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Essex vs Somerset, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022, Today Match Prediction

The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford, England

188/5 in 20.0

9.40

194/2 in 17.3

11.09 Star
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Somerset won the toss and chose to bowl first

Somerset beat Essex by 8 wickets

Essex, Somerset lock horns in high-octane clash

  • Somerset managed to eke out a close win over Gloucestershire.
  • Essex registered a hard-fought win over Sussex at Chelmsford.
  • Michael Pepper, Matthew Critchley, Adam Rossington and Daniel Sams put in excellent performances for Essex in the previous match.

Expect Somerset to overcome Essex in a high-scoring thriller at Chelmsford.

Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022 | Format: T20 | Venue: The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford, England | Toss: To Bat

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Name
NOR
LAN
WRW
DER
YOR
LEI
NOT
DUR
WOR
M
Won
Lost
Tied
NR
PTs
NRR
10
6
2
0
1
14
0.522
9
6
2
1
0
13
0.697
9
6
3
0
0
12
0.924
9
5
4
0
0
10
0.5
9
4
4
1
0
9
0.778
10
4
6
0
0
8
-0.752
7
3
3
0
1
7
-0.52
9
3
6
0
0
6
-0.391
10
1
8
0
0
3
-1.584

Host Essex will be looking to continue their winning ways when they take on Somerset in the South Group game of the 2022 Vitality T20 Blast competition played at County Ground, Chelmsford on Sunday.

In their previous match, Somerset registered a narrow win over Gloucestershire, courtesy excellent performances from Lewis Gregory, Rilee Rossouw and Peter Siddle. With this result, Somerset have climbed to second position in the South Group points table.

On the other hand, Essex registered a 11-run win over Sussex, courtesy splendid contributions from Mathew Critchley, Adam Rossington, and Daniel Sams. Captain Simon Harmer will be hoping that the side can continue their excellent form in this contest.

In a game played earlier this season, Somerset registered a comfortable win over Essex via DLS method.

Essex Preview

The county side have registered back-to-back victories in the competition against Middlesex and Sussex.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Michael Kyle-Pepper, Matthew Critchley and Paul Walter to deliver the bulk of the runs and help Essex post a competitive score in their allotted 20 overs.

In the previous match, all-rounder Daniel Sams went berserk at the back end of the innings and smashed a breathtaking 71 off just 24 balls with the help of six fours and six sixes. Besides Sams, Adam Rossington, Feroze Khushi, Michael Pepper and Matthew Critchley contributed with decent scores to help Essex post a mammoth 244 runs in their 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Matthew Critchley, Simon Harmer, Ben Allison, Aron Nijjar and Daniel Sams to provide crucial breakthroughs.

With 14 wickets at an excellent economy rate of 6.59, Leg-spinner Matthew Critchley is currently leading wicket-taker for Essex.

Essex Predicted Playing XI:

Simon Harmer (c), Daniel Sams, Aron Nijjar, Feroze Khushi, Adam Rossington, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Matthew Critchley, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook

Essex Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
D Sams
71
24
6
6
295.83
M Pepper
36
18
6
1
200
A Rossington
35
21
4
2
166.67
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
M Critchley
4.0
0
37
2
9.25
D Sams
4.0
0
41
1
10.25
B Allison
2.0
0
50
1
25

Essex Actual Playing XI:

Adam Rossington, Matt Critchley, Paul Walter, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, Feroze Khushi, Daniel Sams, Tom Westley, Ben Allison, Simon Harmer, Michael Pepper

Somerset Preview

The visitors will not make any changes to their playing XI for their game against Essex. In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell, Tom Banton, Will Smeed, Tom Lammonby and Lewis Gregory to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous match, bowling all-rounder Lewis Gregory showcased his skills with the bat and smashed 60 off 36 balls with the help of two fours and five sixes. Besides Gregory, Rilee Rossouw continued his excellent and notched up his fourth half-century of the competition.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Jack Brooks, Peter Siddle and Lewis Gregory to deliver timely breakthroughs.

 

Somerset Predicted Playing XI:

Tom Banton (wk), Will Smeed, Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell (c), Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory, Roelof van der Merwe, Ben Green, Lewis Goldsworthy, Peter Siddle, Jack Brooks

Somerset Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
L Gregory
60
36
2
5
166.67
R Rossouw
54
35
5
3
154.29
T Banton
23
18
4
0
127.78
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
P Siddle
4.0
0
30
3
7.5
J Brooks
4.0
0
46
1
11.5
L Gregory
2.0
0
12
1
6

Somerset Actual Playing XI:

RR Rossouw, Tom Lammonby, Peter Siddle, Ben Green, Lewis Gregory, Thomas Abell, RE Van Der Merwe, Will Smeed, Jack Brooks, Lewis Goldsworthy, Tom Banton

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
11
0.83 mm.
4.48 k/h
From: NNE
95%
03h
10
1.53 mm.
4.86 k/h
From: N
100%
06h
10
0 mm.
2.5 k/h
From: N
100%
09h
13
0 mm.
3.78 k/h
From: N
100%
12h
15
0 mm.
3.18 k/h
From: N
100%
15h
19
0 mm.
3.92 k/h
From: NNE
96%
18h
16
0 mm.
3.1 k/h
From: NE
98%
21h
11
0 mm.
3.46 k/h
From: NNE
73%

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game at Chelmsford will be excellent for batting units. Expect no assistance from the pitch for the bowlers. The weather forecast for Sunday’s game is going to be sunny with slight breeze.

Venue Details

County Ground, Chelmsford is going to host the South Group game of the 2022 Vitality T20 Blast competition between Essex and Somerset.

Toss: To Bat

Both the sides will be keen to win the toss, bat first and post a score in excess of 200 runs. The last two matches played at Chelmsford have been won by side batting first.

Based on current, Defending Champions Somerset will be favorites to win their game against Essex. With likes of Rilee Rossouw, Lewis Gregory and Peter Sidde in their ranks, Somerset will be keen to continue their excellent form against Essex.

On the other hand, Essex will have to bring their A-game to the table to upstage Somerset in this all-important clash.

Expect Somerset to overcome Essex in a high-scoring thriller at Chelmsford.

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Author: Shoaib Z.