Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Vitality T20 Blast 2021 Quarter Final 3 - Somerset vs Lancashire - August 26
The Vitality T20 Blast 2021 Quarter Final match between Somerset and Lancashire will be played at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
Lancashire Lightning are placed at the 3rd spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 North Group points table with 7 wins and 5 losses from their 14 matches of the league. The team has 16 points.
Finn Allen is the top run-scorer for Lancashire with 399 runs at a strike rate of 159. He has struck 43 fours and 15 sixes. Keaton Jennings has also made 298 runs at a strike rate of 126.
Luke Wood has been the best bowler for Lancashire and has picked up 13 wickets while bowling at an average of 28 and an economy rate of 8.29.
Somerset are placed at the 2nd spot in the Vitality T20 Blast 2021 South group points table with 8 wins and 4 losses from their 14 matches of the league. The team has 18 points.
Devon Conway is the top run-scorer for Somerset with 309 runs at a strike rate of 125. He has struck 41 fours and 2 sixes. In his absence, Will Smeed will take charge. Smeed has also made 283 runs at a strike rate of 134.
Marchant de Lange has been the best bowler for Somerset and has picked up 14 wickets while bowling at an average of 21 and an economy rate of 7.97.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Somerset - Tom Abell, 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
Lancashire Lightning - Dane Vilas, Jos Buttler, Keaton Jennings, Liam Livingstone, Luke Wells, Owais Shah, Danny Lamb, Alex Davies (wk), Steven Croft, Josh Bohannon, Rob Jones, Danny Lamb, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Liam Hurt, George Balderson, George Lavelle, Ed Moulton, George Burrows, Jack Blatherwick, Jack Morley, Jackson Bird, Matt Parkinson, Richard Gleeson, Saqib Mahmood, Luke Wood, Finn Allen
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Somerset
Who will win? – Somerset
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Will Smeed (Somerset), Finn Allen (Lancashire)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Marchant de Lange (Somerset), Luke Wood (Lancashire)
Most Sixes – Tom Banton (Somerset), Finn Allen (Lancashire)
Man of the Match – Will Smeed
Team Scores Batting first – Somerset 200+, Lancashire 190+
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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