Warwickshire (WAR) & Somerset (SOM) will battle it out for a place in the playoffs on 12th August. The match will take place at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham. According to Indian Standard Time, the match will begin at 3.30 PM.
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Preview
Warwickshire will be looking to earn a consolation win in their final-round game. n their previous match, the host suffered a seven wicket defeat at the hands of Surrey. With this result, the county side will have to win their final game by a comprehensive margin to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition.
Somerset also suffered defeat in their previous match against Leicestershire. Despite losing the previous encounter, Somerset are still well placed for the next round of the competition. Somerset will be assessing the fact that bowlers failed to defend a competitive score of 326 runs in 50 overs.
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Weather Report
The weather forecast for the game is going to be perfect with no interruptions. Temperature is expected to be around 21 °C with a wind speed of 1 Km/hr.
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Pitch Report
The wicket prepared for the game will provide interesting battle with bat and ball. Since it’s a balanced pitch, it will benefit to both the sides in the game. The batters will have an edge if they play long.
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Probable Playing XI
Warwickshire: Michael Burgess (wk), Pieter Malan (C), Sam Hain, Hanuma Vihari, Adam Hose, Chris Woakes, Tim Bresnan, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Olly Stone, Ryan Sidebottom, Danny Briggs
Somerset: Tom Banton, James Hildreth (C), Tom Abell, George Bartlett, Eddie Byrom, Lewis Gregory, Ben Green, Lewis Goldsworthy, Marchant de Lange, Craig Overton, Josh Davey
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: Michael Burgess (wk), Pieter Malan, Sam Hain, James Hildreth, Tom Abell, Chris Woakes, Lewis Gregory, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Olly Stone, Marchant de Lange, Craig Overton
WAR vs SOM: Royal London One-Day Cup: Match Prediction
Based on current form, Warwickshire have played excellent cricket in matches played at home and will start as favorites to win this fixture. With likes of Robert Yates, Ed Pollock and Will Rhodes showing decent form for Warwickshire, the home side will showcase their best cricket in this all-important tie. On the other hand, Somerset will have to bowl really well to get a positive result out of this match.