WOR vs SOM Dream11 Prediction: Worcestershire vs Somerset – 3 September 2020. Worcestershire will take on Somerset in the League Match of Vitality Blast T20 which will be played at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. The T20 cricket is finally back in England and nothing better than some T20 Blast cricket.
Worcestershire have lost two of their games whereas one of their games was abandoned whereas Somerset have won one, lost one, and of their games was abandoned due to rain. Somerset have some really good players in their ranks and the arrival of Babar Azam will certainly make their size stronger whereas Worcestershire’s squad does not look that solid and can struggle in this game as well.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings T20 score at this stadium is 165 runs which suggests that this is going to be a really good batting wicket.
Match Details :
Time:- 5.35 PM, Live on Worcestershire and Somerset websites
Probable XI for both sides:-
Worcestershire Rapids – Rikki Wessels, Hamish Rutherford, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Brett D’Oliveira, Ben Cox, Ross Whiteley, Ed Bernard, Daryl Mithcell, Patrick Brown, Dillon Pennington.
Somerset – Babar Azam, Steven Davies, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Edward Byrom, Ben Green, Lewis Gregory, Roelof van der Merwe, Ollie Sale, Josh Davey, Max Waller.
Note: The mentioned stats are prior to the tournament.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Babar Azam, Rikki Wessels, Brett D’Oliviera, Tom Abell, and Roelof van der Merwe.
WOR vs SOM Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Steven Davies (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He is a T20 veteran and has scored 2658 runs in 144 games. Davies will open the innings for his side and will be picked for this game.
WOR vs SOM Dream11 Batsmen
Rikki Wessels (Price 9.5) and Hamish Rutherford (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Worcestershire. Wessels is a T20 veteran from Australia and has scored 5323 runs in 221 games at an average of 29.40, his S/R has been 136.38 whereas Rutherford is also a very experienced player from New Zealand. Both of them will open the innings for the side and will be picked.
Babar Azam (Price 11), Tom Abell (Price 9), and Ben Green (Price 8) will be our batsmen from Somerset. Babar is the number 1 ranked T20 batsman and he will certainly be the best player of the side in this game. Babar will open the innings and is in a good form too whereas Abell is also a brilliant batsman and has scored 826 runs in 39 games at an average of 31, he also has scored a century. Green is an underrated player and picked four wickets in the last game as well. This trio will be picked.
WOR vs SOM Dream11 All-Rounders
Brett D’Oliveira (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Worcestershire side. Oliveira is also a talented player and has scored 960 runs in 85 games with 42 wickets in his bowling as well. He picked a wicket in the last game as well and will be picked.
Roelof van der Merwe (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Somerset. Merwe is a T20 veteran and has been playing this format for a very long time. He has scored 2484 runs in 234 games and has also picked 223 wickets with the ball. Roelof cannot be dropped from the team.
WOR vs SOM Dream11 Bowlers
Dillon Pennington (Price 8.5) and Patrick Brown (Price 9) will be our bowlers from Worcestershire. Pennington has picked three wickets in a couple of innings this season whereas Brown has played International cricket for England and will be picked for this game.
Max Waller (Price 9) will be our bowler from Somerset. He is a T20 veteran of 136 games and has been bowling well in this tournament as well. Waller will be the best player to complete the team.
Match Prediction: Somerset will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and Roelof van der Merwe
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rikki Wessels and Brett D’Oliveira
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