Rishi Patel has been in sublime form with the bat in this tournament so far.
In the Group B match of the English One-Day Cup, we will witness a match between Somerset and Leicestershire. Both the teams have had contrasting fortunes in this tournament and there is a considerable gap between them on the points table.
Somerset have played six matches so far and have won three out of them. They have lost one and two were drawn due to rain. They are ranked third in the points table. Leicestershire have played six matches and have won two of them. They have lost three matches, while one was abandoned due to rain.
Somerset vs Leicestershire, Group B
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Date & Time: August 10th at 3:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM local time
Live Streaming: Youtube/Team website
It’s a pitch that is generally good for batting in recent times. The boundaries are short, which allows the batsmen to score more runs.
Probable Playing XIs for SOM vs LEI:
Steven Davies (wk), Sam Young, Edward Byrom, James Hildreth, Lewis Goldsworthy, George Bartlett, Josh Davey (c), Kasey Aldridge, Ned Leonard, Marchant de Lange, Sonny Baker
Rishi Patel, Harry Swindells (wk), Arron Lilley, Lewis Hill (c), George Rhodes, Louis Kimber, Ben Mike, Rehan Ahmed, Will Davis, Edward Barnes, Gavin Griffiths
Top Picks for SOM vs LEI Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Somerset
Lewis Goldsworthy has managed to score important runs in this tournament. He has scored 295 runs at an average of 73.75. Goldsworthy has scored three fifties and has managed to take two wickets.
James Hildreth has scored crucial runs at crucial times. He has managed to make 223 runs at an average of 55.75. His strike rate is more than 100.
Top Picks – Leicestershire
Rishi Patel has been in sublime form with the bat in this tournament so far. He has managed to score 238 runs at an average of 47.80 and a strike rate of 95.
George Rhodes has been good with the ball in this tournament so far. He has taken six wickets in five innings at a good economy. He has also managed to score important 66 runs.
SOM vs LEI Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SOM vs LEI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Steve Davies, H Swindells, R Patel, L Hill, James Hildreth, L Goldsworthy (C), G Rhodes (VC), A Lilley, S Baker, K Aldridge, E Barnes
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SOM vs LEI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Steve Davies, Rishi Patel (C), James Hildreth (VC), E Byrom, L Goldsworthy, G Rhodes, B Mike, A Lilley, S Baker, R Ahmed, J Davey
SOM vs LEI Risky Captaincy Choices:
Steven Davies has scored 162 runs, but there are options who have been more consistent than him. Hence, he will be a risky pick for captaincy.
Aaron Lilley is a good all-rounder but he hasn’t managed to play that stand-out performance so far. He has scored some runs and taken some wickets.
Player you should avoid:
G Griffith is a decent player, but given the number of options in this team, you can pick any other player.
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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.