Middlesex vs Somerset, South Group
Venue: Lord’s, London
Date & Time: July 1st at 10:45 PM IST and 6:15 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
Middlesex will square off with Somerset in the South Group contest of the T20 Blast 2022 on Friday. Middlesex are already out of the knockout race as they are currently sitting at the 8th spot in the South Group standings with 8 points in their bank. They had their chances, however, didn’t make the most of it and ended up winning 4 of their 12 matches. They have got a rich pool of talented players but failed in implementing the plans. Stephen Eskinazi and Martin Andersson are among the runs and wickets respectively for Middlesex in this tournament.
Somerset, on the other hand, are one win away from securing their place in the knockouts. With 8 wins and 4 losses, they are in the 2nd spot in the South Group standings with 16 points. In a reduced game of 7 overs due to rain, they beat Glamorgan by 16 runs to end their two matches losing streak. Rilee Rossouw is in devastating form having scored close to 500 runs in this tournament. Will Smeed, Tom Banton, and Tom Lammonby are the major contributors with the bat for them. They will consider themselves favorites to win this match.
What is the pitch report for MID vs SOM, English T20 Blast 2022, South Group?
(will be added when there is an update)
What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for MID vs SOM, English T20 Blast 2022, South Group?
Stephen Eskinazi (c), Max Holden, Joe Cracknell, John Simpson (wk), Jack Davies, Chris Green, Martin Andersson, Luke Hollman, Thilan Walallawita, Jason Behrendorff, Toby Greatwood
Will Smeed, Tom Banton (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell (c), Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Peter Siddle, Josh Davey
What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for MID vs SOM, English T20 Blast 2022, South Group?
Top Pick – Batter
Rilee Rossouw played a decisive role in the success of Somerset in this tournament. In 12 matches, he has piled up 498 runs at an average of 55.33 and striking at the rate of 191.53.
Top Pick – All-Rounder
Martin Andersson is an integral member of Middlesex who took wickets on a consistent basis throughout this tournament. In 12 matches, he has bagged 17 wickets with the best figures of 3 for 32 and even scored 90 runs with the bat.
Top Pick – Bowler
Somerset’s overseas signing, Peter Siddle has done justice for his role in this competition. In 7 matches, he has picked up 11 wickets at an economy of 8.66 with the best figures of 3 for 30.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Tom Banton is a free stroke maker and lacks consistency in this tournament. He managed to score 226 runs in 12 matches at an average of 18.83 with a sole half-century.
Stephen Eskinazi needs to set a strong foundation up front for Middlesex in this match. Overall, in 12 innings in this tournament, he has mustered 362 runs at an average of 30.16 with the highest score of 87.
What are the fantasy suggested teams for MID vs SOM, English T20 Blast 2022, South Group?
1. Tom Banton, Rilee Rossouw, Stephen Eskinazi, Max Holden, Will Smeed (c), Joe Cracknell, Lewis Gregory, Martin Andersson (vc), Peter Siddle, Jason Behrendorff, Josh Davey
2. Tom Banton, Rilee Rossouw (c), Stephen Eskinazi (vc), Max Holden, Will Smeed, Roelof van der Merwe, Chris Green, Martin Andersson, Peter Siddle, Jason Behrendorff, Tom Lammonby,
MID vs SOM, English T20 Blast 2022, South Group Probable Winners:
Somerset are expected to win this match.