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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: County Championship 2021 - Hampshire vs Somerset, Group 2

Ageas Bowl, Hampshire
Ageas Bowl, Hampshire
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The fifth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Hampshire and Somerset, Group 2 will be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton from May 6th, 2021.

LIVE - Hampshire vs Somerset, Group 2



Hampshire are placed at the 3rd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 2 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 59 points.

IG Holland is the top run-scorer for Hampshire with 375 runs at a strike rate of 54. He has struck 50 fours and one six. James Vince has also made 302 runs at a strike rate of 91.

Mohammad Abbas has been the best bowler for Hampshire and has picked up 16 wickets while bowling at an average of 15 and an economy rate of 2.10.

Somerset are placed at the 2nd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 3 wins and 1 loss from their 4 matches of the league. The team is with 60 points.

TB Abell is the top run-scorer for Somerset with 333 runs at a strike rate of 53. He has struck 48 fours. SM Davies has also batted well.

Craig Overton has been the best bowler for Somerset and has picked up 25 wickets while bowling at an average of 14 and an economy rate of 2.34.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Hampshire - Tom Alsop, Joe Weatherley, Sam Northeast, James Vince (c), Lewis McManus (wk), Liam Dawson, Ian Holland, Kyle Abbott, Bradley Wheal, Mason Crane, Mohammad Abbas,  Felix Organ, Scott Currie

Somerset - Tom Lammonby, Tom Banton, Tom Abell (c), James Hildreth, George Bartlett, Steven Davies (wk), Craig Overton, Lewis Gregory, Marchant de Lange, Jack Leach, Josh Davey,  Edward Byrom, Roelof van der Merwe

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Somerset

Who will win? – Somerset

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Tom Abell (Somerset), James Vince (Hampshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Craig Overton (Somerset), Mohammad Abbas (Hampshire)

Most Sixes – Tom Lammonby (Somerset), James Vince (Hampshire)

Player of the Match –  Tom Abell

Team Scores Batting first – Somerset 380+, Hampshire 360+

Match Handicap Somerset

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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