Somerset will play Gloucestershire at The County Ground in Bristol. On Friday, June 9 at 18:30 local time, this Twenty20 match begins. Despite their disappointing start to the tournament, Gloucestershire has begun to rise up the South Group table thanks to recent results. With 10 balls remaining in their Sunday victory over Middlesex, they are now two points away from the top four.
Numerous savants had begun to discount Gloucestershire in the current year’s T20 Impact however they are presently searching for their fourth success from their last five matches. Somerset has been the most impressive team in either the South Group or the North Group thus far in the Vitality T20 Blast 2023.
However, on Wednesday night, they suffered their first defeat of the competition when they were defeated by Hampshire Hawks by 5 runs. Before losing to Hampshire Hawks in their final match, Somerset was on track to win every game they played in the group stage. As a result, they lost their 100% record.
Match details :
- Match: Gloucestershire vs Somerset, Vitality T20 Blast 2023
- Date: June 9, 2023, Friday,
- Time: 11:00 PM IST
- Venue: County Ground, Bristol
In the wake of missing a couple of games through injury, guardian hitter Tom Banton, who had searched in great structure in the early rounds of this mission, returned at the highest point of the request with 31 runs from 21 balls against the Falcons. On Wednesday, Will Smeed scored his first half-century for the 2023 Blast.
Somerset to beat Gloucestershire
Weather Report :
Since there will be no precipitation, the playing conditions will be pleasant. Temperatures will be around the 14-degree Celsius mark.
Pitch report :
This Essentialness T20 Impact game will be played at The District Ground, Bristol. This Westcountry derby on a surface that helps pace bowlers will be a treat for both teams.
Fantasy tips :
- David Payne gets swing and bowls precisely. Our pick for Gloucestershire’s top wicket-taker in this match is the left-arm pace bowler.
- Our pick for Somerset’s highest run scorer in this match is offensive opening batter, Tom Banton.
- We expect Ben Green to take the most wickets for Somerset against Gloucestershire, as he has 12 in his last four matches.
Dream 11 :
- Captain: Ben Green
- Vice-Captain: Ollie Price
- Wicketkeeper: Tom Banton
- Batsmen: Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Ben Charlesworth
- All-Rounders: Ollie Price, Ben Green, Lewis Gregory, Jack Taylor
- Bowlers: David Payne, Tom Smith, M. Henry, Roelof van der Merwe
Where to watch :
Live Streaming: YouTube channel of Gloucestershire
Playing XIs :
- Grant Roelofsen, Ben Charlesworth, Miles Hammond, Oliver Price, James Bracey (wk), Jack Taylor (c), Zafar Gohar, Danny Lamb, MD Taylor, Tom Smith, David Payne
- Will Smeed, Tom Banton (wk), Sean Dickson, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory (c), Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Josh Davey Peter Siddle, Shoaib Bashir