T20 Blast 2021, South Group: GLA vs SOM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update
Somerset are just one win away from booking their knockout spot.
Updated - Jul 16, 2021 3:40 pm
Glamorgan will go one-on -ne against Somerset in the South Group Match on Friday. Glamorgan have already knocked themselves out of the knockout qualification, with 2 of their matches still to be played. They lost to Sussex in their previous encounter by 33 runs, which ended their hopes.
Meanwhile, Somerset lost to Hampshire by 75 runs in their previous encounter, which is a huge loss in the T20 format. They missed the services of Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton. With 6 wins, 4 losses, and 2 no results, they are currently sitting at 4th spot in the South Group standings with 14 points.
Glamorgan vs Somerset, South Group
Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Date & Time: July 16th at 11:00 PM IST and 6:30 PM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
The seamers will be thrilled to bowl on this surface where the ball talks a lot after pitching. It will be challenging for the batter to face the new ball. Having said that, they can score more runs if they do hang in for long. Whoever wins the toss should bat first.
Probable Playing XIs for GLA vs SOM:
Kiran Carlson, David Lloyd, Colin Ingram, Billy Root, Chris Cooke (c & wk), Dan Douthwaite, James Weighell, Callum Taylor, Sam Pearce, Andrew Salter, Roman Walker
Devon Conway, George Bartlett, Will Smeed, Lewis Goldsworthy, Tom Lammonby, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Craig Overton / James Hildreth, Marchant de Lange, Jack Brooks, Max Waller
Top Picks for GLA vs SOM Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Glamorgan
Glamorgan’s batting responsibilities are on the shoulders of David Lloyd. The 29-year-old opener has mustered 239 runs in 10 innings, including a half-century, in the last game against Sussex.
Dan Douthwaite is a handy pick for your fantasy teams as he can contribute with both bat and ball. He is the leading wicket-taker for Glamorgan in this tournament with 14 wickets. He has also scored 157 runs in 9 innings at an average of 17.44.
Top Picks – Somerset
Devon Conway had a rare failure in the last game against Hampshire, as he got out on the 2nd ball of the innings for a duck. In only 6 innings so far this tournament, he has scored 235 runs at an average of 58.75.
Upcoming young talent Will Smeed has got a wide range of shots and he will be a good pick for your fantasy teams. He has smashed 237 runs in 8 innings at an average of 33.85 and a strike rate of 143.63.
GLA vs SOM Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (This Tournament)||Dream11 Points|
|David Lloyd||239 runs||417|
|Dan Douthwaite||14 wickets and 157 runs||663|
|Will Smeed||237 runs||398|
|Devon Conway||235 runs||356|
|Marchant de Lange||13 wickets and 55 runs||502|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for GLA vs SOM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Devon Conway (c), Chris Cooke (vc), David Lloyd, Kiran Carlson, Will Smeed, Roelof van der Merwe, Dan Douthwaite, Lewis Goldsworthy, Craig Overton, Marchant de Lange, Roman Walker
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for GLA vs SOM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Devon Conway, Chris Cooke, Colin Ingram, David Lloyd (c), Billy Root, Will Smeed (vc), Dan Douthwaite, Lewis Goldsworthy, Marchant de Lange, Craig Overton, Andrew Salter
GLA vs SOM Risky Captaincy Choices:
Colin Ingram has had a pretty ordinary tournament with the bat, as he managed to score only 131 runs in 10 matches. That being said, he is an experienced cricketer and you can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Roelof van der Merwe can be a game-changer for Somerset, given his all-round abilitues. You can take a risk and choose as your fantasy team skipper.
Player you should avoid:
Sam Pearce has played 3 matches in this tournament and yet to pick a wicket. It’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.