SOM vs SUS Dream11 : Both Somerset and Sussex head out in pursuit of their second win in the Vitality Blast today
Having fallen to a four wicket defeat against Hampshire the last time they played at home, Somerset are back on the same surface today as they look to finally make the most of familiar conditions today. The side are in massive need of a win as well, having managed to win just the one encounter in a South Zone which is shaping up to be extremely closely contested, leaving them in eight position as things stand.
After scoring 172 while batting first on a surface that was cut out from the same cloth as some of the best surfaces in the world for batting, Somerset knew they had ended up atleast 10 runs short. The last three overs yielded only 28 runs for the side as the hosts failed to make the most of the death overs, seeing Hampshire head into the break as the happier of the two sides.
And it ultimately cost them in the end with Hampshire just about scraping to a win with 2 balls to spare, leaving Somerset ruing what could have been. Elsewhere, their opposition for today, Sussex Sharks ended up playing out the first draw of the Vitality Blast this campaign after restricting Surrey to 144 with their bowling unit stepping upto the mantle to help the side recover from an average batting display.
As far as the identity of both these side’s go, Somerset just about have the slightly better batting unit than Sussex Eagles, something which could work in their favour on such a fine batting surface. Runs will be worth in gold here and we see Somerset’s top-order going onto resonate what they have done so well up till now.
We envision Somerset winning this and finally getting their second win of the league.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
The last encounter over here reinstated just how good a batting surface this wicket is. The batsmen are going to absolutely love their time out in the middle on this surface with the ball coming onto the bat extremely nicely and batsmen being rewarded for their clean hitting. Paired with the small boundaries, expect a massive score here with the toss hardly making any difference to the overall outcome.
Probable Playing 11
With both the sides revealing their teams ensuing the toss, our final team combination and player changes might see some changes be incurred then. Please visit for latest development proceeding the revelation of the playing 11s. Expect both the side to dole out the same playing 11s as their previous outings in the league.
Match: Somerset vs Sussex Sharks
Date And Time: 27th July, Saturday- 7:00pm IST
Venue: Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Dream 11 Picks
Wicket-Keepers for SOM vs SUS Dream11
Somerset’s opener, Tom Banton is our pick for this match. He failed to score big the last time around but has in his artillery two spectacular displays, seeing us repose our faith in him to get another massive score today as well.
Batsmen for SOM vs SUS Dream11
With 95 in the previous match on the same track as today, Somerset’s Babar Azam is our pick for this one. He alongside Banton form one of the most destructible opening partnerships in the league, one which can wipe apart any bowling unit with effervescent ease.
Number 3 bat, PD Trego comes in as well after having always delivered with crucial runs for his side, one of their most consistent and bankable batsmen. From Sussex Eagles we have a two man partnership as well make its way into our playing 11 with both their openers, captain Luke Wright and Philip Salt being included into our side.
All-Rounders for SOM vs SUS Dream11
One of their best bowler, Somerset’s Roelof Van Der Merwe is being picked up by us for this encounter. Along with his ability to come out and score vital cameos in the death overs, he’s someone who has revelled us in rich hauls. We are also going in for Tom Lammonby from the side after he was handed over the one over the last time around to be tried out as the sixth option for his side.
Bowling Order for SOM vs SUS Dream11
With Jofra Archer back for Sussex Eagles and picking up two wickets in the last match, he comes in for us along with spinner Rashid Khan. He will in particular trouble Somerset’s right handed heavy bating line-up and the ball turning away from them could entice them going for the big hits, yielding wickets for Khan. Frontline pacer, Reece Topley comes in as well after his four wicket haul was followed up by a couple of wickets in the previous encounter.
From Somerset, it’s their pacer, Jerome Taylor who comes in after picking up 2-40 in the last match.
Captain And Vice-Captain for SOM vs SUS Dream11
We are going in with Luke Wright as our captain for this one while Babar Azam is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Advice
With teams partaking in the tournament in a hectic and congested schedule, one which sees several countries play on consecutive days, there is a likelihood of sides changing their playing 11’s for every match. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your side which include the best performers for each side with players being roped in based on their pivotal role and importance to the team paired with the pitch conditions, toss and recent performances.