SOM vs SUR: After a disappointing loss in their season opener, Somerset will take on Surrey in a South Group T20 Blast fixture at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton.
Somerset were involved in a high scoring encounter against Essex. Somerset amassed a massive total of 185 on the back of Ben Green’s 43* and other cameos. Essex ended up chasing the total easily by 3 wickets and 7 balls to spare, courtesy of Jimmy Neesham’s 25-ball 53.
On the other hand, Surrey had the dream start to their T20 Blast campaign. Will Jacks’ 24-ball 70 boosted them to a humongous total of 223/7. Paul Stirling’s 28-ball 58 bowed down to Sam Curran’s impressive 4/29 that helped Surrey win by 54 runs.
Match: Somerset vs Surrey
Date & Time: 11th June 2021, 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
SOM vs SUR Head-to-Head
In their previous encounters, Surrey leads with 10 wins against Somerset who has 5 wins to their name.
As witnessed in the first T20 Blast fixture held here, a 185 run target was posted which was easily chased down with 7 balls to spare. Another high scoring match is expected in this encounter. Teams winning the toss would look to bowl on this surface.
A cloudy day is on the cards for Friday.
SOM vs SUR Predicted Playing XI
James Hildreth, Tom Banton(WK), Tom Abell(C), Roelof van der Merwe, Edward Byrom, Lewis Gregory, Ben Green, Marchant de Lange, Josh Davey, Max Waller, Jack Brooks
Jamie Smith(WK), Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Jordan Clark, Jamie Overton, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Matt Dunn, Daniel Moriarty, Gareth Batty(C)
SOM vs SUR Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Tom Banton
Batsmen: Will Jacks, Jason Roy (vice-captain), James Hildreth
All-rounders: Sam Curran (captain), Ben Green, Lewis Gregory
Bowlers: Marchant de Lange, Tom Curran, Jamie Overton, Josh Davey