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

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The first round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Middlesex and Somerset, Group 2 will be played at Lord's, London on April 8th, 2021.

LIVE - Middlesex vs Somerset, Group 2

Middlesex will be coached by Stuart Law and led by Peter Handscomb in the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.

They finished Third (South Group) last year. Middlesex are part of Group 2 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.

Nick Gubbins (350, 43.75) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Tim Murtagh (25, 12.72) was their top wicket-taker.

The county has Peter Handscomb (Australia – full season) as their overseas player this season.

Somerset will be coached by Jason Kerr and led by Tom Abell in the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.

They finished as Runner-up last year. Somerset are part of Group 2 in LV= Insurance County Championship 2021.

Tom Lammonby (459 @ 51) was the leading run-scorer for the team in 2020 while Craig Overton (30 @ 13.43) was their top wicket-taker.

The county has Marchant de Lange (South Africa - full season) as their overseas player this season.



Let's have a look at the squads:

Middlesex - Sam Robson, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi (c), Martin Andersson, John Simpson (wk), James Harris, Nathan Sowter, Thilan Walallawita, Miguel Cummins, Tim Murtagh, Peter Handscomb (c) (Australia)

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

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Somerset

Who will win? – Somerset

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Tom Lammonby (Somerset), Peter Handscomb (Middlesex)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Craig Overton (Somerset), Tim Murtagh (Middlesex)

Most Sixes – Tom Lammonby (Somerset), Peter Handscomb (Middlesex)

Player of the Match –  Tom Lammonby

Team Scores Batting first – Somerset 280+, Middlesex 235+

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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