made it to the semifinals. While Surrey are on an 8-game winning run at the moment, Gloucestershire have lost only a single game in their last 9 matches. Here the betting odds from some bookmakers:
Bet365: Surrey – 4/6; Gloucestershire – 6/5
Skybet: Surrey – 8/11; Gloucestershire – 11/10
Betfair: Surrey – 8/13; Gloucestershire – 5/4
Without a doubt, it is going to be a close contest between two top sides. However, all the major bookmakers are tipping the advantage in Surrey's favour. As per our SUR vs GLO today match prediction, Surrey are expected to win this match and reach the big final.