SUS vs SOM Fantasy Prediction: Sussex vs Somerset – 18 June 2021 (Hove). Phil Salt, Luke Wright, George Garton, and Tom Abell will be the players to look out for in the Fantasy teams.
Sussex will take on Somerset in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20, which will be played at the County Ground in Hove. The T20 cricket is finally back in England, and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Sussex Sharks have won three of their four games, whereas the Somerset side has just won one of their games. Wright and Salt are batting well for the Sharks, whereas Garton and Jordan are their ace bowlers. Somerset will rely on the players like Tom Banton, Tom Abell, Merchant de Lange, and Josh Davey.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20 domestic games played here is 169 runs. This pitch has a history of supporting the batsmen.
Match Details :
Time:- 11.30 PM, Stadium: County Ground, Hove.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sussex – Philip Salt, Luke Wright, Travis Head, Ravi Bopara, David Wiese, Delray Rawlins, George Garton, Will Beer, Chris Jordan, Archie Lenham, Tymal Mills.
Somerset – Tom Banton, James Hildreth, Will Smeed, Tom Abell, Lewis Goldsworthy, Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Ben Green, Merchant de Lange, Max Waller, Josh Davey.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Luke Wright, Philip Salt, George Garton, Tom Abell, and Tom Banton
SUS vs SOM Team Wicket-Keeper
Philip Salt (Price 9.5) and Tom Banton (Price 9) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Salt has scored 162 runs in the tournament with a couple of half-centuries, whereas his strike-rate has been 154.28. Banton scored 549 runs in the 2019 season at an average of 42.23, whereas he had a strike-rate of 161.47. Both of them are destructive openers.
SUS vs SOM Team Batsmen
Luke Wright (Price 9.5) and Travis Head (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from Sussex. Wright scored 411 runs at an average of 37.36 last season, whereas he scored 75 runs in his only inning this season. Head is not in very good form, but he has played cricket at the elite level. Both of them will bat at the top-order.
Tom Abell (Price 9) will be our batsman from Somerset. Abell scored 227 runs last season at an average of 32.42, whereas he had a strike-rate of 136.74. He is an experienced T20 player. [This season: 141 runs at an average of 47.00]
SUS 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.
George Garton (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from Sussex. Garton scalped 14 wickets last season, whereas he has scalped eight this time around. He has also scored 46 runs with the bat this season. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
SUS vs SOM Team Bowlers
Chris Jordan (Price 9) and Tymal Mills (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sussex. Jordan is a veteran of 233 T20 wickets, whereas he can contribute with the bat as well. Mills scalped 11 wickets last season, whereas he has scalped three this time around. Both of them are T20 specialist players.
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.
Match Prediction: Sussex will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
George Garton and Lewis Gregory
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Luke Wright and Phil Salt
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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.