Ravi Rampaul is a player with vast international experience and he also is familiar with English conditions.
In this Group B match of the English One-Day cup 2021, Somerset will take on Derbyshire. This will be the first match for Somerset and they will be starting this tournament with a home game. On the other hand, Derbyshire played one match and suffered a defeat.
Most of the stars of each of these teams are missing, which is a huge blow for them. However, Somerset have some experienced players like James Hildreth and Steven Davies in their ranks. Derbyshire are coming into this match on the back of a six-wicket loss against Leicestershire.
Somerset vs Derbyshire, Group B
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Date & Time: July 25th at 6:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
It’s a pitch that is generally good for batting and has seen fantastic bounce for the bowlers. Having said that, we can say that the wicket will be good for batters and also provide something to the bowlers.
Probable Playing XIs for SOM vs DER:
Ben Green, Kasey Aldridge, Sonny Baker, George Bartlett, Jack Brooks, Josh Davey, Steve Davies, James Hildreth, Lewis Goldsworthy, Jack Leach and Sam Young
Billy Godleman (c), Harry Came, Brooke Guest, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Anuj Dal, Harvey Hosein (wk), Matt McKiernan, Connor Marshall, Nils Priestley, Ben Aitchison, Ravi Rampaul
Top Picks for SOM vs DER Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Somerset
James Hildreth is a very experienced player and has done extremely well in the List A format. He has scored 5781 runs in his one-day cricket career and should be able to use all his experience for these matches.
Steve Davies is another experienced player who has seen several successes in the one-day format. He has more than 5,000 runs in this format and should be able to use all that experience in churning out runs for his team.
Top Picks – Derbyshire
Billy Godleman has experience of scoring runs in this format. He has more than 2500 runs in List A career and is coming off a hundred in the opening match of the tournament.
Matt McKiernan played a good hand in his List A debut. He, as an all-rounder, played a superb hand and scored 20 runs and then took one wicket.
SOM vs DER Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SOM vs DER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Steve Davies (VC), B Guest, N Priestley, James Hildreth, G Barlett, B Godleman (C), F Hudson-Prentice, Matt McKiernan, Ravi Rampaul, Jack Leach, B Aitchison
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SOM vs DER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
S Davies, H Hosein (C), James Hildreth (VC), Harry Came, G Bartlett, B Godleman, L Goldsworthy, Matt McKiernan, Josh Davey, C Marshall, B Aitchison
GLO vs LAN Risky Captaincy Choices:
Ravi Rampaul is a player with vast international experience and he also is familiar with English conditions. He will be a risky captaincy pick.
Player you should avoid:
Sam Young has not played a single match so far for Somerset and it is better to avoid him.
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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.