Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 - Hampshire vs Somerset - July 9
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group match between Hampshire and Somerset will be played at Ageas Bowl.
LIVE SCORES - Hampshire vs Somerset - July 9
Somerset are placed at the 2nd spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group points table with 6 wins and 3 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team has 14 points.
Tom Banton is the top run-scorer for Somerset with 236 runs at a strike rate of 195. He has struck 21 fours and 15 sixes. Devon Conway has also made 235 runs at a strike rate of 126.
Lewis Gregory has been the best bowler for Somerset and has picked up 12 wickets while bowling at an average of 18 and an economy rate of 9.82. However, he will be out of their squad on England duty after the recent Covid outbreak in the England camp.
Hampshire are placed at the 9th spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group points table with 2 wins and 5 losses from their 10 matches of the league. The team has 7 points.
Joe Weatherley is the top run-scorer for Hampshire with 206 runs at a strike rate of 127. He has struck 12 fours and 7 sixes. D'Arcy Short has also done well.
Mason Crane has been the best bowler for Hampshire and has picked up 11 wickets while bowling at an average of 19 and an economy rate of 8.07.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Hampshire - James Vince (c), Tom Alsop, Sam Northeast, Lewis McManus (wk), James Fuller, Ian Holland, Scott Currie, Ajeet Dale, Brad Wheal, Kyle Abbott, Mason Crane, Chris Wood, Ryan Stevenson, Keith Barker, Liam Dawson, Aneurin Donald, Felix Organ, Joe Weatherley, D’Arcy Short, Tom Scriven, Brad Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme
Somerset - Tom Abell (c), Steven Davies (wk), Will Smeed, Lewis Goldsworthy, Tom Banton, Lewis Gregory, Tom Lammonby, Craig Overton, Roelof van der Merwe, Ollie Sale, Max Waller, Merchant de Lange, Josh Davey, Jack Leach, Jack Brooks, Ned Leonard, Kasey Aldridge, Ben Green, Eddie Byrom, James Hildreth, Sam Young, George Bartlett, Eddie Byrom, Devon Conway
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Somerset
Who will win? – Somerset
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Tom Abell (Somerset), Joe Weatherley (Hampshire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Josh Davey (Somerset), Mason Crane (Hampshire)
Most Sixes – Tom Abell (Somerset), Joe Weatherley (Hampshire)
Player of the Match – Tom Abell
Team Scores Batting first – Somerset 180+, Hampshire 160+
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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