T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11
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T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11

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On Thursday (3rd September) afternoon, Worcestershire Rapids will compete against Somerset CCC at Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham) in the Central Group of the T20 Blast 2020.

Both teams have played three matches in this tournament. Out of those matches, Rapids have lost twice and the other one been abandoned (due to rain) while Somerset have won once, lost once and the other one been abandoned.

T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Match Details

In the Central Group of the T20 Blast 2020, Worcestershire Rapids will face Somerset CCC at Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham) on Thursday (3rd September) afternoon. This match will begin at 13:05 local time (17:35 IST).

T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Pitch Report

Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham) will host this match, where the first batting side gets advantage in T20s if they score 160+ total.

Average completed first innings total at this venue in last five T20 matches: 160.40

Last five T20 match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 4; 2nd Batting team won – 1.

T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Full Squad

Worcestershire Rapids: Riki Wessels, Hamish Rutherford, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Brett D’Oliveira, Ben Cox (wk), Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard (C), Daryl Mitchell, Dillon Pennington, Charlie Morris, Adam Finch, Pat Brown and Ben Twohig

Somerset CCC: Lewis Gregory (c), Tom Abell, Babar Azam, George Bartlett, Eddie Byrom, Josh Davey, Steve Davies, Ben Green, James Hildreth, Tom Lammonby, Ollie Sale, Roelof van der Merwe and Max Waller.

T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Predicted Playing XI

Worcestershire Rapids: Riki Wessels, Hamish Rutherford, Jack Haynes, Jake Libby, Brett D’Oliveira, Ben Cox (wk), Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard (C), Daryl Mitchell, Dillon Pennington and Pat Brown

Somerset CCC: Babar Azam, Steve Davies (wk), James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Eddie Byrom, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Lewis Gregory (c), Ollie Sale, Josh Davey and Max Waller

T20 Blast 2020: Worcestershire Rapids vs Somerset CCC – Fantasy Tips

Worcestershire Rapids

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Rapids players haven’t managed to provide positive starts for the team anyway. Opener Riki Wessels, wicket-keeper batsman Ben Cox, middle-order batsman Ross Whiteley etc. are some crucial names in this batting line-up.

Among the bowlers, only Dillon Pennington (3 wickets) and Brett D’Oliveira (1 wicket) have managed to pick up any wickets in this season. Pat Brown and captain Ed Barnard are the other important names for the bowling side.

Somerset CCC

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The biggest news in the Somerset side is that skipper Lewis Gregory and Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam are available from this match. In this tournament, Tom Abell has scored one half-century while James Hildreth scored 34 runs in both the matches, including one not out during their successful chase.

Roelof van der Merwe is a very useful all-rounder who scored a crucial 41 not out off 25 balls against Northamptonshire in this tournament.

Playing only his third T20 match during their last game, the 22-year-old all-rounder Ben Green not only claimed his first T20 wicket but he also won the Player of the Match award for his incredible bowling figures of 4-0-26-4. Also, Ollie Sale has taken 3 wickets in this tournament while the crucial leg-spinner Max Waller has got 2 wickets. Scottish player Josh Davey also took 2 wickets in the last game.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Babar Azam, Roelof van der Merwe, Tom Abell

Vice-captain Ben Green, Riki Wessels

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:

Wicket-keeper(s) – Ben Cox

Batsmen – James Hildreth, Babar Azam (C), Tom Abell, Ben Green, Riki Wessels

All-Rounder(s) – Roelof van der Merwe (vc), Brett D’Oliveira

Bowlers – Max Waller, Pat Brown, Dillon Pennington

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