GLO v SOM Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – T20 Blast, Central Group

GLO v SOM Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – T20 Blast, Central Group

Ollie Sale can be a good budget pick for your Dream11 fantasy side, considering he has been among wickets in the last two games.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Match Details

The Central Group match of the T20 Blast 2020 is all set to be played between Gloucestershire and Somerset at County Ground, Bristol.

This match is scheduled to start at 01:00 PM Local Time (05:30 PM IST).

Preview

Gloucestershire will host Somerset in the final round of league matches of the T20 Blast 2020 on Sunday. Gloucestershire sits comfortably at the top of the Central Group table and are through to the Quarter Finals. On the other hand Somerset are placed third on the table and have their task cut out.

It is a must-win game for them if they have to keep their hopes alive. They will also be praying that Warwickshire, currently placed second, lose their final game so they can advance on better run-rate.


Weather Report

The weather will be partly cloudy at Bristol, with slight possibility of rain. The temperature will be around 24 degree Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report

The track at Bristol has been pretty good for batting. However, it tends to get a little slow in the second innings.

Average 1st Innings Score: 168 (In 3 completed games this season)

Record of Chasing Teams: Won – 0, Lost –3, Tie –0


Injury and Availability News

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Gloucestershire: Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Ian Cockbain, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor (C), James Bracey (WK), Benny Howell, Graeme van Buuren, Tom Smith, David Payne, Matt Taylor.

Bench: George Scott, Josh Shaw, George Hankins.

Somerset: Lewis Gregory (C), Tom Abell, Babar Azam, Lewis Goldsworthy, Craig Overton, Steve Davies (WK), Tom Lammonby, Ollie Sale, Will Smeed, Roelof van der Merwe, Max Waller.

Bench: Ben Green, Josh Davey, Dom Bess.


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Top Picks

Babar Azam, the Pakistani batting sensation has showed why he is rated so highly in this format with a brilliant hundred against Glamorgan on a difficult pitch. He will have the onus of scoring most of the runs for Somerset in this all-important encounter.

Tom Abell has been consistent with the bat throughout the tournament scoring 224 runs in 8 innings. He will be eager to score runs in this do-or-die clash for his team.

Chris Dent, the Gloucestershire opener has amassed 310 runs at a strike rate of 159 in 8 innings scoring 4 fifties along the way.

Ian Cockbain has hammered 280 runs at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 180.64 in 8 innings. He will be the man to look out for in this match.

Ryan Higgins, the all-rounder has picked up 13 wickets and scored 159 runs in 8 innings for Gloucestershire. He must get a place in your Dream11 fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Babar Azam, Chris Dent

Vice-Captain Options: Ryan Higgins, Tom Abell

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Wicket Keeper: Steve Davies

Batsmen: Babar Azam (C), Ian Cockbain, Chris Dent, Tom Abell (VC)

All-rounders: Ryan Higgins, Graeme van Buuren, Roelof van der Merwe

Bowlers: Tom Smith, Craig Overton, Ollie Sale

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Wicket Keeper: Steve Davies

Batsmen: Babar Azam, Ian Cockbain, Chris Dent (C), Tom Abell

All-rounders: Ryan Higgins (VC), Lewis Gregory, Roelof van der Merwe

Bowlers: Tom Smith, David Payne, Ollie Sale


Expert Advice

Ollie Sale can be a good budget pick for your Dream11 fantasy side, considering he has been among wickets in the last two games.

Probable Winners

Gloucestershire is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram Channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.