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Somerset will get into action in T20 Vitality Blast on Friday (July 06) when they will host Gloucestershire for their first clash at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
Somerset, 2005 Winners, finished fourth last year after losing to Notts Outlaws in quarter-finals. They will be led by Lewis Gregory with Corey Anderson as the only overseas player. Anderson was available for only a couple of games in 2017 but created differences with his valuable performances and is expected to have a long run this year. Leg-spinner Max Waller will be their key bowlers who have earned a name in the list of T20 specialist bowlers.
The Somerset vs Gloucestershire clash will begin at 10:00 PM IST. Read on for SOM vs GLO team news and SOM vs GLO dream11 prediction.
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton is a good batting wicket. The average first innings score at this venue in T20I is 194 with the highest total recorded 250/3. Tomorrow’s contest is expected to be a high-scoring battle. Toss will also play a crucial role here as in a total of 5 T20Is played here, 4 have been won by the side batting first.
Avg 1st inn score: 194
Avg 2nd inn score: 146
Highest Total: 250/3 (20 Ov) by ENGW vs RSAW
Lowest Total: 118/10 (18.3 Ov) by NZW vs ENGW
Highest Chased: 166/4 (19.3 Ov) by RSAW vs ENGW
Lowest Defended: 174/8 (20 Ov) by RSA vs Eng
Somerset have named their squad ahead of the clash. Craig Overton is omitted from the squad while Corey Anderson is available for selection. Gloucestershire has announced their squad that will be led by M Klinger. Aussie pacer Andrew Tye will miss this match as he is on national duty.
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Peter Trego, Lewis Gregory (c), Josh Davey, Dom Bess, Tom Abell, Corey Anderson, Steve Davies(wk), Roelof van der Merwe, James Hildreth, Ben Green, Johann Myburgh, Jamie Overton, Max Waller
Michael Klinger (c), Matt Taylor, Hankins, Howell, Cockbain, Thisara Perera, J Taylor, Higgins, Hammond, van Buuren, Gareth Roderick(wk), Norwell, T Smith, Payne
The probable SOM vs GLO playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: S Davies
Batsmen: James Hildreth, Tom Abell, J Myburgh
All-rounders: Lewis Gregory(c), Peter Trego, Roelof van der Merwe, Corey Anderson
Bowlers: Dominic Bess, Max Waller, Josh Davey (Doubt: J Overton)
Wicket-keeper: Gareth Roderick
Batsmen: Michael Klinger(c), Ian Cockbain, Jack Taylor, Miles Hammond/George Hankins)
All-rounders: Thisara Perera, Benny Howell, Tom Smith (Doubt: van Burren)
Bowlers: David Payne, Matt Taylor, Liam Norwell
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