Somerset will go one-on-one against Gloucestershire for the 2nd time in this tournament. Somerset are on the verge of qualification for the Quarter-finals. They are occupying the second spot in the South Group standings with 16 points. They had beaten Gloucestershire by 8 wickets in their previous encounter, which gives them a slight advantage ahead of this match.
Meanwhile, Gloucestershire must win this match to qualify for the Quarter-Finals. At present, they are at the 5th spot in the standings with 14 points. They lost to Surrey by 7 wickets in their previous match on Friday. It’s a huge game for the sides in the context of the qualification point of view.
Somerset vs Gloucestershire, South Group
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Date & Time: July 18th at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
It’s a batter’s paradise and we witnessed many high-scoring games already in this tournament. The bowlers will get whacked if they miss their line and lengths. Looks like anything over 180 is a good score on this wicket.
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Probable Playing XIs for SOM vs GLO:
Devon Conway, Steven Davies, Will Smeed, James Hildreth, Lewis Goldsworthy, Tom Lammonby, Roelof van der Merwe, Ben Green, Craig Overton (c), Marchant de Lange, Jack Leach
Miles Hammond, Benny Howell, Ian Cockbain, Glenn Phillips (wk), Graeme van Buuren, Jack Taylor (c), Ryan Higgins, George Scott, Tom Smith, Daniel Worrall, Josh Shaw
Top Picks for SOM vs GLO Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Somerset
Devon Conway has played many match-winning knocks in this tournament. He has mustered 305 runs in just 7 innings at an average of 76.25, which includes 4 half-centuries.
Will Smeed is another important batter in the Somerset line-up. He has scored 244 runs in 9 innings at an average of 30.5, with the highest score of 63*.
Top Picks – Gloucestershire
Glenn Phillips had a fantastic tournament with the bat for Gloucestershire. He is the second-highest run-scorer in this competition, with 471 runs in 11 matches, averaging 58.87.
Benny Howell is a must-buy for your fantasy teams. He has done extremely well in this tournament with both bat and ball. He has collected 236 runs and has picked up 14 wickets.
SOM vs GLO Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (In this tournament)||Dream11 Points|
|Devon Conway||305 runs||451|
|Will Smeed||244 runs||407|
|Craig Overton||10 wickets||425|
|Glenn Phillips||471 runs and 2 wickets||800|
|Benny Howell||236 runs and 14 wickets||804|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SOM vs GLO Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Devon Conway (c), Glenn Phillips, Miles Hammond, Ian Cockbain, Will Smeed, Roelof van der Merwe, Benny Howell (vc), Lewis Goldsworthy, Marchant de Lange, Josh Shaw, Craig Overton
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SOM vs GLO Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips (c), Miles Hammond, James Hildreth, Will Smeed (vc), Benny Howell, Jack Taylor, Ruan Higgins, Marchant de Lange, Tom Smith, Craig Overton
SOM vs GLO Risky Captaincy Choices:
Roelof van der Merwe has scored 35 runs and picked up 3 wickets in only 3 matches that he has played in this competition. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Ian Cockbain has scored 136 runs in his last 4 innings and has been dismissed only twice. It’s worth a risk to pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Player you should avoid:
Daniel Worrall has picked up only 3 wickets in 7 matches so far in this tournament. Hence, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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