ESS vs SOM Dream11 Prediction: Essex and Somerset meet in the Southern Derby of the English T20 Blast 2021. The Somerset team has 4 wins in 8 matches, and is positioned 5th on the points table, while Essex has 3 wins in 9 matches are at 6th position.
Fixture name: South Group
Competition: English T20 Blast 2021
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Time: 11:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SOM in Last 3 Matches (recent last): W W W
ESS in Last 3 Matches (recent last): L W W
Standings: SOM 5, ESS 6
Ground: County Ground, Chelmsford
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Kent 167/9 won by 28 runs (D/L method) against Essex 31/4 in T20 Blast 2021.
The Chelmsford ground boasts of a good surface for the bowlers. The average score on this ground is 141. The light rain can aid in the swing movement of the bowlers with new ball.
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SOM Team news
Injury update, unavailability: Sam Billings out due to national duty
Expected team changes: They won their last game in a dominating fashion, and are expected to play with the same team
Somerset Squad: Lewis Gregory, Tom Banton, George Bartlett, Devon Conway, Josh Davey, Marchant de Lange, Lewis Goldsworthy, Ben Green, Tom Lammonby, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Will Smeed and Max Waller.
ESS Team news
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team would look to play with the same 11.
Essex Squad: Adam Wheater (wk), William Buttleman, Daniel Lawrence, Michael-Kyle Pepper, James Neesham, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Shane Snater, Jack Plom, Tom Westley
T Banton- The experienced player who scored a century in the last league match will be vital at the top-order due to his terrific performances in the shorter format in the past.
T Banton in T20 Blast 2021- 217 Runs, Bat. AVG. 43.40
D Conway- The player who has had a dream year in his cricketing career has been impressive in the international circuit and scored half century in the last league match of T20 Blast.
D Conway in in T20 Blast 2021- 56 Runs, Bat. AVG. 56
S Cook – The leading wicket-taker for Essex team has helped the team will be the most important player due to his fine track record in the domestic cricket.
S Cook in T20 Blast 2021- 11 Wickets, Bat. AVG. 19.09
WK: T Banton, A Wheater
BAT: D Conway, W Smeed, D Lawrence
AR: J Neesham, S Harmer, L Gregory
BOWL: C Overton, M Lange, S Cook