SUR vs SOM Fantasy Prediction: Surrey vs Somerset – 23 June 2021 (London). Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Tom Banton, and Lewis Gregory are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Surrey will take on Somerset in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the Kia Oval in London. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Amla, Jacks, and Evans will lead the batting of Surrey, whereas Moriarty will be their lead bowler. Somerset will rely on the players like Tom Banton, James Hildreth, and Josh Davey.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20 domestic games played here is 161 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the pacers.
Match Details :
Time:- 11.00 PM, Stadium: Kia Oval, London.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Surrey – Hashim Amla, Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Rory Burns, Jamie Overton, Jordan Clark, Jamie Smith, Jade Dernbach, Gareth Batty, Dan Moriarty, Rikki Clarke.
Somerset – Tom Banton, James Hildreth, Will Smeed, Lewis Goldsworthy, Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Jack Leach, Ben Green, Merchant de Lange, Max Waller, Josh Davey.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Lewis Gregory, Tom Banton, and Josh Davey.
SUR vs SOM Team Wicket-Keeper
Tom Banton (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Banton scored 549 runs in the 2019 season at an average of 42.23, whereas he had a strike-rate of 161.47. He is a destructive opener.
SUR vs SOM Team Batsmen
James Hildreth (Price 9) will be our batsman from Somerset. Hildreth has scored 97 runs in the tournament at an average of 32.33. He is a hard-hitting player with strike-rate of over 165.00.
Will Jacks (Price 9), Laurie Evans (Price 9), Hashim Amla (Price 9), and Rory Burns (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Surrey. Jacks has scored 129 runs at an average of 32.25 this season (S/R: 211.47), whereas Evans has scored 117 runs at 29.25 (S/R: 160.27). Amla scored 271 runs at an average of 38.71 last season, whereas Burns scored 141 runs at 23.50. Evans and Jacks are in brilliant form, whereas Amla and Burns have played just one game this season.
SUR vs SOM Team All-Rounders
Lewis Gregory (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from Somerset. Gregory scored 118 runs at a strike rate of 157.33 last season, whereas he scalped nine wickets in bowling. He is not in good form this season, but he is the ace all-rounder of the side.
SUR vs SOM Team Bowlers
Gareth Batty (Price 8.5) and Dan Moriarty (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Surrey. Moriarty scalped 17 wickets last season, whereas Batty scalped ten. Both of them have combined for seven wickets this season.
Josh Davey (Price 8.5) and Merchant de Lange (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Somerset. Davey scalped 11 wickets last season, whereas de Lange is a veteran of 111 T20 wickets. Both of them are wicket-takers, and they have combined for 13 wickets in the 2021 season.
** You can take Jordan Clark instead of Rory Burns or Gareth Batty **
Match Prediction: Surrey will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Will Jacks and Lewis Gregory
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Laurie Evans and Tom Banton
Note: For Updated teams after the lineup announcement, join The SportsRush Premium on our mobile app.
Fantasy Team 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.