SOM vs HAM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of County Championship match between Somerset and Hampshire.
SOM vs HAM County Championship Match Preview:
Somerset will lock horns with Hampshire in a Division One encounter of County Championship Division One, 2022 at the The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton starting on Thursday.
Somerset didn’t have a great start to this season as they suffered three consecutive losses. But they have come back strongly with two huge wins.
On the other hand, Hampshire have been in good form this season. They have won three, lost one and one game was drawn. They are second with 81 points while Somerset are sixth with 56 points.
Both teams have a good bunch of players. Hence, a crackerjack on the cards.
SOM vs HAM County Championship Match Details:
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Date & Time: May 19-May 23, at 03.30 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
SOM vs HAM County Championship Pitch Report:
The bowlers have relished the Taunton surface and have kept the batsmen under pressure throughout the encounter. The side batting first has won 38 times while the batting second has won 28 matches.
SOM vs HAM County Championship Probable Playing XIs:
SOM: Tom Lammonby, Tom Abell, Matt Renshaw, James Hildreth, Steven Davies, Tom Banton, Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Peter Siddle, Jack Leach, Josh Davey
HAM: James Vince, Felix Organ, Ian Holland, Nick Gubbins, Liam Dawson, Ben Brown, Aneurin Donald, Keith Barker, Kyle Abbott, James Fuller, Mohammed Abbas
Top Picks for SOM vs HAM County Championship Dream11 Prediction, and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Tom Abell will be a popular captaincy pick. The Somerset skipper has amassed 443 runs at an average of 63.28 which includes two hundreds and as many fifties. He has two wickets to his name as well.
Peter Siddle is in solid form with the ball. The veteran Australian pacer has picked up 16 wickets and has an average of 17.18. He could be a key bowling pick.
Craig Overton has bowled superbly in this tournament. The seam-bowling all-rounder has taken 22 wickets at an average of 16.63 and has a bowling strike-rate of 36.3. He can be handy with the bat as well. Thus, he could be a solid captaincy option.
Matt Renshaw has played four matches in this County season and he seems to be in good form. The left-hander has mustered 333 runs in six innings.
Scotland pacer Josh Davey has a good record in first-class cricket. The Aberdeen-born pacer has taken 148 wickets at an average of 21.83. He has picked up eight scalps while averaging 17.62 this season.
Nick Gubbins is the leading run-getter for Hampshire this season. He has scored 407 runs at an average of 58.14 which includes a couple of hundreds and a fifty.
James Vince has looked in solid touch with the bat. The Hampshire captain has aggregated 352 runs at an average of 44.00 which includes three half-centuries and one hundred.
Joe Weatherley is a promising opener for Hampshire. He scored 168 runs in the first game against Somerset.
Mohammad Abbas has been very consistent in this County Championship 2022. The Pakistan seamer has returned with 22 scalps and averages 17.81.
Keith Barker is in top form with the ball. The left-arm pacer has returned with 21 wickets at an average of 18.85. He has also contributed 199 runs with the bat. Thus, he could be an effective choice as vice-captain.
Kyle Abbott is a wicket-taking bowler and could be a vital pick. The South African pacer took two wickets in the last game. He had picked up 46 scalps at an average of 21.65 last season.
SOM vs HAM County Championship Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
|Player||Statistics (Last 5 matches)|
|Tom Abell||443 runs + 2 wickets|
|Matt Renshaw||333 runs|
|Craig Overton||22 wickets|
|Nick Gubbins||407 runs|
|Mohammad Abbas||22 wickets|
|Keith Barker||199 runs + 21 wickets|
SOM vs HAM County Championship Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Tom Abell, Nick Gubbins, Joe Weatherley
Vice-Captain – Keith Barker, Mohammad Abbas, Craig Overton
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SOM vs HAM Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Tom Banton
Batsmen– Matt Renshaw, Joe Weatherley, James Vince
All Rounders– Keith Barker (VC), Craig Overton, Tom Abell (C)
Bowlers– Josh Davey, Peter Siddle, Kyle Abbott, Mohammad Abbas
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SOM vs HAM Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Ben Brown
Batsmen– Matt Renshaw, Joe Weatherley, James Vince, Nick Gubbins (C)
All Rounders– Keith Barker, Craig Overton, Tom Abell
Bowlers– Josh Davey, Peter Siddle, Mohammad Abbas (VC)
SOM vs HAM County Championship Probable Winner:
Hampshire is expected to win this match of County Championship Division One, 2022.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.