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Glamorgan vs Somerset, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021, Today Match Prediction

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, England

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

Somerset beat Glamorgan by 74 runs

Bottom-ranked Glamorgan face stern test against Somerset

  • Glamorgan suffered a comprehensive defeat against Sussex.
  • David Lloyd and Daniel Douthwaite put in credible performances for Glamorgan in a losing cause.
  • Somerset suffered defeat in their previous game against Hampshire.

Expect Somerset to beat Glamorgan by a close margin.

Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, England | Toss: To Bat

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Host Glamorgan will face uphill battle when they take on Somerset in the 114th match of T20 Blast at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

Glamorgan lost to Sussex by 33 runs in the previous game played at Sophia Gardens. Captain Chris Cooke will be hoping that the side can make a strong comeback in this home fixture.

On the other hand, Somerset put in an abject batting performance to suffer their biggest defeat of the season. Captain Max Waller will be hoping that the side can learn from their mistakes and put in an improved performance against Glamorgan.

Both teams have competed in 35 matches in the history of T20 Blast competition where Somerset have an upper hand with 19 wins compared to Glamorgan’s 10 victories whereas five matches ended as a draw.

 

Glamorgan Preview

In the previous game, the bowlers erred in their lines and lengths and conceded 201 runs against Sussex.

Daniel Douthwaite was the pick of the bowlers for Glamorgan and claimed 3 for 28 in his four overs.  Roman Walker conceded 44 runs and claimed three wickets in full quota of overs.

Chasing 202 runs for victory, openers Kiran Carlson and David Lloyd got the side off to a flying start. Once openers perished in quick succession, the side lost momentum in their innings.

For Glamorgan, David Lloyd was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 51 runs off 29 balls with the help of seven boundaries and one six. He was well supported by the likes of Daniel Douthwaite, who chipped in with 35 runs off 18 balls with the help of four sixes.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of David Lloyd, Colin Ingram, Daniel Douthwaite to deliver the bulk of the runs.

Medium pacer Daniel Douthwaite has been leading the bowling charts for Glamorgan and claimed 14 wickets at an economy rate of 8.15.

Glamorgan Predicted Playing XI:

Kiran Carlson, David Lloyd, Colin Ingram, Chris Cooke (c & wk), Billy Root, Daniel Douthwaite, James Weighell, Callum Taylor, Sam Pearce, Andrew Salter, Roman Walker

Glamorgan Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
D Lloyd
51
29
7
1
175.86
D Douthwaite
35
18
0
4
194.44
K Carlson
22
20
3
0
110
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Walker
4.0
0
44
3
11
D Douthwaite
4.0
0
28
3
7
J Weighell
2.0
0
31
1
15.5

Glamorgan Actual Playing XI:

Marnus Labuschagne, Timm van der Gugten, Colin Ingram, Roman Walker, Chris Cooke, Billy Root, Ruaidhri Smith, David Lloyd, Andrew Salter, Daniel Douthwaite, Kiran Carlson

Somerset Preview

A win against Glamorgan in this fixture will help them seal their place in the playoffs of the competition.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Devon Conway, James Hildreth and  Will Smeed to deliver the  bulk of the runs.

New Zealand opener Devon Conway has shown excellent performances for the county side this season. Left-hander accumulated 235 runs in six innings at an average of 58.75 with three half-centuries to his name.

Besides Conway, the likes of Will Smeed and James Hildreth chipped in with notable scores in this year’s competition.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Jack Brooks, Merchant de Lange and Ben Green to make crucial breakthroughs.

Somerset Predicted Playing XI:

Devon Conway (wk), James Hildreth, Will Smeed, Lewis Goldsworthy, George Bartlett, Tom Lammonby, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Jack Brooks, Max Waller (c), Marchant de Lange

Somerset Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Van Der Merwe
25
18
2
1
138.89
W Smeed
15
9
1
1
166.67
G Bartlett
14
14
0
1
100
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
M de Lange
4.0
0
33
2
8.25
J Brooks
4.0
0
33
2
8.25
B Green
3.0
0
24
1
8

Somerset Actual Playing XI:

Tom Lammonby, Marchant de Lange, Ben Green, Steven Davies, Craig Overton, Jack Leach, RE Van Der Merwe, Will Smeed, Devon Conway, Lewis Goldsworthy, James Hildreth

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Clouds
00h
16
0 mm.
1.94 k/h
From: NNE
2%
03h
16
0 mm.
1.93 k/h
From: NE
1%
06h
16
0 mm.
1.56 k/h
From: NNE
1%
09h
20
0 mm.
0.64 k/h
From: NE
0%
12h
22
0 mm.
1.32 k/h
From: ENE
13%
15h
22
0 mm.
2.21 k/h
From: SW
64%
18h
22
0 mm.
1.5 k/h
From: WNW
78%
21h
18
0 mm.
2.71 k/h
From: NNE
13%

Weather Conditions

Traditionally, the wicket at Cardiff is going to provide tight contest between bat and ball. The weather forecast for the game is expected to be sunny intervals with light winds.

Venue Details

Sophia Gardens in Cardiff is going to host the 114th game of T20 Blast between Glamorgan and Somerset.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be keen to bat first and post a score in excess of 180 runs. Majority of the games played at Cardiff this season have been won by side batting first.

Based on recent performances, Somerset will fancy their chances of beating Glamorgan in this fixture.

With the likes of Devon Conway, Merchant de Lange and Will Smeed, the Somerset side will be keen to bring their best cricket to the fore in this fixture.

On the other hand, Inconsistency from the batting lineup has been Glamorgan’s weakness this season.

Expect Somerset to beat Glamorgan by a close margin.

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