Match Preview : (By-Anuj)

Hampshire Vs Somerset:

       Welcome to today’s match prediction & preview of the second Semi-Final of Vitality T20 Blast, which will be played between Hampshire Vs Somerset in the Edgbaston, Birmingham on July 16. The two teams last met each other in a league match of the current season, where Hampshire won by 14 runs.

       Hampshire is coming with defeat to Birmingham in a high scoring contest in Quarter Final match. The skipper of Hampshire James Vince is in very good form and the leading most run scorer this season. His performance in today’s match will be a matter for Hampshire to reach in the final not easy to go to the Final.

       On the other side, Somerset is coming with defeat to Derbyshire by a big margin of 191 runs. From the Somerset side, Russow is the second most run scorer this season. The team will expect another good innings in this match.

Probable XI:

Hampshire: Ben McDermott (wk), James Vince (c), Tom Prest, Joe Weatherley, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Liam Dawson, Nathan Ellis, Chris Wood, Mason Crane, Brad Wheal

Somerset: Will Smeed, Tom Banton (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell (c), Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Craig Overton, Josh Davey, Peter Siddle

H2H Record :

Total Matches: 24
Hampshire: 8
Somerset: 15
No Result: 1

Weather Report :

       According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 20°C and humidity will be 65%. The speed of the wind will be around 8 km/h and the sky will be clear.

Pitch Report :

       The surface at Edgbaston helps the pacers early on, after the game progresses batsman and spinner are more effective during the middle of the match. Teams winning the toss will like to bowl first to make full use of the early movements and restrict the opponents to a below the par score.

Match Prediction:

Somerset will win

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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