HAM vs GLA Dream11 : Hampshire look to make one last bid for a spot in the top 4 of South Group when they face off against last placed Glamorgan today
As the Vitality Blast gets about its business of wrapping proceedings in the league stage encounters today, for one side its final encounter is as inconsequential as they can get. Hammered down right into the trenches of the points tally in South Group, Glamorgan find themselves as the only side to yet register a win in the league across both the groups, a team who are winless in all of the 13 encounters they have plied their skill set it.
To say it’s been a bitter outing for Glamorgan in the 2019 edition of the Vitality Blast would be a massive statement. Not only have the side underwhelmed but have put on some absolutely unsavoury performances to be minced apart and lambasted by all their opponents. For them, today’s encounter against Hampshire only brings with it one last opportunity to save face and avoid the embarrassment of ending the entire league winless.
However, with a 7 wicket defeat against Sussex Sharks in their previous encounter in their kitty, Glamorgan know things won’t be easy for them today either. Despite raking up 174 runs, the side failed to put on a brave front, allowing Sussex to rip apart what should have been a tricky target in just 16.5 overs.
Also what is set to add to their predicament today is the fact that they are up against a Hampshire side who have ambitions of making it into the quarter-finals. With an 8 wicket win against Middlesex as they chased down the 154 runs set to them with 9 balls to spare, the side will be looking to continue their uprise in the league when they take on a dwindling outfit today.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
Being a night encounter plus the fact that we should have a solid and hard, flat track in place here, expect runs to rain down in this encounter. This is going to be an excellent surface for batting, one where the batsmen will be allowed to open their arms with ease and navigate their way to the fence comfortably.
The side winning the toss will be looking to field first and extract whatever little is there for the pacers early on.
Probable Playing 11
Nick Selman, Shaun Marsh, Colin Ingram (C), David Lloyd, Chris Cooke (WK), Tom Cullen, Ruaidhri Smith, Marchant de Lange, Prem Sisodiya, Roman Walker, Andrew Salter
Aneurin Donald, Rilee Rossouw, James Vince (C), Sam Northeast, Liam Dawson, James Fuller, Lewis McManus (WK), Kyle Abbott, Mason Crane, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chris Wood
HAM vs GLA Match Prediction
What serves Hampshire fruitfully the pitch and playing conditions on offer today is the variety and versatility they come bearing in their bowling unit. Glamorgan have looked bemused and caught unaware when it comes to bringing up new ideas to restrict runs and Hampshire’s ability to curtail batsmen should see them emerge as the winners from this clash.
Match: Glamorgan vs Hampshire
Date And Time: 30th August, Friday- 11:00pm IST
Venue: Sophia Gardens Cardiff, Cardiff
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- Colin Ingram, David Lloyd, Tom Cullen, Marchant de Lange
- Rilee Rossouw, James Vince, Liam Dawson, Kyle Abbott
Top 4 Batting Order
- Nick Selman, Shaun Marsh, Colin Ingram, David Lloyd,
- Aneurin Donald, Rilee Rossouw, James Vince, Sam
- Colin Ingram, David Lloyd
- Rilee Rossouw, James Vince
Death Overs Bowlers
- Marchant de Lange, Andrew Salter
- Kyle Abbott, Chris Wood
HAM vs GLA Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Glamorgan’s Chris Cooke is our pick for this facet. His counterpart from Hampshire comes way to down in the batting order for side, rendering his selection redundant. Also, Cooke holds the innate ability to come out and find the boundary right from ball one, something which could see him rope in vital points for our Dream 11 side today.
HAM vs GLA Dream11 Batsmen
With a 30 ball 50, one that saw him smash his way to three 6s and four 4sm Glamorgan’s captain, Colin Ingram is the first player we are getting into our side. It was a sublime and free flowing knock from him the last time around, an innings where he finally revelled us in his wrist work for which he’s so highly regarded.
We are also choosing opener Shaun Marsh from the side who made a 50 in his second appearance for the side last time around along with David Lloyd as we opt for an entire trivalent of picks from the home side for this clash. Elsewhere from the visitors we are indulging in the myriad services of their captain and opener James Vince whose 66 run effort in the previous match saw his score two half-centuries n the bounce.
A 32 ball 51 sees us pick up the returning Aneurin Donald as well who alongside Marsh stitched a match winning opening partnership of 96 runs for his side. We are also picking out Rilee Rossouw as we dole out the entire top-order from the visiting outfit as well.
HAM vs GLA Dream11 All-Rounders
With his elevated role in the side’s batting order and an ascertained four over spell with the ball, Liam Dawson comes in as the lone player in this segment of our side. He’s bound to play an important role for his outfit today in their quest of making it into the top 4 and we envision him brining in a good little bagful of points for us.
HAM vs GLA Dream11 Bowling Order
Given the pitch we are expected to be feasted to today, our bowling segment saw us go ahead with options who are going to either operate with the new ball or get a part in the death overs for their side. This narrative sees us select Hampshire’s leading wicket, Kyle Abbott and Mason Crane, two names who ended up sharing 4 wickets in between them in the previous outing, the two apiece for either bowler.
Prem Sisodiya from the home side completes our picks from this encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
James Vince is our captain for this clash while Donald is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.