(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Weather Report, Pitch Report, Ground Stats and Match Prediction)
Match Preview :
The 21st match of the vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Somerset and Essex on The Cooper Associates County Ground on 29th May. Somerset has played 1 match and they registered a win in it. They beat Kent by 8 wickets. Their batting has looked good and they will look to continue the winning momentum. On the other side, Essex has managed to win their opening encounter against Kent by 4 wickets. Like Somerset their batting is strong and they will be keen to make it 2 in 2 in terms of wins.
Somerset Squad: Tom Banton (wk), Will Smeed, Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell (c), Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory, Lewis Goldsworthy, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Marchant de Lange, Josh Davey, George Bartlett, and Jack Brooks
Essex Squad: Adam Rossington (wk), William Buttleman, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Matthew Critchley, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook, Shane Snater, and Jamal Richards
H2H Record :
Total Matches: 13
Somerset Won: 7
Essex Won: 6
H2H Record at The Cooper Associates County Ground:
Total Matches: 6
Somerset Won : 3
Essex Won : 3
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 13°C and humidity will be 68%. The speed of the wind will be around 10 km/h and there is a probability of rain.
The pitch at the Cooper Associates County ground is suitable for batting and the short boundaries also help in it but due to the overcast conditions, the first few overs will be challenging. The captain winning the toss will look to have a bat first as there are chances of rain.
Today Match Prediction :
Toss: Somerset has more chance to win
Match: Essex has more chance to win