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

James Vince (Hampshire)
James Vince (Hampshire)
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The ninth round match of the LV= Insurance County Championship 2021 between Somerset and Hampshire, Group 2 will be played at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton from June 3rd, 2021.

LIVE - Somerset vs Hampshire, Group 2

Somerset are placed at the 2nd spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 4 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 104 points.

TB Abell is the top run-scorer for Somerset with 529 runs at a strike rate of 49. He has struck 70 fours. SM Davies has also played well.

Craig Overton has been the best bowler for Somerset and has picked up 36 wickets while bowling at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 2.16. In his absence, JH Davey, with 22 wickets at 16.77, will lead the charge.

Hampshire are placed at the 4th spot in the County Championship 2021 Group 2 points table with 3 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 94 points.

IG Holland is the top run-scorer for Hampshire with 509 runs at a strike rate of 52. He has struck 69 fours and one six. James Vince has also made 444 runs at a strike rate of 70.

Kyle Abbott has been the best bowler for Hampshire and has picked up 33 wickets while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 2.88.

Let's have a look at the squads:

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

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

 

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) – JH Davey (Somerset), Kyle Abbott (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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